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  Dec 14, 2017
 
 
    
College Catalog 2017-2018

Law Enforcement with Police Academy


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Program Options

Credential Title Credit Hours Required Notes
Associate of Applied Science Law Enforcement with Police Academy 65 -
Certificate Law Enforcement with Police Academy 42 -

 

Contact Information

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

Program Description:

The Law Enforcement with Police Academy program prepares students for entry‑level positions in agencies identified with the criminal justice system in the United States as well as 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.

8. Explain the National Incident Management based on the criteria provided by the Department of Homeland Security.

Career Opportunities:

Law Enforcement with Police Academy-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 with Police Academy-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.

Programs

    Associate of Applied ScienceCertificate

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