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Criminal Justice - Lafayette: Home

This guide provides information for Criminal Justice students doing research in law enforcement, youth services, corrections, and other topics in the field of criminal justice.



Welcome to Ivy Tech Community College LibGuides. This guide is one of a collection of subject guides based on a program or specific course offered at Ivy Tech Community College - Lafayette Region. It will help you locate information for research and general course assignments.

This is a selective listing of resources and should be supplemented through interaction with your instructors and the college library staff.

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Ivy Tech Programs

Ivy Tech Community College Lafayette campus has two programs directly related to the legal profession. The Lafayette campus offers Criminal Justice and Paralegal Studies.

Criminal Justice professionals are found in a wide variety of both public and private criminal justice facilities and service providers. They can be found in law enforcement agencies, correctional facilities and programs, advocacy programs, and other human service agencies. Associate of Science degree is transferable to Indiana University and Indiana State University. For program information see: Criminal Justice

Paralegals help attorneys prepare for meetings, hearings and trials. They perform research of legal resources, both printed and online, and prepare written reports. Maintaining client files, preparing drafts of various legal papers, filing court documents and retrieving information are also important duties of a paralegal. For program information see: Paralegal Studies.

Virtual Libraries/Search Engines

 The following sites provide access to organized collections of resources available on law, policing, criminal justice, etc. on the Internet.

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Cindy Mitchell
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3101 South Creasy Lane

Lafayette, IN 47905