Certificate in Law Enforcement

The certificate in law enforcement is intended to aid in developing good communications skills, good judgment and decision-making skills, and display how to handle stress well within the broader context of a career in law enforcement. The certificate provides specialized law enforcement-based coursework to provide you with the knowledge and skills you will need to successfully enter the field. The certificate program allows the student to learn about community policing, police discretion, police ethics and corruption, issues of police leadership and management, patrol requirements, professionalism and other related topics necessary for success in the field.

Required Courses:

JUS 100  Workshop in Criminal Justice (Law Enforcement) 1-3 hours
JUS 315  Introduction to Private Security 3 hours
JUS 320  Police Systems and Practices 3 hours
JUS 325  Law Enforcement in the Community 3 hours
JUS 355  Criminal Investigation 3 hours
JUS 380  Topics (with appropriate content) 3 hours
JUS 600 Internship (Law Enforcement) 1-3 hours
JUS 670  Independent Study (Law Enforcement) 1-3 hours
JUS 675  Seminar (with appropriate content) 3 hours
TOTAL HOURS REQUIRED FOR CERTIFICATE   12 hours



Contact Information
 
Dr. John Raacke
Fort Hays State University
Rarick Hall 233A
600 Park Street
Hays, KS 67601
Phone:  (785) 628-5668
Email: jdraacke@fhsu.edu
Web: Justice Studies