2024-2025 College Catalog 
    May 30, 2024  
2024-2025 College Catalog

CJI Crime Scene Investigation, CP

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The University of Arkansas System’s Criminal Justice Institute (CJI) provides education and advanced training in progressive areas of law enforcement to sworn law enforcement officers and individuals employed full-time by a law enforcement agency in a crime scene capacity. To successfully complete a program, students will be required to complete basic law enforcement training at an ACLEST accredited academy, take special courses through the Criminal Justice Institute, and general education courses through National Park College (NPC).

NPC offers tuition waivers for certified law enforcement officers within Garland County.

Certificates of Proficiency under 16 hours are not eligible for Financial Aid. See a Financial Aid representative for more information.

CJI Courses - 12 Credit Hours

Crime Scene Technician Certificate Program (135 contact hours) 9 credits
Law Enforcement Certification  (These hours are earned through completion of the Arkansas Law Enforcement Training Academy or its equivalent based upon approval of the Arkansas Commission on Law Enforcement Standards and Training.) 3 credits

**A non-commissioned law enforcement employee currently serving as a Civilian Crime Scene Specialist will be required to complete an additional three credit hours from the educational institution to fulfill this requirement.

15 Credit Hours

See your NPC Academic or Faculty Advisor for degree and graduation information

*Course is part of the Arkansas general education core requirements.

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