Criminal Justice Basic Tr (CJK)
Provides overview of the Law Enforcement Basic Recruit Training Program and the requirements to become a sworn officer. The student will learn about basic criminal justice ethics, ways to avoid compromising interactions, and command structure. This course also includes a basic introduction to the criminal justice system.
Provides an overview of communication skills that will make a law enforcement officer's job safer and more effective.
This course will explain the duties of a law enforcement officer will include responding to calls, patrolling, determining violations of law, making arrests, use of force, and investigating crimes. This course includes basic knowledge of the law and application the law to specific situations. This course also focuses on proper and effective actions taken by law enforcement officers without infringement on the rights of individuals and an understanding of federal, state, and local laws.
Provides an overview of interviewing, note-taking, and writing clear concise reports during a criminal investigation.
In this course the student will learn the ability to drive in emergency mode, communicate with dispatch, and remain aware of other drivers present. Students will learn driving complexities not experienced in normal driving. This course is designed to help officers understand a vehicle's limits, as well as the student's limits.
The student will respond to a variety of calls for service while on patrol. These calls may involve people with unique challenges, people in crisis, and high-risk groups. This course will provide an overview of how to respond safely to the diverse populations the officer will encounter.
This course is an introduction to law enforcement for auxiliary officers. This course examines the requirements for certification, the criminal justice system, and the chain of command. Ethics, values, and professionalism will also be covered.
This course is an introduction to legal concepts for auxiliary officers. This course examines the U.S. legal system, standards of legal justification, search and seizure, Laws of Arrest, use of force, criminal intent, and elements of common crimes.
This course is an introduction to patrol and professional communication for auxiliary officers. This course covers officer safety, elements of patrols, electronic communications, criminal justice information systems, Miranda laws, interviewing, and incident reports.
This course is an introduction to communicating in a diverse society for auxiliary officers. This course examines the awareness of disabilities and their protections under the law, issues of the homeless population, characteristics of veterans with PTSD, symptoms of mental illness, and interventions when required by law.
This course is an introduction to calls for service and arrest procedures for auxiliary officers. This course includes but is not limited to responding to calls for service, establishing perimeters, conducting building or grounds searches, conducting well-being checks, interacting with suspects, and making arrests. Upon completion of this course, students will complete the assessment for Incident Command System modules assessment.
This course is an introduction to traffic stops and crash investigations for auxiliary officers. This course examines common traffic violations, towing or impounding abandoned vehicles, directing traffic, responding to a driving under the influence (DUI) charge and responding to a crash scene.
This course is an introduction to crime scene and courtroom procedures for auxiliary officers. This course examines crime scene security, rules of evidence, and court proceedings.
The student will be applying knowledge, skills, and abilities to stabilize patients and possibly prevent the deterioration of conditions until emergency medical services (EMS) arrives.
Officers face many dangers as part of their jobs, including the use of firearms. Failure to cautiously and consistently follow rules of firearm handling can result in injury or death. The student will acquire proper training on the specific model of firearm student will carry and use before touching, handling, or loading any firearm.
In this course students will acquire a system of controlled maneuvers to respond to a subject's aggression or resistance. Students will learn fitness requirements to become a law enforcement officer. In addition, students will learn that fitness and well-being may reduce injury to both officers and subjects.
This course provides an overview of the law enforcement techniques and tactics that officers use while on patrol. This includes the use of communications equipment, community-oriented policing, and officer safety and survival skills. It also explains response to non-criminal calls and conduct structure and area searches, and provides resources that officers use while on patrol.
One of the most important tasks assigned to a law enforcement officer is conducting an impartial investigation to bring a suspect to justice. Objective investigative work is the main reason officers have earned the public's trust over years of service. The quality of an investigation undergoes great public scrutiny. In this course the student must conduct each investigation with attention to accuracy, detail, and professionalism. The student will establish a reputation in court and in public based upon the quality of the investigative work.
In this class students will learn about individuals committing crimes involving property to interfere with or obtain money, property, or some other benefit from a victim. The class will also focus on the potential results from this type of crime such as range from loss of property to physical or mental harm to the victim.
This course provides an overview into crime scene investigations to include securing, protecting, preserving a crime scene along with identifying and collecting evidence.
Serving community through law enforcement means being ready to handle many situations. This course provides an overview of law enforcement techniques and tactics used when confronting large-scale or critical incidents.
In this course students will learn about physical fitness and understand the importance of adopting a commitment to lifelong fitness. The student will learn about the level of physical fitness expected by Florida law enforcement officers.
Provides student with an overview of the correctional officer training program and the requirements for becoming a certified officer. Provides a legal foundation from which students may begin to function as correctional officers. Gives instruction on basic criminal justice values, ethics and ways to demonstrate professionalism when interacting with others. Students will learn about the command structure within the criminal justice agency. Students will acquire a working knowledge of federal and state laws and how to apply them to specific incidents.
