CJK0040V

CMS Criminal Justice Firearms

Course Code:
CJK0040V

Credit Hours:
80 clock hours

Effective beginning:
2022-23

Sections:
001, 002, 003, 004

 

Course Description:
A Basic Law Enforcement Academy course that deals with firearms familiarization, ammunition characteristics, fundamentals of marksmanship, drawing and holstering a handgun, the use of cover, weapon malfunctions, live fire exercises, weapons cleaning, qualifications, and survival shooting.

 

Course Details

Prerequisites:

  • Florida Basic Abilities Test (FBAT)
  • Fingerprints
  • Criminal History and Background Check
  • Drug Screen Test

 

Instructors:

TBD

 

Required textbooks/ course materials:

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

LAW ENFORCEMENT BASIC RECRUIT TRAINING, VOLUME 2 AUTHOR: FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF LAW ENFORCEMENT, CRIMINAL JUSTICE STANDARDS AND TRAINING COMMISSION PUBLISHER: XANEDU (provided)

ZTC

 

Assignment/course outline:

See your Instructor First Day Handout for individual instructor assignment schedule.

 

Discipline-level learning outcomes:

CJK 0040V, Firearms, is an approved course by FDLE for the purpose of Law Enforcement Certification and Corrections Certification.

 

Course-level learning outcomes:

Course-level student learning outcomesDiscipline-level learning outcomesAssessment methods
  • Identify strong or dominant hand
  • Identify the most important element in firearms training
  • Identify the most common cause of firearms accidents
  • Identify the general rule of safety that should be applied to all firearms
  • Identify the requirements in the Statutes for storing a firearm
  • Identify revolver parts with correct names.
  • Identify steps to follow to hand a revolver to another person
  • Identify semiautomatic pistol parts with correct nomenclature
  • Identify the steps to follow to hand a semiautomatic to another person
  • Identify shotgun parts with correct nomenclature
  • Identify function of shotgun parts
  • Identify semiautomatic rifle/carbine component parts with nomenclature
  • Identify ammunition parts and nomenclature
  • Identify shotgun ammunition by appearance and gauge
  • Identifiy proper handling procedures for ammunition
  • Identify shooting stances to use when shooting a handgun
  • Acquire a proper grip
  • Obtain sight alignment
  • Obtain sight picture
  • Identify shooting stances
  • Given a type of shooting stance and a shotgun, assume the stance
  • Identify shooting stances to use when shooting a semiautomatic rifle/carbine
  • Identify low ready position
  • Identify standing position
  • Identify kneeling position

COR Outcome 1: Students demonstrate mastery of Correctional Officer knowledge and skills.

COR Outcome 2: Demonstrate safety skills appropriate for employees in a Correctional Officer work setting.

COR Outcome 3: Apply critical thinking and problem solving proficiency as appropriate for employees in a Correctional Officer work setting.

COR Outcome 4: Exhibit interpersonal and ethical skills as appropriate for employees in a Correctional Officer work setting.

COR Outcome 5: Exhibit leadership, organizational, and professional skills appropriate for employees in a Correctional Officer workplace

Tests, Skills Demonstration, Skills Check-off

 

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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