Calls for Service

Course Code:

Credit Hours:
36 clock hours

Effective beginning:



Course Description:
This course is a component of the Law Enforcement Florida CMS Basic Recruit Academy. It is designed to enable students to respond to calls for service, disturbances, people in distress and court orders.


Course Details


  • This course is open only to students admitted to the Law Enforcement Florida CMS Basic Recruit Academy.  
  • Florida Basic Abilities Test (FBAT)
  • Fingerprints
  • Criminal History and Background Check
  • Drug Screen Test





Required textbooks/ course materials:

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

Law Enforcement Basic Recruit Training, Volume 1 Author: Florida Department Of Law Enforcement, Criminal Justice Standards And Training Commission Publisher: Xanedu (provided)



Assignment/course outline:

See first-day handout.


Discipline-level learning outcomes:

CJK 0064V, Fundamentals of Patrol, is an approved course by Florida Department of Law Enforcement for the purpose of Law Enforcement Certification.


Course-level learning outcomes:

Course-level student learning outcomesDiscipline-level learning outcomesAssessment methods

Respond to calls for service, including well-being and security checks, building alarms, environmental hazards, transportation requests, animal complaints, death notifications, and special event security.

Respond to disturbances, including crowd control, civil disturbances, civil standbys, and disorderly or irate people.

Respond to court orders, including arrests and civil processes, and assist with the execution of search warrants.

Respond to calls concerning vehicle fires, unattended, abandoned, or disabled vehicles, and roadway obstructions or damage.

Enforce parking violations, impound a vehicle, direct vehicle traffic, and direct pedestrian traffic. 

Respond to people in crisis, including suicide incidents, threats from mental impairments, and situations involving alcohol or substance abuse. 

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 setting. 

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 enforce- ment 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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