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Criminal Justice Departments

Welcome to the Criminal Justice departments of Lone Star College! You can use your Criminal Justice courses toward an Associate of Arts academic degree and workforce programs. Find out how!


Contacting the Criminal Justice Department

  • The department director's office is your primary source for all program, course and transfer questions.
  • The department director approves all coursework exceptions and prior learning experiences for credit courses toward your degree or certificate.
  • CE-to-Credit linked courses can also be verified by contacting the department director or dean.

LSC-CyFair Contacts

LSC-CyFair Criminal Justice Department

Name Phone Office
Jonathan C. Durm, Ph.D
Interim Dean Division IV
Department Chair Behavioral Science
281.290.3988 Jonathan.C.Durm@lonestar.edu HSC1 204C

LSC-Kingwood Contacts

LSC-Kingwood Criminal Justice Department

Name Phone Office
Jennifer Chiotti
Department Chair
281.312.1768 Jennifer.Chiotti@lonestar.edu LIB 202E
Dr. Cassandra Rincones
Dean of Social Sciences, Humanities, Cosmetology, & Kinesiology
281.312.1670 Cassandra.Rincones@lonestar.edu APA 109A

LSC-Montgomery Contacts

LSC-Montgomery Criminal Justice Department

Name Phone Office
Molly Lasco
Department Chair
936.271.6334 Molly.Lasco@LoneStar.edu G-121C
Brandy Harvey
936.273.7265 Brandy.A.Harvey@LoneStar.edu G-120B

LSC-North Harris Contacts

LSC-North Harris Criminal Justice Department

Name Phone Office
Lynda Dodgen
Department Chair
281.618.5536 Lynda.J.Dodgen@LoneStar.edu ACAD-168J
Dr. James Good
Dean of Instruction
281.618.5573 James.A.Good@LoneStar.edu ACAD-133B

LSC-Tomball Contacts

LSC-Tomball Criminal Justice Department

Name Phone Office
Dr. Margaret Jelinek Lewis
Department Chair
281.351.3341 Margaret.S.JelinekLewis@lonestar.edu  S-153K
Jared Cootz
281.351.3342 Jared.D.Cootz@lonestar.edu W-219

LSC-University Park Contacts

Name Phone Office
Dave Gaer
281.290.2663 David.C.Gaer@lonestar.edu UP12.603C
Methias Plank
Department Chair
281.290.2741 Methias.W.Plank@LoneStar.edu UP12.624
Jermaine Johnson, Ph.D.
Lead Faculty
281.655.3784 Jermaine.A.Johnson@LoneStar.edu  UP12.726

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