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LAWE 2817 - Basic Police Academy 3

Credit Hours: 1.00


Prerequisites: LAWE 2816  and Consent of department; meet admissions standards of MCOLES; at least 18 years of age; valid Michigan driver’s license; no felony convictions; pass MCOLES reading, writing and physical fitness pre-employment tests

(replaces but does not equate to LAWE 2810)

LAWE 2817 is the last of three courses that prepares students in the proper techniques of patrol procedures, criminal investigation, and crime scene process. Emphasis is on conflict resolution, report writing, and detention and prosecution of prisoners. First aid, investigations, evidence collection, disaster control, civil disorders, and tactical operations are also covered. This course meets the state-mandated requirements for preparing students to take the exam for State certifications for entry-level police officers.

Billable Contact Hours: 2

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OUTCOMES AND OBJECTIVES
Outcome 1: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to demonstrate competency in investigative techniques.

Objectives:

  1. I.A.1.1 Demonstrate an Understanding that our Criminal Justice System is built upon Constitutional Law.
  2. I.A.1.2 Describe the Michigan Constitution and its relationship t law enforcement in Michigan and the United States Constitution.
  3. I.B.1.1 Identify the basic concepts of criminal law.
  4. I.B.1.2 Use the Michigan Penal Code (MCLA/MSA) to identify crimes against persons.
  5. I.B.1.3 Identify Crimes against Persons (include National Human Trafficking Resource Center)
  6. I.B.2.1 Use the Michigan Penal Code (MCLA/MSA) to identify crimes against property.
  7. I.B.2.2 Identify Crimes against Property.
  8. I.B.3.1 Use the Michigan penal code (MCLA/MSA) to identify contraband and regulatory crimes.
  9. I.B.3.2 Identify contraband and regulatory crimes.
  10. I.B.4.1 Use the Michigan Penal Code (MCLA/MSA) to identify public order crimes.
  11. I.B.4.2 Identify public order crimes.
  12. I.B.5.1 Demonstrate an Understanding of the integral relationship between investigative procedures and admissible evidence in court.
  13. I.B.5.2 Collect evidence in daily investigative activities in conformance with the laws of evidence as defined by federal and state courts.
  14. I.B.5.3 Conduct investigations from the initial complaint to presentation of evidence in the courtroom in conformance with the Michigan rules of evidence.
  15. I.B.6.1 Demonstrate an Understanding of juvenile law as it relates to law enforcement.
  16. I.B.6.2 Demonstrate an Understanding of the special provisions in the statues and circuit rules for juvenile offences.
  17. I.C.1.1 Collect admissions and confessions as evidence, in accordance with federal and state laws regarding admissions and confessions.
  18. I.C.2.1 Prepare for an interrogation of a suspect.
  19. I.C.2.2 Advise persons of their Constitutional Rights.
  20. I.C.2.3 Instruct a suspect on the process for obtaining an attorney.
  21. I.C.2.4 Explain the nature of a complaint to a suspect.
  22. I.C.2.5 Conduct an Interview of a suspect.
  23. I.C.2.6 Conduct an Interrogation of a suspect.
  24. I.C.2.7 Record Statements of suspects.
  25. I.C.3.1 Arrest Persons in a Lawful Manner.
  26. I.C.4.1 Warn Offenders in Lieu of Arrest Citation.
  27. I.C.4.2 Plan Strategy for making arrests.
  28. I.C.4.3 Arrest Persons with a Warrant.
  29. I.C.4.4 Arrest Persons without a Warrant.
  30. I.C.4.5 Take into Custody a Person detained by Citizen.
  31. I.C.4.6 Transport Prisoner.
  32. I.C.5.1 Conduct searches with a warrant in a lawful manner.
  33. I.C.6.1 Obtain a search warrant.
  34. I.C.6.2 Exercise Safety Precautions when Searching.
  35. I.C.6.3 Search Premises on Property with a Warrant.
  36. I.C.6.4 Search Persons with a Warrant.
  37. I.C.7.1 Conduct searches without a warrant only under court recognized exceptions to the Fourth Amendment warrant requirement.
  38. I.C.8.1 Search premises, property, or passenger compartment of a vehicle incident to an arrest.
  39. I.C.8.2 Search a moveable vehicle with probable cause and exigent circumstances.
  40. I.C.8.3 Search buildings in hot pursuit situations.
  41. I.C.8.4 Search premises or property with Consent.
  42. I.C.9.1 Conduct Corporeal Lineups.
  43. I.C.9.2 Conduct Photo Lineups.
  44. I.C.9.3 Conduct a Show up (Immediate on-scene Identification).
  45. I.D.1.1 Determine whether an incident is a criminal or civil matter.
  46. I.D.1.2 Handle Complaints.
  47. I.D.1.3 Advise Victims of their rights under the William Van Regenmorter Crime Victims’ Rights Act.
  48. I.D.1.4 Conduct a Preliminary Investigation by protecting a Crime Scene and Locating Witnesses.
  49. I.D.1.5 Evaluate information at a preliminary investigation to determine course of action.
  50. I.D.1.6 Track a Person from Scene.
  51. I.D.1.7 Search for persons using proper techniques.
  52. I.D.1.8 Locate witnesses to a crime using various methods.
  53. I.D.1.9 Initiate an Amber Alert when appropriate.
  54. I.D.1.10 Initiate an Endangered Missing Advisory (EMA) when appropriate.
  55. I.D.1.11 Initiate a Mozelle Senior or Vulnerable Adult Medical Alert.
  56. I.D.2.1 Interview Complainants and Witnesses.
  57. I.D.2.2 Take Statements of witnesses
  58. I.D.3.1 Examine dead body for evidence of unnatural death.
  59. I.D.3.2 Search dead bodies for identification when death is determined to be natural.
  60. I.D.3.3 Verify the identity of deceased persons.
  61. I.D.3.4 Review with medical examiner circumstances relating to a death.
  62. I.D.4.1 Establish the modus operandi (M.O) of a suspect.
  63. I.D.4.2 Analyze and compare incidents for similarity of modus operandi (M.O.).
  64. I.D.4.3 Utilize department records to assist in investigation
  65. I.D.4.4 Review crime lab reports to guide an investigation.
  66. I.D.4.5 Review records and pictures to identify suspects.
  67. I.D.4.6 Organize and conduct a corporeal lineup
  68. I.D.4.7 Organize and conduct a photo lineup
  69. I.D.4.8 Conduct a show up.
  70. I.E.1.1 Demonstrate a working knowledge of civil law necessary for effective functioning as a law enforcement officer.
  71. I.E.1.2 Demonstrate a working knowledge of the court system at a level necessary for effective functioning as a law enforcement officer.
  72. I.E.1.3 Demonstrate a working knowledge of legal terms and discuss issues related to the court system at a level necessary for effective functioning as a law enforcement officer.
