If you’re looking for a career in law enforcement, Meridian’s new Criminal Justice program is the place to start. Students will learn and get hands-on training in criminal law, court proceedings, functions of the police, arrest procedures and security. Using critical thinking, students will analyze data in criminal investigations. Students will also learn and apply forensic investigative techniques to process crime scenes and collect evidence. In addition to participating in leadership development, students will develop tactical and interpersonal skills while gaining awareness of the day-to-day operations of public safety.
Criminal Justice I This major is an introduction to law enforcement and emergency service careers. Students will study criminal law, police function, defensive tactics, jail detention, and firearm safety. Students will also learn how to process crime scenes, collect evidence, and use related equipment. Applied concepts in physical fitness will be part of the program. […]
Criminal Justice II This major is a continuation of Criminal Justice I; and will focus more on advanced patrol tactics, criminal investigations, and advanced jail detention concepts. Students will also focus on public safety, community policing, and community relations. Interactive activities and projects will reinforce knowledge gained in the classroom. Workforce connections such as police […]