Welcome to Police Science and Criminal Justice at the Barry Tech Campus

    Welcome to Police Science and Criminal Justice! As the teacher, I bring years of experience as an attorney. I worked as a Deputy County for Nassau County and Assistant Corporation Counsel for New York City, working in the Family Court Bureaus. Additionally, I have years of experience working in various legal fields, including but not limited to real estate, divorce, mass toxic torts, and collections. I also served as the Associate Village Justice for the Village of Amityville. I enjoy bringing my real life experiences into the class. Students can explore various careers law enforcement such as police officers, lawyers, court officers, paralegals. corrections officers, homeland security or stenographers. 
  • Students in this course will be introduced to the laws, practices, and techniques necessary to work in the Criminal Justice System. Students will become familiar with the New York State Court System, Correction System, Police Organization, Private Security, and Homeland Security. Students will learn through hands-on, real-world activities such as internships, mock trials, patrol functions on the Student Security Department, field trips, and lectures/Demonstrations from guest speakers. 
    Students are eligible to receive college credit through our various Articulation agreements where they will receive college credits while attending Barry Tech Police Science. They may purchase 12 college credits through our Dual Enrollment program with Farmingdale State College where they can transfer credits to any college.

    Students will learn about:

    • All aspects of the Criminal Justice System: From arrest to release from prison
    • Conducting a crime scene investigation
    • Operating a security business
    • Dealing with special populations
    • Critical issues in Homeland Security
    • Communication skills
    • Police paperwork
    • Courtroom skills

      Students will practice:

    • Arrest procedures: Handcuffing techniques
    • Fingerprinting skills: Ink & Livescan
    • Self defense and tactics
    • Emergency response techniques (Patrol)
    • Private security systems (cameras)
    • Vehicle stops and accidents
    • Crime scene and lab techniques
    • Lidar speed enforcement
    • Metal Wand Detectors
    • Thermal Imaging  Camera