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					                        FULLERTON COLLEGE
                  Program Review – Academic Programs
                             2009/2010

              Administration of Justice
                  Technology and Engineering Division




       This program review was prepared by those listed in an open and
       collaborative process. All full-time faculty in the program have had an
       opportunity to review the report, and the report was made available to
       the division as a whole prior to being submitted to PCC.

       Participants in the Review:



             Scott McKenzie, Dean of Technology and Engineering
                    EJ Pellegrino, Department Coordinator
                            Edgar Oglesby, Professor
                    Robert Smitson, Academy Coordinator
                             Jerry Stokes, Instructor




Department Coordinator                             Dean




________________________                         ___________________________



                               November 10, 2009


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I.   Program Description

     A. PROGRAM DESCRIPTION AND HISTORY

           In the 1960-1961 school year, Fullerton College offered for the first time a
           program in Police Science. Thirteen courses were offered during this
           “pilot” semester and several are still offered today.

           In 1970, the California Community College Chancellor’s Office approved
           the offering of an Associate in Arts degree in Administration of Justice at
           Fullerton College. In 1995-1996, the Administration of Justice Department
           requested that the degree offering be changed to the degree of Associate
           in Science to better reflect the vocational emphasis found in our course
           offerings. In 2000, Administration of Justice students requested that the
           department also include an Associate in Arts degree to better prepare
           them for their pursuit of the baccalaureate degree in criminal justice at the
           university level. In response to the students request and in conjunction
           with the North Orange County Police Chiefs’ Advisory Committee our
           Department developed the current Associates in Arts degree in
           Administration of Justice. In the fall of 2003, the Associate in Arts Degree
           program was approved by the California Community College Chancellor’s
           Office.

           In 1980, the Police Science program had grown and 34 different courses
           were being offered in the program. In 1991, the Administration of Justice
           Department offered a new Continuing Professional Training and Advanced
           Officer Training Courses program. These courses consist of one full day
           (8 hours) of training to three full days (24 hours) of training and cover a
           variety of subjects. All the courses are designed to meet California Peace
           Officers Standards and Training (POST) requirements for in-service police
           officers.

           In the Fall semester of 2009-2010, the Administration of Justice
           Department was mandated to cut a number of its offered courses, due to
           budget constraints. The budget cuts reduced the number of courses from
           eighteen different semester length courses to fifteen, and twenty-one
           different Short Courses to four.

     During the school year of 1975-1976 a Reserve Police Academy was offered. In
     1991 a Certified POST Extended Format Basic Police Academy was awarded to
     Fullerton College. The Basic Academy is still being offered and Class #38 is
     scheduled to start in January 2010.

     The Fullerton College Basic Police Academy is located on the property occupied
     by Fullerton College. The police academy presents two basic academies which
     are in session and consists of 1117 hours of instruction and offers 52 college
     credits upon successful completion which includes the Administration of Justice
     Certificate.

           The academy classes are provided in accordance with the Commission on
           POST statewide training standards. The Fullerton College Basic Police
           Academy continues to maintain a recruit hiring rate of approximately 60%.

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       The program successfully completed its POST recertification on March 26,
       2009.


B. PROGRAM GOALS

The department goal is to anticipate the needs of the law enforcement
community and the Administration of Justice student, by providing an
educational program that meets those needs. Our goals will be met by:

      Maintaining our partnerships within the law enforcement community via
       professional organizations and the North Orange County Police Chiefs
       Advisory Committee.
      Staff our classes with faculty members who are well versed in their areas
       of expertise and who are equipped to provide quality instruction.
      Continue to maintain our curriculum to accurately reflect the needs of our
       students and the law enforcement community, within which our students
       will work.
      Strengthen enrollment by utilizing a planned marketing strategy.

The primary goal of the Administration of Justice Department and the Fullerton
College Police Academy is to prepare students mentally, ethically, and physically
to assume the responsibilities and execute the duties of a peace officer in today’s
society.

Each student, prior to receiving an Associate Degree in the Administration of
Justice program or graduation from the academy, must demonstrate acceptable
proficiency in the following competency areas:

      Professional Reasoning
      Human Relations/Communication Skills
      Problem-Solving
      Job Knowledge
      Physical Skills


C. PROGRAM DEGREES AND CERTIFICATES OFFERED (Attachment A)

D. PROGRAM COURSES OFFERED (Attachment B)

E. PROGRAM FACULTY

All Administration of Justice instructors are either retired or active members of
the criminal justice system, which includes police chiefs, command officers,
Sergeant and Police Officer experts in their field, probation and parole officers,
and an Attorney at Law.

