4.39 out of 5
4.39
9 reviews on Udemy

StudiGuide 2: The California Criminal Justice System

Study Guide for the California Police Academy (P.O.S.T.) Written Examination
Instructor:
Michael Rubacha
33 students enrolled
English [Auto-generated]
At the end of this StudiGuide course, students will be able to understand the California Criminal Justice System.
Students will be able to understand the basic concepts of The California Criminal Justice System.
Students will, after careful study and review of this course, will be able to have a better understanding for the testing and passing of the State of California’s Commission on Peace Officer Standard and Training (POST) basic police academy written examination.

Welcome to the StudiGuide 2: The Criminal Justice System in California course

This StudiGuide course is presented in a manner that readily allows you to identify the POST goals and learning objectives as you follow along in your POST workbooks to help you better understand the material.

After review and study of this StudiGuide:

IDENTIFY the freedoms and rights afforded to individuals under the U.S. Constitution, the Bill of Rights, and later amendments and how the U.S. Constitution amendments apply to the actions and conduct of peace officers (only the 1st, 4th, 5th, 6th, 8th and 14th Amendments)

IDENTIFY the differences between Parole and Probation

RECALL the definitions of parole and probation

DISCUSS (these are usually done in the classroom and not on the written tests):

· The components and primary goals of the criminal justice system

· The objectives of the judicial component of the criminal justice system

· The organization of the California court system, including positions commonly recognized as part of the judicial system

· The judicial process in criminal cases

· The objectives and responsibilities of the correction’s component of the criminal justice system

LIST the primary federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies within the criminal justice system

Information from this POST written examination will also appear on your Mid-Course (Midterm) and End-of-Course (Final) Proficiency Tests.

This StudiGuide course will allow you to understand the material presented in preparation for your POST written examinations through our  lectures and review questions.

StudiGuide 2: How To Pass This Written Examination

1
StudiGuide Introduction

Students will understand the nature and format of questions that may appear on the California POST police academy written examinations for this course.

Students will be able to familiarize themselves with the POST workbooks and find out other information via the POST website

2
Test Taking Tips

Students will understand test taking tips for the California POST police academy written examinations.

3
Discussion Post

Students will be able to ask any question, leave comments and/or rate this course for the benefit of others.

StudiGuide 2: OVERVIEW of the Criminal Justice System in California

1
What will be covered and how it will be covered

Students will be given an overview of this course, what will be covered and how it will be covered.

StudiGuide 2: The First Amendment

1
The 1st Amendment

Students will be able to understand a peace officer's requirements to protect and enforce a person's First Amendment rights to speak freely, exercise their religious beliefs and assemble peaceably.  

Students will be able to understand it is a peace officer's responsibility to protect individuals First Amendment rights against infringement by others.

2
First Amendment Review Questions

Lecture Review Questions.

StudiGuide 2: The Fourth Amendment

1
The 4th Amendment

Students will understand that peace officer's must respect an individuals Fourth Amendment rights.

Students will understand that peace officer's must be aware and abide by warrant requirements and related procedures when obtaining a warrant in accordance with the Fourth Amendment.

2
Fourth Amendment Review Questions

Lecture Review Questions.

StudiGuide 2: The Fifth Amendment

1
The 5th Amendment

Students will understand peace officers need to understand the relationship between an individuals right against self-incrimination and their responsibility to advise individuals of the right to remain silent when appropriate.

2
Fifth Amendment Review Questions

Lecture Review Questions.

StudiGuide 2: The Sixth Amendment

1
The 6th Amendment

Students will understand the Sixth Amendment entitlement for a suspect to have the assistance of counsel.  

Students will understand that this also affects a peace officer's ability to question a suspect and obtain admissible statements.

2
Sixth Amendment Review Questions

Lecture Review Questions.

StudiGuide 2: The Eighth Amendment

1
The 8th Amendment

Students will understand the requirement of bail to ensure the return of the suspect at subsequent court proceedings.

Students will understand it is a peace officer's responsibility to safeguard all prisoners' rights to be protected from cruel and unusual punishment.

2
Eighth Amendment Review Questions

Lecture Review Questions.

StudiGuide 2: The Fourteenth Amendment

1
The 14th Amendment

Students will understand through the Fourteenth Amendment, peace officer's are responsible for applying the law equally to all people regardless of race, creed, nationality, religious preference, national origin, wealth, or status.

2
Fourteenth Amendment Review Questions

Lecture Review Questions.

StudiGuide 2: The Components of the Criminal Justice System in California

1
Components of the California Criminal Justice System

Students will understand the criminal justice system is made up of three components: law enforcement, judicial and corrections.

2
Components of the Criminal Justice System in California Review Questions

Lecture Review Questions.

StudiGuide 2: Federal, State and Local Law Enforcement

1
California Law Enforcement Component

Students will be able to understand the California Law Enforcement component.

2
California Law Enforcement Review Questions

Lecture Review Questions.

StudiGuide 2: California Judicial Objectives

1
California Judicial Component

Students will be able to discuss the Judicial component of the Criminal Justice System in California.

2
California Judicial Review Questions

Lecture Review Questions.

StudiGuide 2: California Court System

1
The Court System in California

Students will be able to discuss the California court system.

2
California Courts Review Questions

Lecture Review Questions.

StudiGuide 2: The Judicial Process in California

1
California Judicial Process

Students will be able to discuss the Judicial Process in California to determine a defendant's guilt or innocence.

2
California Judicial Process Review Questions

Lecture Review Questions.

StudiGuide 2: California Corrections

1
California Corrections Component

Students will be able to discuss the objectives and responsibilities of the Correction's component of the Criminal Justice System in California.

2
California Corrections Review Questions

Lecture Review Questions.

StudiGuide 2: Defining California Parole and Probation

1
Parole and Probation: Definitions

Students will be able to recall the definitions of Parole and Probation in California.

StudiGuide 2: Differences in California Parole and Probation

1
California Parole and Probation: Differences

Students will be able to discuss the differences between Parole and Probation in California.

2
California Parole and Probation Review Questions

Lecture Review Questions.

3
Course Ending and StudiGuide 2 Course PDF

Course ending and closure.  Thank You for taking and completing this course.

Updates to StudiGuide 2 / February 2019

1
Updates to StudiGuide 2 / January 2018

Final Review Questions of the California Criminal Justice System

1
Final Review Questions: The California Criminal Justice System

Course Review Questions.

Bonus

1
Bonus: StudiGuide courses - $10

All StudiGuide courses available for a discounted price of just $10

You can view and review the lecture materials indefinitely, like an on-demand channel.
Definitely! If you have an internet connection, courses on Udemy are available on any device at any time. If you don't have an internet connection, some instructors also let their students download course lectures. That's up to the instructor though, so make sure you get on their good side!
4.4
4.4 out of 5
9 Ratings

Detailed Rating

Stars 5
4
Stars 4
4
Stars 3
1
Stars 2
0
Stars 1
0
56d650cce7d73fe078e08e1cd3b19b6c
30-Day Money-Back Guarantee

Includes

1 hours on-demand video
2 articles
Full lifetime access
Access on mobile and TV
Certificate of Completion