Criminal Justice

Simon Palacios, Instructor
Central High School, West Campus

Placement Recommendations:
This class is open to all students at Central High School. Student must be in 11th or 12th grade and/or at least 16 years old.

Course Description:
This course is ideal for the student considering pursuing a career in law or law enforcement. Students are introduced to the study of crime and the administration of justice in the United States. The focus throughout the course will be on the realities of enforcement and apprehension at the federal, state, and local levels, prosecution, courts, and the disposition of people charged with the commission of crimes. A former law enforcement officer teaches this course.
Upon completing this course, students are prepared to take ROP Criminal Investigations.

Class Advisors

All ROP teachers are required to maintain a list of advisors. These advisors are community members that work in fields related to their class, and help to advise them of current trends in the industry.