  73. I.E.1.4 Demonstrate a working knowledge of legal processes of the court at a level necessary for effective functioning as a law enforcement officer.
  74. I.F.1.1 Plan strategy for a search.
  75. I.F.1.2 Search a crime scene for physical evidence.
  76. I.F.2.1 Diagram location of physical evidence at crime scene.
  77. I.F.2.2 Process a diagram of a crime scene as evidence.
  78. I.F.2.3 Photograph crime scenes.
  79. I.F.3.1 Collect information and evidence at scene of a preliminary investigation.
  80. I.F.3.2 Collect evidence and personal property from a crime scene.
  81. I.F.3.3 Cast Impressions.
  82. I.F.3.4 Locate and evaluate latent fingerprints.
  83. I.F.3.5 Secure digital media evidence.
  84. I.F.3.6 Tag evidence and confiscated properties.
  85. I.F.3.7 Package evidence or personal property.
  86. I.F.3.8 Transport property or evidence.
  87. I.F.3.9 Document the chain of custody for Evidence.
  88. I.F.3.10 Witness autopsies.
  89. I.F.4.1 Process impounded property
  90. I.F.4.2 Determine if recovered property is linked with a previous crime.
  91. I.F.4.3 Trace stolen goods.
  92. I.F.4.4 Recover and inventory stolen property.
  93. I.G.1.1 Demonstrate an Understanding of the provisions of the child protection law.
  94. I.G.1.2 Respond to complaints of suspected child or vulnerable adult abuse.
  95. I.G.1.3 Investigate cases of suspected child abuse or neglect.
  96. I.G.1.4 Investigate cases of suspected vulnerable adult abuse, neglect or exploitation.
  97. I.G.2.1 Demonstrate a working knowledge of the criminal sexual conduct laws.
  98. I.G.2.2 Demonstrate an Understanding of the Dynamics of Sexual Assault.
  99. I.G.2.3 Respond to a complaint of sexual assault.
  100. I.G.2.4 Investigate a complaint of sexual assault.
  101. I.G.2.5 Demonstrate an Understanding of a Sexual Assault Personal Protection Order.
  102. I.G.3.1 Demonstrate an Understanding of the controlled substances provisions of the Public Health Code.
  103. I.G.3.2 Investigate violations of the controlled substances provisions of the Public Health Code commonly encountered by the working patrol officer.
  104. I.G.3.3 Demonstrates an Understanding of Applicability of Federal Firearms Laws to State and Local Firearms Enforcement.
  105. I.G.4.1 Demonstrate an Understanding of Michigan Human Trafficking Law(s) and other related provisions.
  106. I.G.4.2 Demonstrate an Understanding of the Definition Human Trafficking.
  107. I.G.4.3 Demonstrate an Understanding of Human Trafficking Indicators.
  108. I.G.4.4 Demonstrate an Understanding of law enforcement actions and responsibilities in human trafficking situations.
  109. I.H.1.1 Demonstrate an Understanding of the Historical context and changes in society’s understanding of domestic violence.
  110. I.H.1.2 Demonstrate an Understanding of the nature of domestic violence.
  111. I.H.1.3 Demonstrate an Understanding of the behaviors used by domestic violence assailants.
  112. I.H.1.4 Demonstrate an Understanding of assailant behaviors officers might encounter at the domestic violence scene.
  113. I.H.1.5 Demonstrate an Understanding of victim behaviors officers might encounter at the scene of domestic violence.
  114. I.H.1.6 Demonstrate an Understanding of the consequences victims may face as they consider leaving the assailants.
  115. I.H.1.7 Demonstrate an Understanding of the consequences victims may face when participating in the criminal justice system.
  116. I.H.1.8 Demonstrate an Understanding of indicators that can assist officers in assessing when an assailant might kill.
  117. I.H.2.1 Demonstrate an Understanding that domestic violence is a law enforcement issue.
  118. I.H.2.2 Demonstrate an Understanding of substantive criminal law as it relates to domestic violence.
  119. I.H.2.3 Demonstrate an Understanding of the options available to the court in sentencing and adjudication in domestic violence cases.
  120. I.H.2.4 Demonstrate an Understanding of the crime of stalking.
  121. I.H.2.5 Demonstrate an Understanding of the crime aggravated stalking.
  122. I.H.2.6 Demonstrate an Understanding of the authority of a police officer in enforcing domestic violence laws.
  123. I.H.2.7 Demonstrate an Understanding of a domestic relationship personal protection order (PPO).
  124. I.H.2.8 Demonstrate an Understanding of a non-domestic stalking personal protection order.
  125. I.H.2.9 Demonstrate an Understanding of the court procedures related to personal protection orders (PPO’s)
  126. I.H.2.10 Demonstrate an Understanding of domestic relationship and non-domestic stalking (PPO’s)
  127. I.H.2.11 Demonstrate an Understanding of Enforcement of Foreign Protection Orders (FPO’s)
  128. I.H.2.12 Demonstrate an Understanding of personal protection order and the effect on firearm purchase or possession.
  129. I.H.2.13 Demonstrate and Understand probable cause (reasonable cause) as it relates to domestic violence
  130. I.H.2.14 Demonstrate an Understanding of the procedural requirements in responding to a domestic violence incident.
  131. I.H.3.1 Respond to the Scene of Domestic Violence.
  132. I.H.3.2 Make initial contact at a scene of domestic violence.
  133. I.H.3.3 Enter the domestic violence scene effectively and safely.
  134. I.H.3.4 Conduct a preliminary criminal investigation upon entry to the scene.
  135. I.H.3.5 Interview the suspected assailant as part of the complete criminal investigation at a domestic violence scene.
  136. I.H.3.6 Interview the victim as part of the complete criminal investigation at a domestic violence scene.
  137. I.H.3.7 Determine whether probable cause exists to make an arrest when responding to domestic violence.
  138. I.H.3.8 Arrest a domestic violence assailant after establishing probable cause that a crime has been committed.
  139. I.H.3.9 Arrest the assailant after establishing that a personal protection order (PPO) has been violated.
  140. I.H.3.10 Arrest a domestic violence assailant after establishing that a conditional release order (conditional bond) has been violated.
  141. I.H.3.11 Complete the criminal investigation at the domestic violence scene.
  142. I.H.3.12 Provide appropriate assistance to the domestic violence victim when an arrest has been made.
  143. I.H.3.13 Secure a domestic violence scene when an arrest cannot be made.
  144. I.H.3.14 Write a domestic violence report documenting the domestic violence investigation.

