Criminal Justice Technology

The Criminal Justice Technology curriculum is designed to provide knowledge of criminal justice systems and operations. Study will focus on local, state, and federal law enforcement, judicial processes, corrections, and security services. The criminal justice system's role within society will be explored.

Emphasis is on criminal justice systems, criminology, juvenile justice, criminal and constitutional law, investigative principles, ethics, and community relations. Additional study may include issues and concepts of government, counseling, communications, computers, and technology.

Employment opportunities exist in a variety of local, state, and federal law enforcement, corrections, and security fields. Examples include police officer, deputy sheriff, county detention officer, state trooper, intensive probation/parole surveillance officer, correctional officer, and loss prevention specialist.

If you are a student with a documented disability and would like to discuss appropriate academic accommodations, please contact Mr. Bruce Pomeroy in the Accessibility Services Office at 919-209-2074 or via email at

Students who have complete North Carolina Basic Law Enforcement Training after 2000 will receive nineteen (19) transfer credits toward the Associate in Applied Science Degree in Criminal Justice technology for the following courses:

  • CJC 131 - Crim Law (3)
  • CJC 132 - Court Procedures (3)
  • CJC 221 - Investigative Principles (4)
  • CJC 225 - Crisis Intervention (3)
  • CJC 231 - Constitutional Law (3)
  • CJC 121 - Law Enforcement Operations (3)

Contact Information

Kendra Howell
Criminal Justice Instructor
(919) 464-2362
Mark Sullivan
Department Chair, Criminal Justice Programs
(919) 464-2362