The Administration of Justice Department employs five (5) full-time instructors:

      Ted Oglesby
      E. J. Pellegrino, Department Coordinator


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             Kevin C. Sampson
             Bob Smitson
             Jerry Stokes

       Fifty two (52) Adjunct Faculty are employed as well as two classified personnel.

       F. PROGRAM ADVISORY COMMITTEE

       A meeting with our Advisory committee is held annually and was most recently
       met on November 10, 2009. Members of the Police Chief’s Advisory Committee
       are:

                 Mark Yokoyama, Chief of Police, Cypress Police Department
                Jeff Kirkpatrick, Chief of Police, Seal Beach Police Department
                Todd Mattern, Chief of Police, Los Alamitos Police Department
                    Bill Hutchinson, Chief of Police, Brea Police Department
                   David Hinig, Chief of Police, La Habra Police Department

II.    Program Key Performance Indicators (Attachment C)


III.   Program Outcomes Analysis

       A. REPORT ON STATUS OF PREVIOUS REVIEW OUTCOMES ANALYSIS

                 1. Five new courses were submitted and approved by the Fullerton
                    College Curriculum Committee and the DCCC in the Fall of 2003
                    and were offered in the Fall of 2004. However, due to budget
                    mandates the following four courses are temporarily discontinued
                    for Fall 2009 and Spring 2010.

                                 AJ 068 F Parolee Contacts
                                 AJ 069 F H&S 11550 Drug Influence
                                 AJ 070 F Emergency Management
                                 AJ 071 F Preventing Racial Profiling

                     Note: AJ 102 F Introduction to Probation and Parole which was
                          the fifth course, continues to be offered.

       B. SUMMARY OF DATA

       Program access:
       Students are able to enroll and complete their educational goals in a timely
       manner due to the department’s stable course offerings, despite budget
       mandates. Academy students have no access problems. All but four POST
       AOT classes have been cut, due to budget mandates.

       Program resources:
       Staffing issues remain stable because of the availability of full time faculty to
       coordinate the unique program mix of classes. However, several retirements are



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likely in the next few years and it will be imperative to provide qualified
replacements in a timely manner.

Program efficiency:
The department regularly reviews the curriculum for appropriate content and
when needed submits modifications and new course proposals to the campus
curriculum committee. Additionally, both full time and adjunct faculty participate
in various POST workshops and committees related to their subject matter
expertise.

Program Success:
Degrees and Certificates awarded is the indicator regarding the success of this
program. Students who successfully complete the 10 month academy training
qualify for a certificate; this number is normally approximately 70-80 per year.
However, we are experiencing an approximate 45-50% increase in the basic
academy enrollment, which could increase the number of Certificates issued.
Additionally, students continue to take extra units for a degree, possibly for
employment purposes.

C. IDENTIFICATION OF TRENDS

Trends in the law enforcement education are driven by trends in the law
enforcement community that hire and employ our students. Enrollment,
curriculum content, and methods of delivery are the three main areas influenced
by these trends. Projected employment trends for peace officers show a strong
need for individuals who are prepared to enter law enforcement. However, the
financial solvency of cities who hire our students influence the demand for law
enforcement officers, which affects the number of students interested in the
Administration of Justice program.

History has taught us that high unemployment rates generally lead to higher
enrollment figures and the inverse is also true. Healthy employment trends seem
to lead to a downturn in our enrollment figures. It is during these times that our
ongoing marking and recruitment efforts are important. In our academy program
the majority of our students find work in the law enforcement community upon
completion of our academy training.

It should be remembered, that curriculum content must keep pace with the
changes in the law enforcement community. Instructors must regularly refresh
their teaching skills and understanding of these changes, as they relate to their
law enforcement expertise. However, the greatest challenge to maintain up-to-
date curriculum is the slow pace associated with the curriculum approval
process.




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D. IMMEDIATE SHORT-TERM PLANS

The department will continue to pursue the Program Goals listed in this document. We will
continue to participate as faculty members, both full time and adjunct, in workshops and
seminars to strengthen teaching skills, learn about utilization of alternative instructional
delivery methods and continue to maintain our high level of expertise in the law enforcement
community. Additionally, the department is committed to assisting and counseling students
toward the completion of their certificates and career goals. The department is preparing to
host classes in an alternative site, in preparation for the upcoming building remodel.

