David Pulido

Residential Faculty - Administration of Justice

Administration of Justice Studies

Applied Sciences and Technology

Office: SC 14 - Room: 15A

831-524-6016 (mobile)

Office Hours

MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM9:00 AM - 10:00 AM8:00 AM - 10:00 AM9:00 AM - 10:00 AM 
  1:30 PM - 3:30 PM  
By appointmentBy appointmentBy appointmentBy appointment 

Classes Taught

Spring 2024

AJS109 Substantive Criminal Law 3 Credits

Covers philosophy of legal sanctions and historical development from the common law to modern American criminal law, classifications of crimes, elements of and parties to crimes, general definition of crimes, common defenses utilized. Includes specific offenses and the essential elements of each offense.

Prerequisites: None.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
26459
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/16/2024 - 05/10/2024
TuTh
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Class Started

AJS205 Effective Communication and Report Writing in Criminal Justice 3 Credits

Overview of effective communication for criminal justice agencies. Covers the communication process and flow. Written communication emphasized with report writing, including characteristics of reports and field notes, and the importance and uses of each. Form, style, and procedures for writing various reports, including elements of composition, required substance, proper and improper conclusions, and descriptions of persons and property. Prerequisites: None.

Course Notes: Course fees include online access to class materials including textbooks required to complete this course.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
27776

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
01/16/2024 - 05/10/2024

Class Started

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 27776 Students may contact instructor at: david.pulido@mesacc.edu

AJS212 Juvenile Justice Procedures 3 Credits

Examines the nature and extent of juvenile delinquency to the present. Including but not limited to the history, jurisdictions, terminology, procedures, and institutions of the juvenile justice system. Prerequisites: None.

Course Notes: Course fees include online access to class materials including textbooks required to complete this course.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
26465

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
01/16/2024 - 05/10/2024

Class Started

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 26465 Students may contact instructor at: david.pulido@mesacc.edu

AJS225 Criminology 3 Credits

Study of deviance, society's role in defining behavior; theories of criminality and the economic, social, and psychological impact of crime; relationships between statistics and crime trends. Examines crime victimization and the various types of crime and categories of offenders. Required in the AJS curriculum. Prerequisites: None.

Course Notes: Course fees include online access to class materials including textbooks required to complete this course, unless otherwise indicated

General Education Designations: Social-Behavioral Sciences [SB]
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
26466
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/17/2024 - 05/10/2024
MoWe
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Class Started

AJS258 Victimology and Crisis Management in Public Safety 3 Credits

Victimology, the criminal justice system, techniques of crisis intervention and management, and the importance of a multicultural and global perspective. Includes violent crimes, sexual assault, family violence, post-traumatic stress disorder, the role of substance abuse, developing effective coping skills of victims and responders, appropriate community resources, and the cultural responsiveness of the justice system.

Course Notes: Course fees include online access to class materials including textbooks required to complete this course, unless otherwise indicated

General Education Designations: Cultural Diversity in the US [C], Social-Behavioral Sciences [SB]
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
26474
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/16/2024 - 05/10/2024
TuTh
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Class Started

Spring Flex Start 2024

FSC258 Victimology and Crisis Management in Public Safety 3 Credits

Victimology, the criminal justice system, techniques of crisis intervention and management, and the importance of a multicultural and global perspective. Includes violent crimes, sexual assault, family violence, post-traumatic stress disorder, the role of substance abuse, developing effective coping skills of victims and responders, appropriate community resources, and the cultural responsiveness of the justice system.

General Education Designations: Cultural Diversity in the US [C], Social-Behavioral Sciences [SB]
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
28333

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
01/29/2024 - 05/10/2024

Class Started

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Students may contact instructor at david.pulido@mesacc.edu

Summer 2024

AJS230 The Police Function 3 Credits

Theories of procedures and methods of operations of public police with emphasis on discretionary powers available to the working police officer. Career opportunities and current trends in law enforcement presented. Prerequisites: None.

