Law Enforcement

Law Enforcement

 

Introduction to Law Enforcement 1 credit
Grades 9-12, priority given to upperclassmen

This course examines the history of policing in the United States and an overview of the relationship between law enforcement and the American society. It includes an examination of the duties of law enforcement officers, the operations of police agencies, police-community relations, the police subculture, and the need for police objectives to conform to constitutional procedures.

*Students are eligible to enroll in SFCC’s CJ 101: Introduction to Law Enforcement 3-credit hour course and attain dual credit by successful completion of this course, if they meet all qualifications. See instructor for details.

 

Introduction to Criminal Justice 1 credit
Grades 9-12, priority given to upperclassmen

This course examines the history, development and function of the criminal justice system in America. It will examine the three major components of the system: police, courts and corrections, as well as their interrelations.

*Students are eligible to enroll in SFCC’s CJ 102: Introduction to Criminal Justice 3-credit hour course and attain dual credit by successful completion of this course, if they meet all qualifications. See instructor for details.

 

Patrol Procedures 1 credit
Grades 10-12, priority given to upperclassmen
Intro to Law Enforcement or Intro to Criminal Justice are prerequisites

This course is a hands-on application experience for students interested in entering the field of law enforcement. Hands-on procedures include, but aren’t limited to: vehicle stops, traffic enforcement, patrol tactics, evidence collection & handling, pedestrian checks, bias crimes and other investigative work. Time will be spent conducting physical training as the law enforcement field is physically demanding. Students will be asked to ‘dress out’ in athletic wear in order to participate in PT.

Instructor

Chad Hinds

Chad.Hinds@eldonmustangs.org

573-392-8060 extension 1522