Law Enforcement (LAWE)

Law Enforcement (LAWE)

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LAWE 0101 Law Enforcement I: 7 semester hours.

This course will cover drill and ceremony, orientation, ILETS, court procedures/rules of evidence, criminal law, laws of arrest, search and seizure, use of force, crimes against children, report writing, sexual assault investigation, domestic violence investigation, traffic law, special needs citizens, crime scene investigation, collection and preservation of evidence, finger printing, traffic collision, DUI investigation, and standard field sobriety testing. PREREQ: Admission to the program. Must pass background check and polygraph test prior to admission. COREQ: LAWE 0102 and LAWE 0103. F, S, D

LAWE 0102 Law Enforcement 2: 7 semester hours.

This course will cover cultural diversity, homeland security, Miranda review, CPR and first aid, officer survival, ethics and professionalism, juvenile procedures, death notification, effective communication/control presence, gangs and threat groups, interview and interrogation, drug identification, drug investigation, auto theft, financial crimes, digital evidence, patrol procedures, community policing, crime prevention, and health and fitness. PREREQ: Admission to the program. Must pass background check and polygraph test prior to admission. COREQ: LAWE 0101 and LAWE 0103. F, S, D

LAWE 0103 Law Enforcement 3: 8 semester hours.

This course will cover defense tactics - arrest techniques, defense tactics - ground control, defense tactics - weapons retention, defense tactics - reactive impact weapons, defense tactics - active countermeasures, building search, fire arms, emergency water safety, traffic stops, traffic control, and emergency vehicle operations. PREREQ: Admission to the program. Must pass background and polygraph testing prior to admission. COREQ: LAWE 0101 and LAWE 0102. F, S, D

LAWE 0104 Detention Procedures: 4 semester hours.

This course will cover: medical aspects, overview of legal system, inmate discipline, staff/inmate contact, jail standards, Garrity rule, jail liability, PREA, detention officer survival, hostage survival, transport, restraint and pat downs, cell search, fire evacuation, con games, inmate classification. PREREQ: Admission to program and LAWE 0101, LAWE 0102, and LAWE 0103. Su

LAWE 0200 Law Enforcement Internship I: 2 semester hours.

This course includes assignments in jail activities, records management, communications, detective division, and other assignments with a Field Training Officer. PREREQ: Law Enforcement certificate and criteria as a Reserve Level I Officer.

LAWE 0201 Law Enforcement Internship II: 3 semester hours.

This course is a continuation of LAWE 0200. PREREQ: LAWE 0200.

LAWE 0296 Independent Study: 1-8 semester hours.

Addresses specific learning needs of individuals for the enhancement of knowledge and skills within the program area under the guidance of an instructor. May be repeated. Graded S/U, or may be letter-graded. PREREQ: Permission of the instructor. D

LAWE 0298 Special Topics: 1-8 semester hours.

Addresses the specific needs of industry, enabling students to upgrade technical skills that are not included in the current program curriculum. May be repeated. Graded S/U, or may be letter-graded. PREREQ: Permission of instructor. D

LAWE 0298P Professional Development Workshop: 3 semester hours.

New methods and opportunities to enhance and supplement skills. Subject to the approval of the Dean of the student's college, a maximum of eight credits earned in workshops may be applied toward a degree; students taking the courses only for personal development may choose the 0-credit option; those seeking professional development must choose a for-credit option.

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