E. LONG-TERM PLANS

The Administration of Justice Department strives to meet the needs of local law enforcement
by providing classes for college students, law enforcement pre-entry students, police academy
students and advanced officers training. Classes are provided in accordance with the
Commission on Peace Officers Standards and Training (POST). As trends change in
technology and personnel requirements in law enforcement, we will maintain a close liaison
with our advisory committee in an attempt to quickly satisfy required training needs, both in the
degree program and the Police Academy. Preparations are also being made for the 2011
curriculum year review.

F. REQUEST FOR RESOURCES

Availability of specialized classroom access for physical training, combat wrestling and
weaponless defense classes. We presently share facilities with the Physical Education
Division. Even though the relationship with the physical education department is outstanding
and both work together to achieve a high level of instruction, it is a burden for both parties to
schedule classes at times that are beneficial to the students.




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                                         F U L L E R T O N                      C O L L E G E

                   Administration of Justice
                                                    Degree Programs
                                                   Associate in Arts Degree
The intent of this academic program is for students to transfer from the community colleges to the university to obtain a bachelor’s degree in
criminal justice. This program is tailored to meet general education requirements but offers specific AJ courses that will assist the student at
the four-year institution.

The Administration of Justice Associate in Arts Degree Program requires completion of Fullerton College requirements for General
Education courses as well as a total of 18-19 units of courses required by the Administration of Justice Department. Twelve (12) to thirteen
(13) units are in required courses, and an additional 6 units must be chosen from the restricted electives listed below:

       Required Courses (12-13 units)
       AJ 100 F    Introduction to Law Enforcement (3)
       AJ 110AF    Criminal Law (3)
       AJ 223 F    Criminal Investigation (3)
       MATH 120 F Introductory Probability and Statistics (4) or
       PSY 161 F Elementary Statistics for Behavioral Science (3)

       Restricted Electives (6 units)
       AJ 128 F        Police-Community Relations (3)
       AJ 222 F        Rules of Evidence (3)
       AJ 278 F        Multicultural Issues Within Administration of Justice (3)
       PSY 101 F       General Psychology (3)
       SOC 101 F       Introduction to Sociology (3)

                                                Associate in Science Degree
The intent of this academic program is for students wanting to go directly into a law enforcement profession. This program is tailored to
develop (via college coursework) a student’s knowledge and skill competence so that they can be competitive in gaining employment.

Curriculum leads to the Administration of Justice Associate in Science Degree and employment in the field of law enforcement.

This degree requires the completion of Fullerton College requirements for General Education courses as well as a total of 24 units courses
required by the Administration of Justice Department. Nine (9) units are in required courses, and an additional 15 units must be chosen from
the restricted electives listed below:

       Required Courses (9 units)
       AJ 100 F      Introduction to Law Enforcement (3)
       AJ 110AF      Criminal Law (3)
       AJ 151 F      Police Report Writing (3)

       Restricted Electives (15 units)
       AJ 097 F    Law Enforcement Supervisory Update (1.5)          AJ 222 F      Rules of Evidence (3)
       AJ 102 F    Introduction to Probation and Parole (3)          AJ 223 F      Criminal Investigation (3)
       AJ 110BF Advanced Criminal Law* (3)                           AJ 226 F      Narcotics and Vice Control (3)
       AJ 111 F    Traffic Enforcement (3)                           AJ 230 F      Crime Scene Techniques (3)
       AJ 128 F    Police-Community Relations (3)                    AJ 252 F      Police Patrol (3)
       AJ 135 F    Weaponless Defense (1)                            AJ 276 F      Investigation of Homicidal Behavior (3)
       AJ 137 F    Firearms* (1)                                     AJ 278 F      Multicultural Issues in Administration of Justice (3)
       AJ 140 F    Juvenile Procedures (3)                           AJ 279 F      Contemporary Issues in Law Enforcement (3)
       AJ 220 F    Criminal Procedures (3)                           AJ 901 F      Organized Crime and the Criminal Justice System (3)
       *Prerequisite required


NOTE: Satisfactory completion of the Fullerton College AJ 059AF/AJ 059BF Police Basic Academy Extended Format (26-26) will also
fulfill completion of the major. Consult your counselor for selection of coursework for General Education and electives.

