30 clock hours
Course Description:This course is a component of the Law Enforcement Florida CMS Basic Recruit Academy. It introduces the student to the basic rules for conducting safe and effective traffic stops, including ethical consideration, safety considerations, citation and warning procedures, and dealing with abandoned vehicles. It includes classroom instruction and practical proficiency exercises.
- This course is open only to students admitted to the Law Enforcement Florida CMS Basic Recruit Academy.
- Florida Basic Abilities Test (FBAT)
- 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)
See first-day handout.
Discipline-level learning outcomes:
CJK 0087V, Traffic Stops, 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 outcomes||Discipline-level learning outcomes||Assessment methods|
Safely pull over a vehicle
Identify and articulate the stop/violation
Obtain necessary information from the driver/passenger
Safely complete the stop
Safely effect an arrest
Accurately complete the required documentation for a traffic stop
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 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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