LAWE 201 Enforcement Skills 1

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, Collect and Preservation of Evidence, Finger Printing, Traffic Collision, DUI Investigation and Standard Field Sobriety Testing.

Credits

7 Credits

Notes

Same as prerequisites

LAWE 201Enforcement Skills 1

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

Credit Hours Narrative

7 Credits

Semester Contact Hours Lecture

90

Semester Contact Hours Lab

30

Notes and Advisories (only if included in catalog)

Same as prerequisites

Grading Method

Letter grade

Repeatable

N

III. Catalog Course Description

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, Collect and Preservation of Evidence, Finger Printing, Traffic Collision, DUI Investigation and Standard Field Sobriety Testing.

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)

The history, philosophy and principles of Law Enforcement The importance of ILETS and the ethical and legal use thereof Court procedures and the rules of evidence The constitutional provisions, statutes relating to and the legal meaning of arrest Search and seizure The constitutional, State laws and department policies relating to use of force Crimes against children Report writing Sexual assault investigation Domestic violence investigation The purpose for and commonly violated traffic laws Special need citizens Crime scene analysis, documentation, processing and preservation of evidence Ethical decision making Traffic collision investigation and documentation DUI investigations and field sobriety testing

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 Text

POST Academy curriculum including but not limited to:PowerPointsHandoutsCase 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