Canadian Justice System

Course Code: PSI 101

Academic Year: 2020-2021

This introductory course provides students with an overview of the Canadian criminal and civil justice system with a particular emphasis on the history, function, role, and organization of the Canadian security and investigation industry. The operation of the criminal justice system is examined and analyzed in light of contemporary issues affecting the system. The civil court process is outlined and discussed to help students understand the role that civil litigation has on the private sector security function and the impact court actions/decisions have on individuals, security practitioners and organizations. Each of the major components of Canada's justice system are explored, from criminal and civil enforcement through the courts and correctional services.