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1000
CJE

Introduction to Law Enforcement

This course is an introduction to the philosophical and historical background of law enforcement. This course covers the organization, purpose and functions of law enforcement and other agencies involved in the administration of criminal justice in the United States. It includes career education.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

1300
CJE

Police Organization and Administration

This course covers the principles of organization and administration in law enforcement, to include functions and activities, planning and research, public relations, personnel and training, inspection and control, and policy formulation.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

1306
CJE

Middle Management

This course is part of the Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission Advanced Training Program. It is designed to teach the criminal justice practitioner principles for Mid-level Management within their respective criminal justice organizations.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

1406
CJE

Spanish for the Criminal Justice Professionals

Prerequisites: Students should have successfully completed the Law Enforcement, Correctional, or Correctional Officer Basic Training course or have been exempted and possess sufficient experience and background to meet the standard core of knowledge. Officers must have successfully passed the State Officer Certification Exam. Officers who successfully complete the Spanish for Criminal Justice Professionals course may be eligible for salary incentive payments, or may apply this course toward satisfying their mandatory retraining requirements, per Florida Statutes. This course is part of the Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission Advanced Training Program. It is one of a series of non-sequential general or specialized skills training programs. Courses in the Advanced (or Specialized) Training Program are designed to enhance an officer"s knowledge, skills, and abilities for the job he/she performs. To learn to communicate criminal justice commands using basic Spanish language skills. This is a limited access course.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

1500
CJE

Police Operations

This course provides an overview of the principles of organization and administration as they apply to police organizations. Topics include the responsibilities and activities of the many units and divisions within a law enforcement agency.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

1544
CJE

Laser and Radar Speed Measurement

Prerequisites: Students should have successfully completed the Law Enforcement Basic Training course or have been exempted and possess sufficient experience and background to meet the standard core of knowledge. Officers must have successfully passed the State Officer Certification Exam. Officers who successfully complete the Laser and Radar Speed Measurement course may be eligible for salary incentive payments, or may apply this course toward satisfying their mandatory retraining requirements, per Florida Statutes. This course is designed for the law enforcement officer whose duties include speed enforcement to improve the officer"s effectiveness in speed enforcement through the proper and efficient use of police traffic radar and laser speed measurement devices.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2304
CJE

Line Supervision

Provides students with the knowledge and skills needed to function effectively as law enforcement supervisors. Major topics include interpersonal communications, principles of organization and management, human relations, planning and development, policy formulation, and budgeting.

Credit hours: 5
Lecture hours: 5.333

2309
CJE

Building and Maintaining a Sound Behavioral Climate

Framework for integrating factors which affect the behavioral climate of an organization to include philosophy of management, agency mission, leadership styles, control system, environmental pressures, expectation of agency members, and policies and procedures.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2400
CJE

Police Community Relations

This course provides an understanding of the complex factors involved in human relations between the community and law enforcement. The police role and nature, meaning, and implications of professionalism in policing are explored in order to provide a better understanding of the necessity for a successful police-citizen partnership.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2534
CJE

CMS Firearms Instructor Course

$166.00 lab fee Designed for law enforcement, corrections, and correctional probation officers to acquire the necessary skills to become firearms instructors. Emphasis on both technical and practical applications of the revolver, semiautomatic, riot shotgun, and rifle with emphasis on instructor techniques and methodology. The student must successfully pass a written exam with a minimum score of 80% and CJSTC handgun and shotgun course with an above average score (90% or better) and a practical in each respective area. Students are required to provide an approved duty weapon, a safe duty holster and at least two extra speed loaders or magazines. GCCC will provide riot shotguns and AR-15 rifles. The lab fee covers support materials, safety gear, and ammunition for .38 cal., .357 cal., 9 mm, .40 cal. shotgun, and rifle.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2536
CJE

Basic Law Enforcement Driving Instructor Course

$29.00 lab fee Prerequisites: CJB2801, General/CMS Principles for driver instructor. Topics include legal issues in driving instruction, facility development and management, the Basic Recruit curriculum, problems in driving instruction, and evaluation techniques.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2565
CJE

Crisis Intervention

Provides patrol officers and investigators with a working knowledge of the dynamics of crisis situations and the ability to deal effectively with humans under extreme stress. Emphasis will be placed on situation assessment, recognition of major types of aberrant behavior, the ethnic and cultural elements of behavior, and calming techniques.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2567
CJE

CMS First Aid Instructor Course

$31.00 lab fee This course is a specialized instructor course that provides the required training an officer must have to apply for a High-Liability Instructor Certification in First Aid for Criminal Justice Officers. Instructor students must possess a General Instructor Certification or be eligible for and apply for the General Instructor Certification at the same time as the High-Liability Instructor Certification. They should possess sufficient experience to meet the standard core of knowledge, pursuant to the requirements outlined in this course.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2570
CJE

Narcotics and Dangerous Drug Investigations

Curricula developed by U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration for teaching law enforcement officers essential concepts and techniques in the area of drug and drug-related crimes.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2582
CJE

Investigative Interview

Techniques, methods, principles, and legal aspects of conducting interviews and interrogations. Emphasis will be placed on documentation of interrogations, coping with deception, evidentiary uses of confessions, and admissions and lie detection techniques. Individual expertise developed through role playing and other practical exercises.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2600
CJE

Introduction to Criminal Investigations

This course is a survey of the methods and techniques used by contemporary criminal justice agencies in criminal investigation and its role in society. The course will include studies of such aspects as the discovery of evidence and its preservation and marking, fingerprinting, and identification. The course will also explore the identification and elements of homicide, burglary, robbery, and narcotics violations.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2634
CJE

Injury and Death Investigation

Designed to teach the criminal justice practitioner goals, rationale, and principles for investigating injuries and deaths.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2702
CJE

Office Stress Awareness and Resolution

Designed to enhance the law enforcement and correctional officer's ability to deal with stressful situations. Results of stress and physiological/ psychological methods of controlling stress are covered.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

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