Fundamentals of Patrol
40 clock hours
Course Description:This course is a component of the Florida Law Enforcement Academy. It is designed to enable students to understand community-oriented policing and how it is implemented as a problem-solving model, identify the secure problem-solving model its application in real life situations; understand officer safety issues, identify and avoid fatal errors, identify and manage stress, maintain mental and physical fitness; respond to a call, approach a suspect, make an arrest, transport a prisoner and process the prisoner at a detention facility.
This course is open only to students admitted to the Florida Law Enforcement Academy.
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. ISBN 13: ISBN 10: Published by XanEdu Publishing, Inc. (Provided)
See first-day handout.
Discipline-level learning outcomes:
Fundamentals of Patrol 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
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:
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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