Course Notes: Course fees include online access to class materials including textbooks required to complete this course.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
15297

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
07/01/2024 - 08/01/2024

Open

16 of 25
Seats Available

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 15297 Students may contact instructor at david.pulido@mesacc.edu

AJS258 Victimology and Crisis Management in Public Safety 3 Credits

Victimology, the criminal justice system, techniques of crisis intervention and management, and the importance of a multicultural and global perspective. Includes violent crimes, sexual assault, family violence, post-traumatic stress disorder, the role of substance abuse, developing effective coping skills of victims and responders, appropriate community resources, and the cultural responsiveness of the justice system.

Course Notes: Course fees include online access to class materials including textbooks required to complete this course, unless otherwise indicated

General Education Designations: Cultural Diversity in the US [C], Social-Behavioral Sciences [SB]
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
15033

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
05/28/2024 - 06/27/2024

Open

9 of 25
Seats Available

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 15033 Students may contact instructor at: david.pulido@mesacc.edu

AJS260 Procedural Criminal Law 3 Credits

Concerned with the understanding of procedural criminal law. Examines the processes and procedures followed by law enforcement, attorneys, and the courts in the apprehension and prosecution of criminal offenders. Examines the rationale underlying major court holdings impacting the criminal justice process, the procedural requirements that stem from these holdings and their effect on the daily operations of the criminal justice system.

Prerequisites: None.

Course Notes: Course fees include online access to class materials including textbooks required to complete this course.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
15059

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
07/01/2024 - 08/01/2024

Open

11 of 25
Seats Available

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 15059 Students may contact instructor at: david.pulido@mesacc.edu

Fall 2024

AJS101 Introduction to Criminal Justice 3 Credits

An introduction to crime and society's responses to it. Examines the nature and causes of crime, the criminal law, constitutional safeguards, and the organization and operation of the criminal justice system including the police, courts, jails, prisons, probation and parole departments, and community corrections agencies. Covers the history of the criminal justice system, terminology and career opportunities. Prerequisites: None.

Course Notes: Course fees include online access to class materials including textbooks required to complete this course unless noted.

General Education Designations: Social-Behavioral Sciences [SB]
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
13219
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
08/20/2024 - 12/13/2024
TuTh
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Open

23 of 30
Seats Available

AJS109 Substantive Criminal Law 3 Credits

Covers philosophy of legal sanctions and historical development from the common law to modern American criminal law, classifications of crimes, elements of and parties to crimes, general definition of crimes, common defenses utilized. Includes specific offenses and the essential elements of each offense.

Prerequisites: None.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
15948
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
08/20/2024 - 12/13/2024
TuTh
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Open

14 of 25
Seats Available

AJS212 Juvenile Justice Procedures 3 Credits

Examines the nature and extent of juvenile delinquency to the present. Including but not limited to the history, jurisdictions, terminology, procedures, and institutions of the juvenile justice system. Prerequisites: None.

Course Notes: Course fees include online access to class materials including textbooks required to complete this course.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
13238

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
08/19/2024 - 12/13/2024

Open

16 of 25
Seats Available

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 13238 Students may contact instructor at: david.pulido@mesacc.edu

AJS225 Criminology 3 Credits

Study of deviance, society's role in defining behavior; theories of criminality and the economic, social, and psychological impact of crime; relationships between statistics and crime trends. Examines crime victimization and the various types of crime and categories of offenders. Required in the AJS curriculum. Prerequisites: None.

Course Notes: Course fees include online access to class materials including textbooks required to complete this course, unless otherwise indicated

General Education Designations: Social-Behavioral Sciences [SB]
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
13226
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
08/20/2024 - 12/13/2024
TuTh
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Open

25 of 28
Seats Available

Fall Flex Start 2024

AJS101 Introduction to Criminal Justice 3 Credits

An introduction to crime and society's responses to it. Examines the nature and causes of crime, the criminal law, constitutional safeguards, and the organization and operation of the criminal justice system including the police, courts, jails, prisons, probation and parole departments, and community corrections agencies. Covers the history of the criminal justice system, terminology and career opportunities. Prerequisites: None.

Course Notes: Course fees include online access to class materials including textbooks required to complete this course unless noted.

General Education Designations: Social-Behavioral Sciences [SB]
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
13220

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
10/14/2024 - 12/13/2024

Open

22 of 25
Seats Available

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Students may contact instructor at david.pulido@mesacc.edu

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