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Visalia Criminal Justice Corrections Program Director George Hernandez

Criminal Justice Corrections Program Director knows successful law enforcement careers begin in the classroom

by Nyla on September 21, 2017

“The professional standards we teach our Criminal Justice (Corrections) students are what they are going to have to carry on in the rest of their careers – what they learn in school they will project in the job,” says George Hernandez, Criminal Justice Corrections Program Director on the Visalia campus. In the seven years that Mr.

Posted in Criminal Justice: Corrections / Faculty Spotlights / Visalia

Bakersfield Criminal Justice Corrections student Tammy Zamora

A career jump into Criminal Justice Corrections lands perfectly

by Nyla on September 11, 2017

Tammy Zamora spent years as a court reporter, taking depositions and watching the legal outcomes of law enforcement and the judicial system. Being a part of all that criminal justice action made her want to get into it on a deeper level. Her vision was to become a Corrections Officer. “One day I just woke

Posted in Criminal Justice: Corrections / Student Spotlights / Visalia

Kern County Sheriffs recruitment event attendees

Criminal Justice Corrections students get a close look at their future in law enforcement

by Nyla on August 29, 2017

A few weeks ago, the Kern County Sheriff’s Department in Bakersfield opened their facility to 92 SJVC Criminal Justice Corrections students for an up close and personal experience with the sophisticated tools and techniques of law enforcement. “We had their bomb squad, hostage negotiation RV, two helicopters and squad cars with their emergency spotlights and

Posted in Bakersfield / Criminal Justice: Corrections / News and Events

SJVC Criminal Justice: Corrections students at the Women's Warrior Competition

SJVC Ontario’s Corrections students rule the Women’s Warrior Competition

by Nyla on August 1, 2017

It was the first time students from the Criminal Justice: Corrections program at SJVC Ontario would participate in the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Women’s Warrior Competition, so the six female cadets were a little apprehensive. “At first, it was excitement,” says Vianey Campista, Criminal Justice: Corrections student. “But after seeing the competitors and knowing

Posted in Criminal Justice: Corrections / News and Events / Ontario

Criminal-Justice-Corrections-grad-Alex-Ramos

Criminal Justice grad won’t give up on dream to join LAPD

by Nyla on July 27, 2017

“It’s exciting…and nerve-wracking,” says Alexander Ramos of the application process that each day brings him a little closer to his dream of becoming a police officer for the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD). The medical exam is in September, next is psychological testing, then he gets his date to enter the police academy. This is

Posted in Criminal Justice: Corrections / Grad Success

Modesto Criminal Justice Corrections graduate Elizabeth Pelayo

Sibling rivalry benefited Criminal Justice: Corrections program graduate

by Nyla on June 29, 2017

Elizabeth Pelayo and her brother Armando have a long history of healthy competition between them. They didn’t expect things to be any different when they both enrolled in the Criminal Justice: Corrections program on the Modesto campus. “There’s a competition between us; it’s always been that way,” says Elizabeth, who at 21-years-old is a year

Posted in Criminal Justice: Corrections / Grad Success / Modesto

Modesto Criminal Justice Corrections graduate Justen Roche

Three strikes didn’t mean ‘out’ for Criminal Justice Corrections career

by Nyla on June 15, 2017

Justen Roche had always dreamed of a career in the military or law enforcement. “They go hand-in-hand; both are protecting and serving,” he says. But because of a fused spine, broken in his youth while lifting weights, Justen could only physically perform one of those jobs: Law enforcement. There were still two other obstacles in

Posted in Criminal Justice: Corrections / Grad Success / Modesto