 

 

Outcome 2: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to demonstrate competency in patrol procedures.

Objectives:

  1. II.A.1.1 Inspect Patrol Vehicle for weapons and contraband.
  2. II.A.1.2 Prepare for Patrol by becoming familiar with area.
  3. II.A.2.1 Observes Laws, Administrative Rules and Policies Governing Access, Use, Disclosure, and Dissemination of Nonpublic information in Criminal Justice Information Systems (C.J.I.S.).
  4. II.A.2.2 Distinguish Between the Computer Systems that Make Up the Law Enforcement Information Network (LEIN).
  5. II.A.2.3 Access the LEIN System to Support Patrol and Investigative Operations.
  6. II.A.2.4 Interpret the Response from the LEIN System.
  7. II.A.2.5 Receive and Evaluate Telephone Requests for Police Service.
  8. II.A.2.6 Utilize Police Radio to Communicate with Dispatcher, LEIN Operator, and Other Officers.
  9. II.A.2.7 Inform the Dispatcher of Status and Needs.
  10. II.A.3.1 Take Custody of Lost and Found Property.
  11. II.A.3.2 Verify Vehicle Title Information.
  12. II.B.1.1 Demonstrate an Understanding of the Relationship Between the Police Officer and the Public in our form of government.
  13. II.B.1.2 Demonstrate an understanding of the Role of Ethics in Performing the Duties of a Police Officer.
  14. II.B.1.3 Demonstrate an Understanding of the Role of Ethics in the Relationship Between the Police Officer, the Organization, and the Public.
  15. II.B.1.4 Demonstrate an Understanding of How Ethical Behavior Promotes Professionalism.
  16. II.B.1.5 Demonstrate an Understanding of the Relationship Between the Use of Discretion and Ethical Behavior as it applies to the Enforcement of Laws.
  17. II.B.1.6 Demonstrate an Understanding of Behavior that could result in Compromising an Officer’s Credibility, Public Trust, and/or Employment Status.
  18. II.B.1.7 Describe Some Methods That Will Assist in Making Ethical Decisions.
  19. II.B.2.1 Demonstrate an Understanding of Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act (42 USC 2000e,et.seq.).
  20. II.B.2.2 Identify the Key Elements of Michigan’s Elliott-Larsen Civil Rights Act (MCL 37.2101).
  21. II.B.2.3 Demonstrate an Understanding of Title II of the Americans With Disabilities Act 42 USC 12101.
  22. II.B.2.4 Demonstrate an Understanding of the Persons with Disabilities Civil Rights Act MCL 37.1101 et.seq.
  23. II.B.2.5 Demonstrate an Understanding of Michigan’s Ethnic Intimidation Statute (MCL 750.147b).
  24. II.B.3.1 Participate in Facilitated Discussions Regarding Culture.
  25. II.B.3.2 Demonstrate an Understanding of the Basic Nature of Culture.
  26. II.B.3.3 Demonstrate an Understanding of a Multi-Cultural Society.
  27. II.B.3.4 Describe the Benefits of Understanding Diverse Cultures That Make Up the Officer’s Living and Working Environment.
  28. II.B.3.5 Demonstrate an Understanding of Stereotyping.
  29. II.B.3.6 Demonstrate an Understanding of the Characteristics of Prejudice.
  30. II.B.3.7 Demonstrate an Understanding of How Prejudice Influences Behavior.
  31. II.B.3.8 Communicates Across Cultures Effectively.
  32. II.B.3.9 Demonstrate an Understanding of Barriers to Effective Cross-Cultural Communication.
  33. II.B.3.10 Interact with Co-workers and Supervisors, Within the Law Enforcement Organization, in an Unbiased Manner.
  34. II.B.3.11 Demonstrate an Understanding of Cultural Competence.
  35. II.B.3.12 Demonstrate an Understanding of the Law Regarding Sexual Harassment.
  36. II.B.3.13 Demonstrate an Understanding of the Causes of Sexual Harassment.
  37. II.B.3.14 Demonstrate an Understanding of the Costs Associated with Sexual Harassment.
  38. II.B.3.15 Demonstrate an Understanding of the Responsibility Assumed in Preventing Harassment.
  39. II.B.4.1 Demonstrate an Understanding of the Importance of Effective Communication in Policing.
  40. II.B.4.2 Demonstrate an Understanding of The Basics of Communication.
  41. II.B.4.3 Apply Techniques that will Enhance Listening Skills.
  42. II.B.4.4 Identify Verbal and Non-verbal Behavior That Indicates Potential Hostility.
  43. II.B.4.5 Demonstrate an Understanding of Methods for Conflict Resolution.
  44. II.B.4.6 Identify Situations that are Likely to Cause Severe Stress or Crisis for Citizens.
  45. II.B.4.7 Describes the Mental States that Persons in Crisis May Exhibit.
  46. II.B.4.8 Demonstrate an Understanding of Techniques Used to Communicate with Persons in Crisis.
  47. II.B.4.9 Demonstrate an Understanding of Techniques Used to Communicate with Deaf or Hard of Hearing Persons.
  48. II.B.4.10 Deliver Emergency Messages (e.g., Injuries, Death).
  49. II.B.4.11 Establish Rapport with People While on Patrol.
  50. II.B.5.1 Approach the Scene of a Civil Dispute.
  51. II.B.5.2 Manage a Civil Dispute.
  52. II.B.5.3 Resolve a Civil Dispute.
  53. II.B.6.1 Demonstrate an Understanding of the Nature of Victimization.
  54. II.B.6.2 Identify Situations That Are Likely to Cause Severe Stress or Crisis for Crime Victims.
  55. II.B.6.3 Describes the Mental Stages that Persons in Severe Crisis May Experience.
  56. II.B.6.4 Advise Victims of Their Rights Under the William Van Regenmorter Crime Victim’s Rights Act.
  57. II.B.6.5 Demonstrate an Appropriate Law Enforcement Response to the Victims of Crime.
  58. II.B.6.6 Demonstrates an Understanding of the Role of the Victim Advocate.
  59. II.B.6.7 Deliver Death Notifications.
  60. II.C.1.1 Demonstrate Familiarity with Patrol in a Vehicle Using a Variety of Techniques.
  61. II.C.1.2 Patrol on Foot.
  62. II.C.2.1 Check Parks and School Grounds.
  63. II.C.2.2 Search Unlocked Businesses and Dwellings for Signs of Illegal Entry.
  64. II.C.2.3 Secure Buildings.
  65. II.C.2.4 Check Individuals/Businesses for Compliance with Licensing Requirements.
  66. II.C.2.5 Advise Property Owners or Agents of Potentially Hazardous Conditions.
  67. II.C.2.6 Notify Citizens of Damage to Their Property
  68. II.C.2.7 Secure Vehicles.
  69. II.C.2.8 Investigate an Unattended Suspicious Vehicle.
  70. II.C.2.9 Follow a Suspicious Vehicle.
  71. II.C.2.10 Investigate Unusual Odors and Sounds.
  72. II.C.2.11 Identify Wanted Vehicles or Persons.
  73. II.C.2.12 Interview Suspicious Persons.
  74. II.C.2.13 Participate in Large Scale Area Search Parties.
  75. II.C.2.14 Escort Money, Valuables or People to Provide Security.
  76. II.C.2.15 Develop Informants Using Field Contacts.
  77. II.C.3.1 Respond to Crimes in Progress.
  78. II.C.3.2 Conduct an Initial Investigation at a “Crime in Progress” Scene.
  79. II.C.3.3 Secure “Crime in Progress” Scene and Begin an Investigation.
  80. II.C.3.4 Direct Actions of Other Officers at a Scene of Action.
  81. II.C.3.5 Advise Victims of the Procedures for Prosecution.
  82. II.C.4.1 Define Mental Illness and Developmental Disability.
  83. II.C.4.2 Identify Behaviors Associated with Mental Illness and Developmental Disability.
  84. II.C.4.3 Appropriately Respond to Situations Involving Those with Mental Disorders.
  85. II.C.4.4 Demonstrate an Understanding of Legal Authority to Act.
  86. II.C.4.5 Transport People with Mental Disorders Using Proper Procedures.
  87. II.D.1.1 Participate in a Facilitated Discussion Regarding the Importance of Report Writing.
  88. II.D.1.2 Identify the Common Characteristics of a Written Report.
  89. II.D.1.3 Gather Information at the Scene for Reports.
  90. II.D.1.4 Organize Information in Preparation for Writing the Report.
  91. II.D.1.5 Prepare Reports.
  92. II.D.1.6 Review and Submit Written Reports.
  93. II.E.1.1 Apprehend Juvenile Offenders.
  94. II.E.1.2 Detain and Transport Juvenile Offenders.
  95. II.E.1.3 Notify Parents/Guardians and/or Proper Authorities of a Juvenile Apprehension.
  96. II.E.1.4 Inform Juvenile Offender of Miranda Rights Before Interrogation.
  97. II.E.1.5 Counsel Juveniles.
  98. II.E.2.1 Conduct Parent-Juvenile Interview(s).
  99. II.E.2.2 Determine the Course of Action Following Parent/Juvenile Conference.
  100. II.E.2.3 Inform Parent(s)/Guardian of the Status of the Juvenile Offender’s Case at Time of Release.
  101. II.E.2.4 Confer with Juvenile Probation Officer.

