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Ozuna Library and Learning Center
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June 4 – July 29
(4-day work week)
Mon–Thurs: 8 a.m.–7 p.m.
Fri–Sun: Closed
Closed July 4th
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Criminal Justice

A higher education is essential for today's criminal justice professional. Many positions require a bachelor's degree, including probation and parole officers. Police departments typically encourage collegiate training by incentive pay and increased promotion opportunities. Some departments require some college or a four-year degree before applying. Most Federal agencies require a bachelor's degree. Palo Alto students will be taught by experienced criminal justice practitioners and teachers who recognize that students are concerned about their future careers. Field trips and guest speakers from local criminal justice agencies are an integral part of the curriculum of the criminal justice program.

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The Criminal Justice program at Palo Alto strives to provide students with the foundations necessary to prepare them for a career as competent public servants in all aspects of the field of criminal justice including law enforcement, corrections and the court system.



Contact Information

Department Chairperson:
Dr. John Hernandez

Guadalupe Hall (GUAD-124C)