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  Nov 24, 2017
 
 
    
College Catalog 2017-2018

Law Enforcement


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Program Options

Credential Title Credit Hours Required Notes
Associate of Applied Science Law Enforcement 62 -
Certificate Law Enforcement 30 -

 

Contact Information

Contact Title Name Phone E-mail Location
Professor Donna Sherwood 586.286.2071 sherwoodd@macomb.edu Center Campus
Professor Eugene Hliebay 586.286.2159 hliebaye@macomb.edu East Campus

Program Description:

The Law Enforcement program prepares students for entry‑level positions in agencies identified with the criminal justice system in the United States and offers opportunities to current practitioners for improvement of their skills, knowledge and abilities. Students will develop or improve skills and knowledge of criminal law, current issues in policing, evidence and criminal procedures and investigation, as well as other facets of law enforcement.

Program Outcomes:

Upon completion of this program, the student will be able to:

1. Explain mechanics of criminal procedure as applied to the area of search and seizure.

2. Identify legal regulations pertaining to the interviewing process.

3. Demonstrate the proper method for collecting crime scene evidence.

4. Define profiling as it applies to law enforcement.

5. Identify the methodology used in creating a criminal profile

6. Identify social issues that are influencing today’s law enforcement community.

7. Identify the components of an effective law enforcement agency in America.

Career Opportunities:

Law Enforcement-Associate of Applied Science-Career Opportunities: Job titles such as Police & Sheriff Patrol Officer, Correctional Officer/Jailer, Dispatcher, Bailiff, Private Detectives & Investigators, and Security Guards are attainable upon completion of this course of study. To learn more from a career specialist, visit the Office of Career Services at either campus or explore online at www.onetonline.org.

Law Enforcement-Certificate Career Opportunities: Job titles such as Police & Sheriff Patrol Officer, Correctional Officer/Jailer, Dispatcher, Bailiff, Private Detectives & Investigators, and Security Guards are attainable upon completion of this course of study. To learn more from a career specialist, visit the Office of Career Services at either campus or explore online at www.onetonline.org.

Transfer Pathways:

Students intending to transfer and complete a bachelor’s degree need to make early decisions concerning an academic major and a transfer destination. Statistics show that students who make these decisions early are more likely to persist to graduation than their undecided counterparts. Students planning to transfer credits earned at Macomb are strongly urged to see a counselor or academic advisor as early as possible in their college careers.

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