Corrections

The Camden County Correctional Academy program prepares recruits for entry-level positions as a county correctional officer and juvenile correctional officer. Correctional Officers Recruit Training Program purpose also is to prepare recruits to develop skills and knowledge of the fundamentals of dealing with inmates within penal institutions.   Apply & Register Program Details

The Camden County Correctional Academy program prepares recruits for entry-level positions as a county correctional officer and juvenile correctional officer. Correctional Officers Recruit Training Program purpose also is to prepare recruits to develop skills and knowledge of the fundamentals of dealing with inmates within penal institutions.

 


Degree/Certificate:
Certificate of Achievement
Code Course Credits
First Semester
CRJ-101 Administration of Justice 3
CRJ-106 Contemporary Corrections 3
HPE-109 Physical Conditioning/Police Recruits 3
HPE-170 First Aid, Safety, and Prevention of Injury 3
  Total Minimum Credits 12
 

Program Goals

  • To prepare recruits to transfer into a 2-year Criminal Justice, CRJ.AS program.
  • To prepare recruits to demonstrate a working knowledge of constitutional concepts applicable to caring for those incarcerated.
  • To prepare recruits to apply critical thinking skills to resolve problems with inmates.
  • To prepare recruits to demonstrate skills necessary for safety and prevention of injury to correctional staff, clients and other inmates.
  • To prepare recruits to establish career goals and objectives to enhance personal growth.

Program Student Learning Outcomes

At the end of the program, the recruit will be able to:

  1. Discuss concepts of the Constitution of the United States.
  2. Compare and contrast the components of the criminal justice system and various agencies involved in the administration of justice.
  3. Extrapolate local criminal justice issues to global justice and security issues.
  4. Analyze criminal justice practitioner problems with the public.

Admissions Requirements

Recruits who enter the Camden County Correctional Academy as a correctional officer must be sponsored by county enforcement agency, which have been selected as a recruit by their standards or procedures and have assumed all costs of training, uniforms, salary, etc.

Contact Person

Orlando Cuevas
(856) 227-7200, ext. 4874
email: ocuevas@camdencc.edu

Police Academy
(856) 374-4950

Additional information

CIP Code

43.0102

Program Code

COR.CA