Serving Your Community
34 clock hours
Course Description:This course is a component of the Florida Law Enforcement Academy. It is designed to train students to respond to the needs of the community and people in distress.
This course is open only to students admitted to the Florida Law Enforcement Academy.
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)
Unit 1: Interacting with Your Community
Lesson 1: Introduction to Responding to Your Community
Lesson 2: Serving Elderly People
Lesson 3: Serving Juveniles
Lesson 4: Serving Veterans
Lesson 5: Serving People Who Are Homeless
Lesson 6: Americans With Disabilities Act
Lesson 7: Serving People with Physical Impairments
Lesson 8: Serving People with Developmental Disabilities
Lesson 9: Serving People with Autism
Lesson 10: Serving People with Mental Illnesses
Unit 2: Responding to a Person in Crisis
Lesson 1: Crisis Situations
Lesson 2: The Baker Act
Lesson 3: Suicide Risk
Lesson 4: Substance Abuse
Lesson 5: The Marchman Act
Lesson 6: Transportation and Documentation
Unit 3: Identifying and Responding to High-Risk Groups
Lesson 1: Criminal Gangs
Lesson 2: Extremist Groups
Discipline-level learning outcomes:
Serving Your Community is an approved course by Florida Department of Law Enforcement for the purpose of Law Enforcement Certification. See chart below.
Course-level learning outcomes:
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Demonstrate mastery of Law Enforcement knowledge and skills.
Demonstrate safety skills appropriate for employees in a Law Enforcement work setting.
Apply critical thinking and problem-solving proficiency as appropriate for employees in a Law Enforcement work setting.
Demonstrate team building, interpersonal, and ethical skills as appropriate for employees in a Law Enforcement work setting.
Demonstrate leadership, organizational, and professional skills appropriate for employees in a Law Enforcement workplace.
Demonstrate skills required for state certification and employment as a law enforcement officer.
Means of accomplishing learning outcomes:
- Role Play
College-wide policies and resources
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