CJK0401V

Traffic Stops

Course Code:
CJK0401V

Credit Hours:
24 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.

Course Details

Prerequisites:

This course is open only to students admitted to the Law Enforcement Florida CMS Basic Recruit Academy. 

Instructors:

TBD

 

Required textbooks/ course materials:

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)

 

Assignment/course outline:

Unit 1: Unknown Risk Traffic Stops

Lesson 1: Communication with Drivers

Lesson 2: Initiating the Stop

Lesson 3: Conducting the Stop

Unit 2: High-Risk Traffic Stops

Lesson 1: Initiating the Stop

Lesson 2: Conducting the Stop

 

Discipline-level learning outcomes:

Traffic Stops is an approved course by Florida Department of Law Enforcement for the purpose of Law Enforcement Certification.  See chart below.

 

Course-level learning outcomes:

Course-level student learning outcomesDiscipline-level learning outcomesAssessment methods
  • Safely pull over a vehicle
  • Identify and articulate the stop or violation
  • Obtain necessary information from the driver or passenger
  • Safely complete the stop
  • Safely effect an arrest
  • Accurately complete the required documentation for a traffic stop

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 setting.

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.

Tests

 

Means of accomplishing learning outcomes:

  • Lectures
  • Role Play
  • Videos
  • Quizzes

 

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