 

Outcome 3: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to demonstrate competency in detention and prosecution.

Objectives:

  1. III.A.1.1 Conduct a Custodial Search.
  2. III.A.1.2 Demonstrate an Understanding of the Purpose and Value of Taking Acceptable Fingerprint and Palmprint Impressions.
  3. III.A.1.3 Demonstrate an Understanding of the Methods Used to Obtain Fingerprints and Palmprints.
  4. III.A.1.4 Take Fingerprints and Palmprints During a Classroom Practical Exercise.
  5. III.A.2.1 Provide Proper Care and Treatment to Prisoners.
  6. III.A.2.2 Investigate Injuries to Prisoners.
  7. III.A.2.3 Guard Prisoners Detained Outside of a Jail.
  8. III.A.2.4 Advise Adult Defendant or Family Regarding an Arrest/Detention.
  9. III.B.1.1 Identify Proper Court for Case Prosecution.
  10. III.B.1.2 Prepare Request for Warrant Authorization.
  11. III.B.2.1 Confer with Prosecutor or City Attorney Regarding Warrant Authorization.
  12. III.B.2.2 Review Warrants for Completeness and Accuracy.
  13. III.B.2.3 Swear Out Complaints or Warrants.
  14. III.B.2.4 Prepare to Arraign a Defendant.
  15. III.B.2.5 Arraign a Defendant in Court.
  16. III.B.3.1 Verify Reliability and Credibility of Witnesses.
  17. III.B.3.2 Review a Case with Prosecutor or City Attorney to Plan Preparation of Case.
  18. III.B.3.3 Check That Witnesses Are Ready for Court Testimony.
  19. III.B.3.4 Prepare for Testifying in a Legal Proceeding.
  20. III.B.4.1 Demonstrate Proper Demeanor Prior to Testifying in a Legal Proceeding.1
  21. III.B.4.2 Present Testimony in a Legal Proceeding.
  22. III.B 4.3 Review a Case with Prosecutors or City Attorneys Following a Legal Proceeding.
  23. III.C.1.1 Determine Validity of Civil Process.
  24. III.C.1.2 Enforce a Court Issued Order (e.g., Writs).
  25. III.C.1.3 Serve Probate Orders (e.g., Persons Requiring Treatment, Juveniles, Adult Offenders).

 

Outcome 4: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to demonstrate the required skill of a police officer.

Objectives:

