PCCT Defensive Tactics 2

CRJU 215 will build on the skills developed in CRJU 214 with emphasis placed on defensive counterstrikes, use of non-lethal weapons, ground defense, and weapon retention will be developed. Appropriate de-escalation/escalation of force tactics will again receive major attention, as will Use of Force under the 4th Amendment.

PCCT Defensive Tactics 1

Skills in pressure point control techniques, use of non-lethal weapons, and police defensive tactics will be developed. Appropriate de-escalation/escalation of force tactics will receive major attention.

Firearms Training

This course will emphasize the skill development and legal applications of firearms as a law enforcement function. Participants will be required to successfully complete the Commission on Law Enforcement Standards firearms course of fire. [20-72-92] Lab Fee

Emergency Vehicle Operations

This course is designed to teach students the information and skills necessary to safely operate a vehicle, conduct vehicle stops, and appropriately control vehicle occupants. Emphasis will be placed on legal and liability issues, policies and procedures, and vehicle dynamics. Students will demonstrate their driving and decision-making skills in realistic situations. [16-32-48] Lab Fee

Criminal Justice Practicum

The course is designed to broaden the educational experiences of the student through directed work and observational assignment in selected criminal justice agencies. The course will correlate theoretical knowledge with practical experience. A total of 16 hours of classroom contact and 96 hours of fieldwork will be required. [16-96-112] Lab Fee

Police Operations II

A continuation of Police Operations I involving the acquisition of basic knowledge and skills required for a police officer to safely, effectively, and ethically carry out the patrol function of a law enforcement agency.

Traffic Control

A study of the traffic problems, regulations and enforcement, traffic laws, auto theft, OUIL enforcement, and accident investigation procedures. Primary attention will be focused upon the use and implementation of the Michigan Vehicle Code.

Criminal Procedures

A study of the administration of criminal justice; the nature and scope of police power; the concept of exclusion; laws of arrest, search, seizure, and interrogation; the acquisition of evidence; and judicial protection of the accused will be evaluated.

Crime and Delinquency

The legal and philosophical basis of the juvenile justice process, the measurement of crime and delinquency, theories of crime and delinquency causation, principle and legal issues pertaining to processing delinquents, (as well as control and preventive measures) are examined.