Criminal Justice Officer

This program is an introduction to the historical background, professional direction, agencies and processes, purposes, functions, ethics, administration, and technical problems of the criminal justice system. Areas examined are municipal, state, and federal systems. This program will prepare students to enter the law enforcement profession as a qualified candidate. Students enrolled in the Criminal Justice program will receive training that meets or exceeds CLEET standards. Students enrolled in the Criminal Justice program must complete an 80 hour ride-a-long internship with the Lawton Police Department, Lawton Police Dispatch, US Marshall’s Office and other agencies as assigned. Students must agree to allow the Great Plains Technology Center to submit their name to the Lawton Police Department and US Marshall’s Office for approval to participate in the ride-a-long internship portion of this work-based learning experience.

Instructor Bios:

Buddy Neasbitt
Criminal Justice Officer Instructor

14 Years of Teaching Experience
14 Years at Great Plains

Courses Taught

  • Criminal Justice

Contact: 580-250-5522 bneasbitt@greatplains.edu