  1. IV.A.1.1 Participate in a Classroom Facilitated Discussion of Law Enforcement Issues Involving Emergency Medical Situations.
  2. IV.A.1.2 Conduct an Initial Victim Assessment to Determine Medical Status.
  3. IV.A.1.3 Treat for Shock.
  4. IV.A.2.1 Describe the Common Causes of Respiratory Compromise.
  5. IV.1.2.2 Recognize the Causes and Signs of Airway Obstruction.
  6. IV.A.2.3 Clear the Airway.
  7. IV.A.2.4 Ventilate the Victim.
  8. IV.A.3.1 Demonstrate an Understanding of the Importance of Standard Precautions.
  9. IV.A.3.2 Control Bleeding.
  10. IV.A.3.3 Care for Penetrating and Puncture Wounds.
  11. IV.A.3.4 Care for Traumatic Amputation/Avulsion.
  12. IV.A.3.5. Care for Internal Bleeding.
  13. IV.A.3.6 Care for Eye Injuries.
  14. IV.A.4.1 Demonstrate an Understanding of the Principles of Tactical Emergency Casualty Care.
  15. IV.A.4.2 Perform Direct Threat Care.
  16. IV.A.4.3 Perform Indirect Threat Care.
  17. IV.A.4.4 Move Casualties.
  18. IV.A.4.5 Demonstrate an Understanding of the Survival Mindset in Medical and Tactical Emergencies.
  19. IV.A.5.1 Provide Emergency Care for Stroke.
  20. IV.A.5.2 Care for Diabetic Emergencies.
  21. IV.A.5.3 Provide Emergency Care for Seizures.
  22. IV.A.5.4 Provide Emergency Care for Poisoning.
  23. IV.A.5.5 Provide Emergency Care for Overdose.
  24. IV.A.5.6 Assist in Childbirth.
  25. IV.A.5.7 Provide Care for Heart Attack.
  26. IV.A.5.8 Treat for Broken Bones.
  27. IV.A.6.1 Provide Care for Cold Emergencies.
  28. IV.A.6.2 Provide Care for Heat Exhaustion.
  29. IV.A.6.3 Provide Care for Heat Stroke.
  30. IV.A.6.4 Provide Care for Burns.
  31. IV.A.6.5 Provide Care for Electric Shock.
  32. IV.A.6.6 Provide Care for Anaphylactic Shock.
  33. IV.A.7.1 Demonstrate Proper First Aid Techniques and Skills in a Simulated First Aid Emergency.
  34. IV.B.1.1 Use Deadly Force Legally.
  35. IV.B.1.2 Demonstrate a Working Knowledge of Firearms and Ammunition.
  36. IV.B.1.3 Handle Firearms Safely.
  37. IV.B.1.4 Secure an Unfamiliar Firearm.
  38. IV.B.1.5 Make Proper Decisions Regarding the Use of Force in Potentially Life-Threatening Situations.
  39. IV.B.1.6 Comply with Post-Incident Policies and Procedures in Situations Involving Deadly Force.
  40. IV.B.1.7 Prepare to Testify in Court Related to a Shooting Incident.
  41. IV.B.1.8 Dispatch an Animal with a Firearm.
  42. IV.B.1.9 Make Appropriate Off Duty Firearms Decisions.
  43. IV.B.1.10 Demonstrates and Understanding of Controlling an Off-Duty Violent Confrontation.
  44. IV.B.2.1 Demonstrate Proficiency in Basic Marksmanship Using a Handgun and Shotgun.
  45. IV.B.2.2 Demonstrate Proficiency in Close-Quarter-Combat Tactics and Techniques Using a Handgun.
  46. IV.B.2.3 Discharge a Firearm in Low Light Levels.
  47. IV.B.2.4 Perform Proper Care and Maintenance for Firearms.
  48. IV.B.2.5 Draw a Firearm Efficiently and Safely.
  49. IV.B.2.6 Holster a Firearm Effectively.
  50. IV.B.2.7 Assess a Threat Level to Self or Others to Determine if it is Life Threatening.
  51. IV.B.2.8 Use Cover/Concealment in a Life-Threatening Situation.
  52. IV.B.2.9 Neutralize All Life-Threatening Threats to Self or Others.
  53. IV.B.2.10 Demonstrate Proficiency in Tactical Marksmanship.
  54. IV.B.3.1 Demonstrate Proficiency in Firearms Skills by Attaining a Passing Score on all Phases of the Mandatory Final Assessment.
  55. IV.B.4.1 Participate in a Classroom Facilitated Discussion of a Critical Situation that Includes the Decision to Use the Patrol Rifle.
  56. IV.B.4.2 Identify Common Characteristics of Patrol Rifles.
  57. IV.B.4.3 Determine When to Deploy the Patrol Rifle.
  58. IV.B.4.4 Demonstrate an Understanding of the Fundamentals of Marksmanship.
  59. IV.B.4.5 Demonstrate an Understanding of the Operations of the Patrol Rifle.
  60. IV.B.4.6 Demonstrate a Working Knowledge of Rifle Ammunition.
  61. IV.B.4.7 Employs Sound Tactics When Responding to Critical Situations.
  62. IV.B.4.8 Secure a Rifle at a Scene.
  63. IV.B.4.9 Satisfactorily Completes the MCOLES Patrol Rifle Course of Fire that Meets or Exceeds an Established Standard.
  64. IV.C.1.1 Conduct a Frisk or Pat Down.
  65. IV.C.1.2 Execute the Arrest of a Person.
  66. IV.C.1.3 Handcuff a Suspect or Prisoner.
  67. IV.C.1.4 Conduct a Field Search of Arrested Persons.
  68. IV.C.1.5 Conduct a Custodial Search.
  69. IV.C.2.1 Pursue a Fleeing Suspect on Foot.
  70. IV.C.2.2 Break Through a Door Using Force.
  71. IV.C.2.3 Use Cover and Concealment to Ensure Officer Survival.
  72. IV.C.2.4 Use Light Effectively
