Law Enforcement, Certificates

Program Overview

It is possible for a student to take a small grouping of courses which, taken as a unit, may satisfy requirements for a particular position within the law enforcement field. The student may make written application to the Office of Admissions and Registration to receive written verification of completion of the certificate program.

Additional Program Information

All criminal justice/law enforcement courses at KCC are taught by law enforcement professionals with advanced degrees and certification in the subject matter.

Those who complete the Private Security course are eligible for certification from the state of Illinois.

Basic Law Enforcement Principles

Curriculum code: C94A

LAWF 1513Introduction to Criminal Justice

3 Credits

LAWF 1613Police Operations & Services

3 Credits

Laws and Evidentiary Procedures

Curriculum code: C94B

LAWF 1713Basic Criminal Law

3 Credits

LAWF 1723Criminal Evidence & Procedures

3 Credits

Relationships and Juveniles

Curriculum code: C94C

LAWF 1753Juvenile Delinquency

3 Credits

LAWF 2713Community-Oriented Policing

3 Credits

Crime, Criminals, and Corrections

Curriculum code: C94D

LAWF 1513Introduction to Criminal Justice

3 Credits

LAWF 2513Criminology

3 Credits

LAWF 2723Introduction to Corrections

3 Credits

Investigation and Organization

Curriculum code: C94E

LAWF 1513Introduction to Criminal Justice

3 Credits

LAWF 1733Criminal Investigation

3 Credits

LAWF 2413Computer Crime Investigation

3 Credits

LAWF 2623Organization & Administration

3 Credits

Private Security

Curriculum code: C94F

LAWF 1513Introduction to Criminal Justice

3 Credits

LAWF 1713Basic Criminal Law

3 Credits

LAWF 2733Private Security

3 Credits

Program Cost

BASIC LAW ENFORCEMENT PRINCIPLES
Minimum credit hours required for completion: 6
Tuition and fees - $147.00 per credit hour 147.00
$882.00
Lab fees:
None at this time.
Books:
LAWF 1513 Intro. to Criminal Justice 162.80
LAWF 1613 Police Operations and Services 103.40
266.20
266.20
TOTAL $1,148.20
LAWS AND EVIDENTIARY PROCEDURES
Minimum credit hours required for completion: 6
Tuition and fees - $147.00 per credit hour 147.00
$882.00
Lab fees:
None at this time.
Books:
LAWF 1713 Basic Criminal Law 162.80
LAWF 1723 Criminal Evidence & Procedures 209.20
372.00
372.00
TOTAL $1,254.00
RELATIONSHIPS AND JUVENILES
Minimum credit hours required for completion: 6
Tuition and fees - $147.00 per credit hour 147.00
$882.00
Lab fees:
None at this time.
Books:
LAWF 1753 Juvenile Delinquency 117.20
LAWF 2713 Community-Oriented Policing 113.80
231.00
231.00
TOTAL $1,113.00
CRIME, CRIMINALS, AND CORRECTIONS
Minimum credit hours required for completion: 9
Tuition and fees - $147.00 per credit hour 147.00
$1,323.00
Lab fees:
None at this time.
Books:
LAWF 1513 Intro. to Criminal Justice 162.80
LAWF 2513 Criminology 103.95
LAWF 2723 Introduction to Corrections 196.60
463.35
463.35
TOTAL $1,786.35
INVESTIGATION AND ORGANIZATION
Minimum credit hours required for completion: 9
Tuition and fees - $147.00 per credit hour 147.00
$1,323.00
Lab fees:
None at this time.
Books:
LAWF 1513 Intro. to Criminal Justice 162.80
LAWF 1733 Criminal Investigation 134.80
LAWF 2413 Computer Crime Investigation 77.00
LAWF 2623 Organization and Administration 176.40
551.00
$551.00
TOTAL $1,874.00
PRIVATE SECURITY
Minimum credit hours required for completion: 9
Tuition and fees - $147.00 per credit hour 147.00
$1,323.00
Lab fees:
LAWF 2733 Private Security 60.00
60.00
Books:
LAWF 1513 Intro. to Criminal Justice 162.80
LAWF 1713 Basic Criminal Law 160.20
LAWF 2733 Private Security 116.00
439.00
439.00
TOTAL $1,822.00
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