Phone: (501) 570-8000
At a Glance
The Criminal Justice Institute (CJI) is a campus of the University of Arkansas System that serves a unique population of non-traditional students—certified law enforcement professionals who are actively employed within our State’s police departments and sheriff’s offices. The Institute is committed to making communities safer by supporting law enforcement professionals through training, education, resources and collaborative partnerships.
Utilizing both classroom-based instruction and practical, hands-on application, CJI provides an educational experience designed to enhance the performance and professionalism of law enforcement in progressive areas of policing, including law enforcement leadership and management, crime scene investigation, computer applications, traffic safety, illicit drug investigations, school safety, and professional development.
The Criminal Justice Institute provides unparalleled support to the Arkansas law enforcement community by offering:
- Specialized Programs designed to advance the law enforcement profession
- Unique opportunities to complete law enforcement-specific Academic Certificates and Associate of Applied Science Degrees in collaboration with colleges and universities throughout Arkansas
- Online Programs that increase the accessibility of needed training to law enforcement personnel across the state