  73. IV.C.2.5 Protect Handgun Using Weapons Retention Techniques.
  74. IV.C.3.1 Demonstrate an Understanding of the Law as it Relates to the Use of Force.
  75. IV.C.3.2 Demonstrate an Understanding of the MCOLES Subject Control Continuum (SCC).
  76. IV.C.3.3 Demonstrate an Understanding of the Relationship Between the Use of Force and the MCOLES Subject Control Continuum (SCC).
  77. IV.C.3.4 Demonstrate an Understanding of the Decision-Making Process Required to Use the Appropriate Amount of Force in Gaining Control of a Subject.
  78. IV.C.3.5 Demonstrate an Understanding of the Concept of Control.
  79. IV.C.3.6 Write a Report That Documents the Officer’s Use of Force.
  80. IV.C.3.7 Demonstrate an Understanding of the Liability Attached When Officers Use Force to Control a Subject.
  81. IV.C.4.1 Demonstrate an Understanding of a Survival Mindset.
  82. IV.C.4.2 Demonstrate an Understanding of Tactical Communication.
  83. IV.C.4.3 Demonstrate an Understanding of Fear and Anger Management.
  84. IV.C.4.4 Demonstrate Effective Subject Control Techniques.
  85. IV.C.4.5 Demonstrate an Understanding of Post Force Incident Responsibility.
  86. IV.C.4.6 Demonstrate the Ability to Manage Subject Encounters under Circumstances that Justify Varying Levels of Force.
  87. IV.D.1.1 Demonstrate an Understanding of the Legal Issues Regarding Emergency Vehicle Operations.
  88. IV.D.1.2 Demonstrate an Understanding of Liability Issues That Relate to Emergency Vehicle Operations.
  89. IV.D.1.3 Operate an Emergency Vehicle in Non-Emergency Circumstances.
  90. IV.D.1.4 Operate an Emergency Vehicle Under Emergency Conditions.
  91. IV.D.1.5 Engage in a Pursuit.
  92. IV.D.1.6 Engage in Post-Incident Operations.
  93. IV.D.2.1 Demonstrate Preparedness for Emergency Vehicle Operations.
  94. IV.D.2.2 Demonstrate an Understanding of the Techniques of Emergency Vehicle Operations in Appropriate Situations.
  95. IV.D.2.3 Demonstrate an Understanding of Operating an Emergency Vehicle Under Adverse Environmental Conditions.
  96. IV.D.2.4 Operates an Emergency Vehicle Using Proper Techniques in Darkness.
  97. IV.D.2.5 Demonstrate Proficiency on the MCOLES Emergency Vehicle Operations Course or an MCOLES Approved Course that Exceeds the Standard.
  98. IV.E.1.1 Establish Physical Fitness Baseline with Goals for Improvement.
  99. IV.E.1.2 Determines Body Fat by using a Circumference Technique and Plots on the Fitness Profile Chart.
  100. IV.E.1.3 Demonstrate an Understanding of the Thresholds of Training for Cardiovascular Fitness to Improve and/or maintain Cardiovascular Fitness.
  101. IV.E.1.4 Demonstrate an Understanding of the Thresholds of Training for Muscular Endurance to Improve and/or maintain Muscular Endurance Fitness.
  102. IV.E.1.5 Demonstrate an Understanding of the Thresholds of Training for Flexibility to Improve and/or Maintain Appropriate Range of Motion.
  103. IV.E.1.6 Demonstrate an Understanding of the Benefits of Circuit Training and Various Designs of Circuit Prototypes
  104. IV.E.1.7 Demonstrate an Understanding of the Thresholds of Training for Muscle Strength to Improve and/or maintain muscle strength (absolute strength).
  105. IV.E.1.8 Demonstrate the Concept of Interval Training.
  106. IV.E.1.9 Demonstrate an Understanding of Plyometric Exercise.
  107. IV.E.1.10 Demonstrate Fitness Skills by Participating in a Variety of Activities in a Setting of a friendly Competition.
  108. IV.E.1.11 Practice the 4-event Physical Fitness Test Items to Adjust Fitness Goals for Needed Improvement.
  109. IV.E.1.12 Demonstrate the Importance of Maintaining Proper Fat-to-Lean Body Composition for Health-Related Reasons and for Maintaining Professional Image.
  110. IV.E.2.1 Demonstrate an Understanding of the Fundamentals of Fitness and Wellness.
  111. IV.E.2.2 Demonstrate an Understanding of the Benefits of Exercise Using the Following Exercise Guidelines.
  112. IV.E.2.3 Demonstrate an Understanding of the 7 Major Coronary Risk Factors.
  113. IV.E.2.4 Demonstrate an Understanding of Stress and its Effect on the Body and an Officer’s Performance.
  114. IV.E.2.5 Demonstrate an Understanding of the Role of Basic Nutrients and Proper Diet.
  115. IV.E.2.6 Demonstrate an Understanding of the Balance of Energy Needed to Maintain Proper Weight through Strategies that Assist in Weight Loss and Weight Control.
  116. IV.E.2.7 Demonstrate an Understanding of the Factors that Contribute to Lower Back Pain.
  117. IV.E.2.8 Demonstrate an Understanding of the Factors in Exercise Adherence and Strategies to Increase Adherence.

