Course Code: CJK0012V
Credit Hours: 62 clock hours
Effective beginning: Fall 2020
Course Description:This course is a component of the Law Enforcement Florida CMS Basic Recruit Academy. It is designed to introduce the student to the Criminal Justice System, the Chain-of-Command System in Law Enforcement, Constitutional Law, Florida Statutes, and the Police Code of Ethics. This course includes classroom instruction and scenario-based training exercises.
This course is open only to students admitted to the Law Enforcement Florida CMS Basic Recruit Academy.
Required textbooks/ course materials:
Law Enforcement Basic Recruit Training, Volume 1 Author: Florida Department Of Law Enforcement, Criminal Justice Standards And Training Commission Publisher: Xanedu
Unit 1: Introduction to Law
Lesson 1: Evolution of Laws
Student Course Summary
Lesson 2: Focus on Constitutional Law
Lesson 3: Classification of Offenses
Unit 2: Legal Concepts
Lesson 1: Standards of Legal Justification
Role-play Exercise #1: Standards of Legal Justification
Lesson 2: Search and Seizure
Role-play Exercise #2: Search and Seizure
Lesson 3: Laws of Arrest
Lesson 4: Use of Force
Lesson 5: Laws of Interrogation
Unit 3: Substantive Criminal Law
Lesson 1: Criminal Intent
Lesson 2: Elements of Crimes
Role-play Exercise #3: Elements of Crimes
Lesson 3: Levels of Criminal Involvement
Lesson 4: Legal Defenses to Criminal Responsibility
Lesson 5: Evidence Rules and Concepts
Unit 4: Civil and Criminal Liability
Lesson 1: Civil and Criminal Liability
Unit 5: Response to Civil Issues
Lesson 1: Response to Civil Issues
Unit 6: Juvenile Law
Lesson 1: Juvenile Law
Discipline-level learning outcomes:
CJK 0012V, Legal, is an approved course by Florida Department of Law Enforcement for the purpose of Law Enforcement Certification.
|Course-level student learning outcomes||Discipline-level learning outcomes||Assessment methods|
Understand the Fourth Amendment related to search and seizure
Know what constitutes a lawful arrest
Be able to articulate the legal justification for the use of force
Understand the Fifth and Sixth Amendments related to interrogation of suspects
Determine when a crime has been committed and the elements necessary to make an arrest for
Understand the legal rules and concepts of evidence
Understand civil and criminal liability related to an officer’s performance of duties
Understand an officer’s duties and options in civil (noncriminal) incidents
Be familiar with the legal considerations when dealing with juveniles
LAW-EN Outcome 1:
Demonstrate mastery of Law Enforcement knowledge and skills.
LAW-EN Outcome 2:
Demonstrate safety skills appropriate for employees in a Law Enforcement work setting.
LAW-EN Outcome 3:
Apply critical thinking and problem solving proficiency as appropriate for employees in a Law Enforcement work setting.
LAW-EN Outcome 4:
Demonstrate team building, interpersonal, and ethical skills as appropriate for employees in a Law Enforcement work
LAW-EN Outcome 5:
Demonstrate leadership, organizational, and professional skills appropriate for employees in a Law Enforcement workplace.
LAW-EN Outcome 6:
Demonstrate skills required for state certification and employment as a law enforcement officer.
- Role Play
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