LAWE 203 Law Enforcement Skills 3

This course will cover; Defense Tactics - Arrest Techniques, Defense Tactics - Ground Control, Defense Tactics - Weapons Retention, Defense Tactics - Reactive Impact Weapons, Defense Tactics - Active Counter Measures, Building Search, Fire Arms, Emergency Water Safety, Traffic Stops, Traffic Control and Emergency Vehicle Operations.

Credits

8

General Education Competency

[GE Core type]

LAWE 203Law Enforcement Skills 3

Please note: This is not a course syllabus. A course syllabus is unique to a particular section of a course by instructor. This curriculum guide provides general information about a course.

I. General Information

Department

Social Science

II. Course Specification

Course Type

Program Requirement

General Education Competency

[GE Core type]

Credit Hours Narrative

8

Semester Contact Hours Lecture

60

Semester Contact Hours Lab

123

Grading Method

Letter grade

Repeatable

N

III. Catalog Course Description

This course will cover; Defense Tactics - Arrest Techniques, Defense Tactics - Ground Control, Defense Tactics - Weapons Retention, Defense Tactics - Reactive Impact Weapons, Defense Tactics - Active Counter Measures, Building Search, Fire Arms, Emergency Water Safety, Traffic Stops, Traffic Control and Emergency Vehicle Operations.

IV. Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, a student will be able to:

Describe the importance of ethical and moral behavior associated with the Law Enforcement field as defined by the Idaho Peace Officers Standards and Training Council Recognize the various techniques and methods used by police officers including written and oral communication Know the Idaho law as it pertains to the criminal code, traffic code, criminal procedures and rules of evidence Demonstrate proficiency in the use of law enforcement equipment Introduce students to problem resolution and decision making skills as they relate to the performance of police duties. Recognize and demonstrate the importance of physical and mental fitness as it relates to the law enforcement career field, Examine the various techniques of criminal investigation.

V. Topical Outline (Course Content)

Identify the reasons defensive tactics training is necessary Explain mental conditioning and mind set and the physiological effects of stress on the human body Explain suspect/subject threat levels Explain the concept of CRST(Control, Restraint, Search, Transport) as it relates to the overall AT curriculum Identify the Idaho Codes relating to arrest control tactics Explain the Civil Rights Amendment 1871, 42 USC, Section 1983, and who it applies to Explain how Terry Vs Ohio to subject searches Explain and demonstrate the principles of stance, footwork and movement as they apply to general tactics and field interviewing Explain and demonstrate the concepts of control Explain and demonstrate the application and removal of handcuffs Explain the principles and differences of frisks/pat downs vs searches and when each is done Demonstrate frisk and search techniques Explain issues and procedures as they relate to transporting prisoners including Positional Asphyxia Strategies for emergency water safety Explain and demonstrate the following ground control tactics: a. Stand up properly b. Guard position c. Mounted position (Officer on Suspect) d. Mounted position (Suspect on Officer) Identify the reasons weapon retention training is necessary and demonstrate the techniques to accomplish this goal Explain the concept of control in situations where impact tools are used Demonstrate the correct deployment and use of various impact tools Demonstrate principles of tactical movement List the primary goals of a building search and demonstrate various search techniques Explain and demonstrate the proper use, care and safety of firearms Describe and demonstrate water safety concepts as related to law enforcement activities Describe and demonstrate proper traffic stop techniques Describe and demonstrate proper traffic control techniques Explain and demonstrate emergency vehicle operation techniques

VI. Delivery Methodologies

Required Assignments

Course Binders Exercise Logs Online Training Certifications

Required Exams

Physical Readiness Test POST Firearms Qualification Academy Arrest Techniques Evaluation POST Final Written Evaluation

Required Materials

POST Academy curriculum including but not limited to: PowerPoints Handouts Case Laws

Specific Course Activity Assignment or Assessment Requirements

Course Binders Exercise Logs Online Training Certifications Physical Readiness Test POST Firearms Qualification Academy Arrest Techniques Evaluation POST Final Written Evaluation