 

Outcome 5: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to demonstrate the various aspects of traffic control.

Objectives:

  1. V.A.1.1 Demonstrate Proficient Use of the Michigan Vehicle Code.
  2. V.A.2.1 Use Appropriate Words and Phrases in the Interpretation of the Michigan Vehicle Code.
  3. V.A.3.1 Identify Different Classifications of Traffic Related Offenses.
  4. V.A.3.2 Determine Where Traffic Laws Can Be Enforced.
  5. V.A.3.3 Identify Authority to Take Enforcement Action Outside Employing Jurisdiction.
  6. V.A.3.4 Identify Elements and Non-Elements of a Traffic Violation.
  7. V.A.4.1 Determine Whether There Was a Violation of Law.
  8. V.A.4.2 Identify Elements Relevant to Specific Traffic Offenses.
  9. V.B.1.1 Conduct a License Check for an Operator of a Motor Vehicle.
  10. V.B.1.2 Determine the Status of an Operator’s Auto Insurance.
  11. V.B.1.3 Check a Vehicle for Proper Registration.
  12. V.B.1.4 Identify Driver and/or Vehicle Licensing Violations.
  13. V.B.2.1 Monitor Traffic for Violations.
  14. V.B.2.2 Visually Estimate the Speed of Vehicles.
  15. V.B.2.3 Determine the Speed of a Vehicle by Using the Pacing Technique (i.e., Using Speedometer).
  16. V.B.2.4 Follow a Suspect Vehicle to Observe for a Traffic Violation.
  17. V.B.2.5 Make a Determination About the Appropriate Action to be Taken for a Traffic Violation.
  18. V.B.3.1 Identify Possible Stolen Motor Vehicles.
  19. V.B.3.2 Investigate to Verify if a Vehicle is Stolen.
  20. V.B.4.1 Stop Vehicles to Investigate Traffic Violations.
  21. V.B.4.2 Stop Vehicle to Investigate Possible Felony.
  22. V.B.4.3 Interview Driver on a Traffic Stop.
  23. V.B.4.4 Inspect Vehicles for Conformance with the Michigan Vehicle Code.
  24. V.B.4.5 Participate in Roadblocks.
  25. V.C.1.1 Assist Stranded Motorists.
  26. V.C.1.2 Remove an Unattended Vehicle Obstructing Traffic.
  27. V.C.1.3 Determine Proper Method for Directing Traffic.
  28. V.C.1.4 Direct Traffic Safely.
  29. V.C.2.1 Explain State Traffic Vehicle Laws and Procedures at a Traffic Stop to a Traffic Offender.
  30. V.C.2.2 Issue Verbal Warnings to Traffic Violators.
  31. V.C.2.3 Complete a Uniform Law Citation (UD-8).
  32. V.C.2.4 Issue a Citation and Collect Bond (if Necessary) For a Traffic Violation.
  33. V.C.2.5 Make a Custodial Traffic Arrest When Appropriate.
  34. V.D.1.1 Demonstrate the Ability to Administer the IACP/NHSTA Standard Field Sobriety Testing Battery and Appropriately document and interpret the Results.
  35. V.E.1.1 Identify the Elements of a Motor Vehicle Crash.
  36. V.E.1.2 Determine Whether Drivers Have Fulfilled Their Responsibilities as Mandated by law.
  37. V.E.1.3 Determine Whether an Officer Has Authority to Take Enforcement Action for a Traffic Crash.
  38. V.E.2.1 Take Precautions to Prevent Additional Crashes at Traffic Crash Scene.
  39. V.E.2.2 Set Priorities for Action at a Traffic Crash Scene.
  40. V.E.2.3 Request Assistance at a Traffic Crash Scene.
  41. V.E.2.4 Direct Activities at the Scene of a Traffic Crash Investigation.
  42. V.E.2.5 Secure the Traffic Crash Scene to Protect Evidence.
  43. V.E.2.6 Determine Whether to Photograph the Traffic Crash Scene.
  44. V.E.3.1 Complete the State of Michigan Traffic Crash Report Form (UD-l0).
  45. V.E.4.1 Identify Persons Involved in a Traffic Crash.
  46. V.E.4.2 Identify the Owner of a Vehicle Involved in a Traffic Crash.
  47. V.E.4.3 Locate Witnesses to a Traffic Crash.
  48. V.E.4.4 Interview Persons Involved in a Traffic Crash.
  49. V.E.5.1 Draw Field Sketch at Scene of a Traffic Crash.
  50. V.E.5.2 Take Measurements at a Traffic Crash Scene for Field Sketch.
  51. V.E.5.3 Diagram a Traffic Crash Scene.
  52. V.E.6.1 Search the Traffic Crash Scene for Physical Evidence.
  53. V.E.6.2 Collect and Document Physical Evidence from a Traffic Crash Scene.
  54. V.E.6.3 Identify Point(s) of Impact at a Traffic Crash Scene.
  55. V.E.6.4 Measure Skid Marks.
  56. V.E.7.1 Inspect Vehicles for Fresh Damage.
  57. V.E.7.2 Test the Operating Condition of a Traffic Crash Vehicle’s Equipment.
  58. V.E.7.3 Demonstrate an Understanding of the Relationship Between Types of Crashes and the Occurring to Unrestrained Occupants.
  59. V.E.8.1 Follow up the Extent of Personal Injuries Resulting from a Traffic Crash.
  60. V.E.8.2 Review the Traffic Crash with Crash Investigator(s).
  61. V.E.8.3 Determine the Contributing Factors to a Traffic Crash.
  62. V.E.8.4 Determine Fault in a Traffic Crash.
  63. V.E.8.5 Issue a Citation(s) in a Traffic Crash.

