Students currently enrolled in a Human and Public Services Program at BRCC are eligible for college credit if they hold current certifications in any of the trainings listed below.  To request college credit, students should email pictures of current certifications to Registrar@brcc.edu

Virginia Criminal Justice Training Academies

Students in the Administration of Justice Associate of Applied Science degree program may be awarded credit for successful completion of training at Central Shenandoah Criminal Justice Training Academy or other approved Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services certified training academy.  Students must complete at least 25% of their degree requirements at BRCC (up to 75% of graduation requirements can be awarded through credit for prior learning).

Basic Emergency Communications Officer Certification (2 weeks)

Course 

Title

Credits

ADJ 117 Police Communications and Records3

Basic Jail (Correctional Officer) Certification (9 weeks)

Course

Title

Credits

ADJ 127Firearms and Marksmanship3
ADJ 131Legal Evidence3
ADJ 241Correctional Law3
ADJ 140Introduction to Corrections3
PED 129Self Defense2

Basic Law Enforcement Certification (18 weeks)

Course

Title

Credits

ADJ 110Introduction to Law Enforcement3
ADJ 111Law Enforcement Organization & Administration3
ADJ 115Patrol Procedures3
ADJ 127Firearms and Marksmanship3
ADJ 130Introduction to Criminal Law3
ADJ 131Legal Evidence3
ADJ 240Techniques of Interviewing3
PED 129Self Defense2

DCJS Crime Prevention Specialist Certification

Course

Title

Credits

ADJ 229Law Enforcement and the Community3
ADJ 231Community Policing3

DCJS Crime Scene Photography Training (40 hours)

Course

Title

Credits

ADJ 173Forensic Photography I3

DCJS Crime Scene Processing and Evidence Collection Training (40 hours)

Course 

Title

Credits

ADJ 134Collection and Preservation of Physical Evidence3

DCJS SSO Certification

Course

Title

Credits

ADJ 105The Juvenile Justice System3

General Instructor Certification (current)

Course

Title

Credits

ADJ 100Survey of Criminal Justice3
ADJ 133Ethics for the Criminal Justice Professional3

Police Executive Leadership Development (Administrative Officers Course) from Southern Police Institute 

Course 

Title

Credits

ADJ 112Law Enforcement Organization and Administration3
ADJ 100Survey of Criminal Justice3
ADJ 133Ethics for the Criminal Justice Professional3
ADJ 215Report Writing for Law Enforcement3
ADJ 227Constitutional Law for Justice Personnel3

Training and Registration for DCJS Armed Security Officer

Course 

Title

Credits

ADJ 150Introduction to Security Administration3