                                                          Attachment B (1 of 2)
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                                                Certificate Programs
Administration of Justice Certificate                                     P.O.S.T. Law Enforcement
The Administration of Justice Certificate Program requires the
                                                                          Skills Development
completion of 52 units from the courses listed below, with a
                                                                          The P.O.S.T. Law Enforcement Skills Development Certificate
minimum grade point average of 3.00 or better. At least one half of
                                                                          Program is intended to meet the basic requirements of California Penal
the units toward the certificate must be completed at Fullerton
                                                                          Code 13510 in raising the competence level of current and aspiring law
College.
                                                                          enforcement personnel. The certificate requires the completion of 17
                                                                          units, of which 9.5 units are in required courses. An additional 7.5 units
Completion of:
                                                                          must be taken from the restricted electives listed below. All restricted
AJ 059AF Police Basic Academy, Extended Format (26)                       electives are certified by the California Commission on Peace Officer
AJ 059BF Police Basic Academy, Extended Format (26)                       Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.). A minimum grade of “C” is needed
                                                                          for each required course taken, with the exception of AJ 079 F (CR/NC).
Crime Scene Investigation                                                 At least one half of the units toward the certificate must be completed at
                                                                          Fullerton College.
The Crime Scene Investigation Certificate Program prepares
students for entry-level employment as a crime scene investigator or      Required Courses (9.5)
field evidence technician in the law enforcement field. The program       AJ 079 F Law Enforcement Career Preparation (0.5)
requires the completion of 17 units with a minimum grade point            AJ 100 F Introduction to Law Enforcement (3)
average of 3.00 or better for courses offered in the certificate          AJ 110AF Criminal Law (3)
program. A minimum of 12 units toward the certificate must be             AJ 151 F Report Writing (3)
completed at Fullerton College.
                                                                          Restricted Electives (7.5)
Required Courses (17 units)
                                                                          AJ 067 F     Current Issues in Administration of Justice (0.5 – 3)
AJ 092 F      Crime Scene Investigation (1)                               AJ 068 F     Parolee Contacts* (1.5)
AJ 093 F      DNA Genetic Fingerprinting (.5)                             AJ 069 F     H & S 11550 Drug Influence (0.5)
AJ 096 F      CAD/Crime Scene Application (.5)                            AJ 070 F     Emergency Management (1.5)
AJ 151 F      Police Report Writing (3)                                   AJ 071 F     Preventing Racial Profiling (0.5)
AJ 222 F      Rules of Evidence (3)                                       AJ 072 F     Investigating Domestic Terrorism (1)
AJ 223 F      Criminal Investigation (3)                                  AJ 073 F     Interview and Interrogation Update (1.5)
AJ 230 F      Crime Scene Techniques (3)                                  AJ 074 F     Conflict Resolution for Police Officers (0.5)
PHOT 101 F    Introduction to Photography (3)                             AJ 075 F     Cultural Diversity (1)
                                                                          AJ 076 F     Community-Oriented Policing and Problem Solving (0.5)
Crime Analysis                                                            AJ 077 F     Organized Crime (1)
                                                                          AJ 078 F     Multi-Agency Task Force (0.5)
The Crime Analysis Certificate Program prepares students for              AJ 080 F     Lifetime Fitness for Law Enforcement (2)
entry-level employment as a crime analyst in the law enforcement          AJ 081 F     Use of Force (0.5)
and/or private security field. The certificate requires the completion    AJ 082 F     Tactical Awareness (0.5)
of 17 units, of which 11 units are in required courses. An additional     AJ 083 F     Narcotics Training for Field Officers (0.5)
6 units must be taken from the restricted electives listed below. A       AJ 084 F     Domestic Violence (0.5)
minimum grade of “C” is needed for each required course taken. At         AJ 085 F     Police Vehicle Pursuits (2)
least one-half of the units toward the certificate must be completed at   AJ 086 F     Values, Principles and Ethics (0.5)
Fullerton College.                                                        AJ 087 F     Supervisory Response to Officer Involved Shooting* (1)
                                                                          AJ 088 F     Gang Awareness Update* (1.5)
Required Courses (11 units)                                               AJ 089 F     Child Abuse/Child Pornography (0.5)
AJ 223 F       Criminal Investigation (3)                                 AJ 090 F     Weaponless Defense/Baton Training (0.5)
GEOG 230 F     Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (3)         AJ 091 F     Instructional Skills Development (2)
GEOG 241 F     Basic Crime Mapping* (2)                                   AJ 092 F     Crime Scene Investigation (1)
GEOG 242 F     Advanced Crime Mapping* (3)                                AJ 093 F     DNA Genetic Fingerprinting (0.5)
                                                                          AJ 095 F     Preventing Sexual Harassment (0.5)
Restricted Electives (6 units)                                            AJ 096 F     CAD/Crime Scene Application (0.5)
AJ 092 F Crime Scene Investigation (1)                                    AJ 097 F     Law Enforcement Supervisory Update (1.5)
AJ 100 F Introduction to Law Enforcement (3)
AJ 110AF Criminal Law (3)                                                 *Prerequisite required
AJ 151 F Police Report Writing (3)
AJ 252 F Police Patrol (3)




