Course Code: CJK0087V
Credit Hours: 30 clock hours
Effective beginning: 2021-22
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:
Law Enforcement Basic Recruit Training, Volume 1 Author: Florida Department Of Law Enforcement, Criminal Justice Standards And Training Commission Publisher: Xanedu
Unit 1: Traffic Law
Lesson 1: Traffic Law
Student Course Summary
Unit 2: Conducting Professional Traffic Stops
Lesson 1: Avoiding Bias-Based Policing
Unit 3: Unknown Risk Traffic Stops
Lesson 1: Initiating the Stop
Instructor Material 1
Lesson 2: Conducting the Stop
Lesson 3: Enforcement Options
Role-play Exercise #20: Unknown Risk Traffic Stop for Stop Sign Violation
Unit 4: High Risk Traffic Stops
Lesson 1: Identifying a High Risk Traffic Stop
Lesson 2: Coordinating the High Risk Stop
Lesson 3: Securing the Vehicle and Occupants
Role-play Exercise #21: High Risk Traffic Stop of Armed Robbery Suspect
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 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.
- Role Play
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