CJK0002V

Introduction to Law Enforcement

Course Code:
CJK0002V

Credit Hours:
12 clock hours

Effective beginning:
2022-23

Sections:
002

 

Course Description:
This course is a component of the Law Enforcement Florida CMS Basic Recruit Academy. It is designed to introduce the student to law enforcement, the process for becoming a Certified Law Enforcement Officer, and the requirements of the Academy program.

 

Course Details

Prerequisites:

This course is open only to students admitted to the Law Enforcement Florida CMS Basic Recruit Academy. 

 

Instructors:

TBD

 

Required textbooks/ course materials:

No textbook or course materials are required to purchase for this course.

Florida Law Enforcement Academy Volume 1 © 2021 by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE). All rights reserved. Published by XanEdu Publishing, Inc. (Provided)

ZTC

 

Assignment/course outline:

See first-day handout.

 

Discipline-level learning outcomes:

Introduction to Law Enforcement, is an approved course by Florida Department of Law Enforcement for the purpose of Law Enforcement Certification. See chart below.

 

Course-level learning outcomes:

Course-level student learning outcomesDiscipline-level learning outcomesAssessment methods
  • The Roles of a Law Enforcement Officer
  • Steps to Becoming a Certified Officer
  • The Criminal Justice System
  • Chain of Command
  • Procedural Justice
  • Criminal Justice Ethical Concepts
  • Unethical Behavior
  • Fair and Unbiased Policing
  • Stress and Officer Wellness
  • Behavioral Health 

Outcome 1: Demonstrate mastery of Law Enforcement knowledge and skills.

Outcome 2: Demonstrate safety skills appropriate for employees in a Law Enforcement work setting.

Outcome 3:  Apply critical thinking and problem solving proficiency as appropriate for employees in a Law Enforcement work setting.

Outcome 4: Demonstrate team building, interpersonal, and ethical skills as appropriate for employees in a Law Enforcement work setting.

Outcome 5: Demonstrate leadership, organizational, and professional skills appropriate for employees in a Law Enforcement workplace.

Outcome 6: Demonstrate skills required for state certification and employment as a law enforcement officer.

Tests 

 

Means of accomplishing learning outcomes:

Lecture is the primary method of instruction. Students are expected to be attentive and are encouraged to ask questions. Lectures will come primarily from the textbook in formats that may include power point presentations, white board illustrations, videos, and web-based technologies and student discussion on specific topics.

 

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