INTRODUCTION TO LAW ENFORCEMENT
This course covers the basics of law enforcement including the responsibilities, opportunities, and advances in the field of law enforcement. The instructor selects pertinent and current topics as the focus of the course.
AMERICAN LEGAL SYSTEM
A survey of basic framework of the American legal system, including a brief history, civil procedure, constitutional law, common law, administrative regulation with particular emphasis on the ethical, sociocultural, and political influences affecting such environments.
A comprehensive study of judicial process, criminal procedure, and behavior in criminal and civil law as well as the structure and operations of the local, state, and national court systems.
PUBLIC RELATIONS IN LAW ENFORCEMENT
A study of proper law enforcement conduct in the public forum including public opinion, mass media, and solving public relations problems.
CRIMINAL, CIVIL, AND JUVENILE LAW
An in-depth look at state and local law including structure, statuses, and roles.
SPANISH FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT
Useful terminology and expressions for the law enforcement situation with a minimum of grammar.
ETHICS IN LAW ENFORCEMENT
Students will be introduced to controversies and moral issues that are likely to be encountered while practicing in the field of law enforcement. This class will examine issues such as arrest, deadly force, plea bargaining, policy adherence and the equal treatment of the public. This course will help students examine their values and develop skills to make appropriate moral decisions.
CTE General Technology Fee: $30.
COMMUNITY DISASTER RESPONSE
This class examines the important role of community members during times of disaster. Students will be introduced to established best practices in basic response techniques. Topics covered in this class include basic fire safety, basic medical operations, search and rescue, and disaster psychology.
INTERVIEW, INTERROGATION, AND TESTIMONY
Designed to develop interviewing and interrogation techniques, critical thinking, and persuasive speaking ability. Includes lecture, discussion, research, study of courtroom testimony, classroom debates, and presentations.
INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER CRIME
Prerequisite: BUS 1303 Intro to Computers. This course examines the use of computers in the commission of crimes and civil wrongs and basic computer forensic investigation techniques. The course emphasizes techniques for indentifying financial fraud, identity theft, locating and picking victims and offenders with a survey of associated laws, regulations, and international standards.
LE 2991, 2992, 2993, 2994, 2995, 2996
SPECIAL TOPICS FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT
This course is designed to introduce students to specific areas in Law Enforcement. Course content and credit are designed to meet the needs of the student. The topic will vary from offering to offering; thus, the course may be taken more than once for a total of 6 hours. This course requires 15 clock hours per one semester credit hour.
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