CJK0002V

Introduction to Law Enforcement

Course Code:
CJK0002V

Credit Hours:
12 clock hours

Effective beginning:
2021-22

 

 

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:

Florida Law Enforcement Academy Volume 1 © 2021 by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE). All rights reserved. ISBN 13: ISBN 10: Published by XanEdu Publishing, Inc.  (Provided)

 

Assignment/course outline:

Unit 1: The Law Enforcement Officer Profession

  • Lesson 1: The Roles of a Law Enforcement Officer
  • Lesson 2: Steps to Becoming a Certified Officer
  • Lesson 3: The Criminal Justice System
  • Lesson 4: Chain of Command
  • Lesson 5: Procedural Justice

Unit 2: Officer Ethics and Conduct

  • Lesson 1: Criminal Justice Ethical Concepts
  • Lesson 2: Unethical Behavior
  • Lesson 3: Fair and Unbiased Policing

Unit 3: Officer Wellbeing

  • Lesson1: Stress and Officer Wellness
  • Lesson 2: Behavioral Health

 

 

 

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
  • Role Play
  • Videos
  • Quizzes

 

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