                                                          Attachment B (2 of 2)
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                                                     Administration of Justice
                                                               PROGRAM KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATOR


     ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE             2004-2005                                2005-2006                                2006-2007                                2007-2008                               2008-2009
Key Performance Indicator        Su        Fa        Sp         An        Su        Fa         Sp        An        Su        Fa        Sp        An        Su        Fa        Sp        An        Su        Fa        Sp        An
Course Information
 Sections Offered                     6         47        47     100           7         44         44        95        8         41        36        85        6         38        34        78        6         42        33        81
   Day                                4         35        34         73        5         33         30        68        6         33        25        64        14        28        23        55        4         32        23        59
   EveninglWeekend                    2         12        13         27        2         11         14        27        2         8         11        21        2         10        11        23        2         10        10        22
   Online                             0         0         0          0         0         0          0         0         0         0         0         0         0         0         0         0         0         0         0         0
   Short Term                         6         18        19         43        7         16         16        39        8         15        10        33        6         13        8         27        6         15        8         29
 Courses Offered                      4         35        38         42        5         32         35        42        5         30        28        39        3         27        25        35        3         29        25        35
   Day                                2         28        30         33        3         25         26        33        3         25        21        32        1         21        19        27        1         23        19        26
   EveninglWeekend                    2         12        13         16        2         11         14        16        3         12        13        21        2         10        11        16        2         10        10        16
   Online                             0         0         0          0         0         0          0         0         0         0         0         0         0         0         0         0         0         0         0         0
   Short Term                         4         15        19         21        5         13         16        22        5         12        10        19        3         11        8         16        3         11        8         16
Student Information
 Majors                                     360       486        607                 582        568       792                 619       564       744                 653       596       875                 769       751      1,036
 New Majors                                     89    135        224                 130            25    155                 175           58    233                 277       136       413                 246           95    341
 Enrollments                      207      1,115     1,038      2,360      134      1,004       946      2,084      121       839       796      1,756          96    812       843      1,751      '103     1,024      949      2,076
 FTES                                 54    170       145        370           34    121            89    244           31    107           84    222           29    114       108       250           27        74        96    198
 WSCH                            1,632     5,114     4,348     11,093     1,008     3,616      2,684     7,309      919      3,223     2,510     6,652      870      3,414     3,229     7,513      824      2,230     2,888     5,942
Program Resources
 FTE Faculty                       0.5       7.4       6.3           14     0.4       7.4        7.6          15    2.0        7.0       6.9      15.9       0.2       6.8       6.7      13.7       0.3       7.1       6.5      13.9
 Personnel
 Supplies
Program Efficiency
 Ave Section Size                 34.5      23.7      22.1       23.6      19.1      22.8       21.5      21.9     15.1       20.5      22.1      20.7      16.0      21.4      24.8      22.4      17.2      24.4      28.8      25.6
 Fill Rate (Census)              44%       59%       63%         59%      39%       57%        60%       57%       22%       55%       62%       53%       27%       56%       70%       58%       29%       64%       79%       66%
 WSCH per FTEF                   3,401      696       690        785      2,401      492        356       477       453       460       366       418      4,352      504       482       549      2,746      314       446       428
 Cost per WSCH
 Cost Per Major
Program Outcomes
 Course Retention                93%       88%       86%         88%      87%       87%        84%       86%       97%       84%       76%       81%       90%       81%       82%       82%       91%       86%       84%       85%
 Course Success                  82%       78%       76%         77%      86%       74%        71%       74%       88%       69%       67%       69%       81%       70%       73%       72%       91%       77%       75%       77%
 New Major Persistence
 Degrees Awarded                                                     31                                       28                                      34                                  . 34
 Certificates Awarded                                            102                                          56                                      31                                      31
 Transfers                                                           51                                       43                                      49                                      40




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