Student will become effective in the use of equipment, crime scene control, chain of command procedures, documentation of scene involvement and how to handle daily responsibilities and operations in a correctional setting.
This course provides an overview of the correctional officer training program and the requirements for becoming a certified officer in Florida. The course details basic criminal justice values, ethics, and ways to demonstrate professionalism when interacting with others. The command structure within a criminal justice agency will be discussed and the student will have a working knowledge of federal and state laws affecting correctional officers as they carry out a variety of responsibilities requiring a foundational knowledge of the law and the ability to apply law to specific incidents.
Correctional officers use various forms of communication when managing inmates and interacting with others as part of their duties. Communication in a correctional setting includes verbal and nonverbal expression, written documentation, radio, telephone, and computer usage. This course provides practical communication skills that will assist new correctional officers in managing and supervising inmates, giving directions, answering questions, and interacting with others in a professional and safe manner. Topics include interpersonal communication, telecommunications, interviewing, note taking, and report writing.
Being a correctional officer is inherently stressful, dangerous, and possibly life threatening. Correctional officers are the first line of defense against violence, security breaches, and other safety hazards. It is the responsibility of correctional officers to provide this line of defense for themselves, but also to the public, facility staff, and inmates. This course provides an overview of safety and security concerns, identification, manipulation and deception, contraband, and searches. In order to mitigate these problems within a facility, correctional officers must be mentally present, persistent, and proactive in their duties.
Correctional officers are responsible for equipment and materials used to keep correctional facilities clean, safe, and secure. It is important for a correctional officer to have a basic knowledge of standard equipment used, including weapons, hazardous materials, and sensitive supplies. Officers must be very familiar with common problems found when managing equipment. This will help them complete their duty to support the safe and efficient operation of equipment and to provide a safe environment for inmates, staff and visitors.
In the performance of their duties, correctional officers may be assigned to conduct the intake, classification, or release of inmates. An officer must have knowledge of facility policies and procedures, state laws, and legal guidelines as they pertain to each part of the process. Intake, classification, and release processes include verification of identity, required documentation, person and property searches, property inventory, issuing hygiene items, fingerprinting, photographing, assessing custody levels, assigning housing, and releasing of inmates.
The primary activity of a correctional officer is the care, custody, and control of inmates. Correctional officers require keen supervisory and observational skills to ensure officer safety, and the safe operation of the correctional facility. This course will introduce students to the observation and monitoring of inmates in various locations within and outside of the correctional facility.
On a daily basis, a correctional officer interacts with a variety of individuals who have been grouped together. Special populations are part of this larger group. The officer may need to make considerations when supervising each of these groups of inmates. These special population groups have individual characteristics. The most common groups the officer will encounter are discussed, from most prevalent to least. The officer should be aware of these special populations and respond appropriately when interacting with and supervising them.
One of the most important duties of a correctional officer is to apply knowledge, training, and reasonable judgment to ensure the safety and security of all persons at the facility during an emergency. Any incident can develop into an emergency. The officer is expected to be effective in the use of equipment, crime scene control, chain of custody procedures, and documentation of involvement in any incident or emergency.
This course is designed to give the student the tools to begin a fitness and wellness program to promote optimal health and stamina. Student's physical fitness levels will be evaluated at various stages of the program. Evaluation will consist of performance in the vertical jump, one-minute sit-ups, 300 meter run, maximum push-ups, and a 1.5 mile run.
This course is designed to give the criminal justice academy student the tools to begin a fitness program to promote optimal health and stamina. Students' physical fitness will be evaluated at various stages throughout the program.
This course is designed to expand or update curriculum topics in the law enforcement program, highlight new techniques in a high liability area or provide for application of relevant case law.
This course provides the necessary information about traffic statutes and procedures and lays the foundation to practice excellent traffic enforcement. The primary goal of traffic enforcement is to encourage drivers to comply with all traffic laws and to drive safely. Traffic enforcement includes all aspects of law enforcement related to vehicles, roadways, and pedestrians. This includes directing traffic, issuing citations, and handling unattended, abandoned, or disabled vehicles.
This course covers driver education and the fundamentals of a safer roadway through an integrated study of stress, communication, and good practices. Students will examine and evaluate unknown traffic stops and high risk traffic stops.
This course will focus on the systematic approach on law enforcement officers use to investigation traffic accidents, robbery, battery, or homicide. This course also includes responding, assessing, and protecting the scene; gathering and evaluating information and evidence; returning the scene to normal condition; taking appropriate enforcement action; and documenting the incident or crash.
Students will be able to explain how law enforcement officers are able to detect impaired drivers, how to administer field sobriety tests, make arrests when appropriate, and record the evidence of a driving under the influence (DUI) offense.
Students will demonstrate the proper use of electrical weapons and survey the effects of their utilization through the media, medical profession, and the field of science. Students will also examine the statutory requirements that apply to conducted electrical weapon (CEW).