 

Outcome 6: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to demonstrate competency in special operations.

Objectives:

  1. VI.A.1.1 Patrol Locations on Beat Which are Potentially Hazardous to Citizens.
  2. VI.A.1.2 Respond to a Hazardous Material Incident Safely and Properly.
  3. VI.A.1.3 Coordinate Actions with Public Service Personnel Arriving to Assist in an Emergency (non-hazardous material) situation.
  4. VI.A.1.4 Evacuate Persons from a Dangerous Area.
  5. VI.A.1.5 Secure Accident and Disaster Scenes.
  6. VI.A.2.1 Demonstrate an Understanding of the Common Characteristics of Explosive Devices.
  7. VI.A.2.2 Identify Explosive Devices.
  8. VI.A.2.3 Demonstrate an Understanding of the Response Protocols to a Bomb Threat.
  9. VI.A.2.4 Respond to a Bombing Incident.
  10. VI.B.1.1 Respond to Labor/Management Disputes.
  11. VI.B.1.2 Control Non-Violent Crowds.
  12. VI.B.1.3 Patrol Areas Containing Marchers or Demonstrators.
  13. VI.B.1.4 Control Hostile Groups.
  14. VI.B.1.5 Patrol Riot-Stricken or Civil Disturbance Areas.
  15. VI.B.1.6 Confront Groups of Agitated People in Riot Formation.
  16. VI.B.2.1 Perform Duties While Wearing Heavy Equipment.
  17. VI.B.2.2 Physically Restrain Crowds.
  18. VI.B.2.3 Control Non-Violent Crowds.
  19. VI.B.2.4 Control Hostile Groups.
  20. VI.B.2.5 Confront Groups of Agitated People in Riot Formation.
  21. VI.C.1.1 Recruit Confidential Informants.
  22. VI.C.1.2 Conduct Surveillance of Individuals or Locations.
  23. VI.C.1.3 Execute Raids.
  24. VI.C.1.4 Respond to a Barricaded Gunman/Hostage Situation.
  25. VI.C.1.5 Recognize the Basic Dynamics and Issues Involved in a Response to Active Violence.
  26. VI.C.1.6 Demonstrate an Understanding of Priorities in a Response to Active Violence.
  27. VI.C.1.7 Demonstrate an Understanding of Tactics and Techniques in a Response to Active Violence.
  28. VI.C.1.8 Demonstrate a Basic Understanding of Rescue Tactics and Techniques in a Response to Active Violence.
  29. VI.D.1.1 Describe the Benefits of Understanding Michigan’s Environmental Laws.
  30. VI.D.1.2 Identify an Environmental Crime.
  31. VI.D.1.3 Use the Michigan Penal Code (MCLA/MSA) to Identify Environmental Statutes.
  32. VI.D.1.4 Make an Appropriate and Safe Response When Observing a Violation of the Environmental Statues.
  33. VI.D.1.5 Describe the Best Tools in Investigating an Environmental Crime are Standard Investigative Techniques.
  34. VI.E.1.1 Demonstrate an Understanding of the Characteristics of Modern Terrorism.
  35. VI.E.1.2 Identify Domestic and International Terrorist and Activist Groups.
  36. VI.E.1.3 Recognize Local Terrorist Targets.
  37. VI.E.1.4 Initiate Practical Measures for Preventing Terrorist Attacks.
  38. VI.E.1.5 Demonstrate an Understanding of Terrorist Pre-Incident Indicators.
  39. VI.E.1.6 Recognize the Importance of Gathering Information Regarding Potential Terrorist Activities.
  40. VI.E.1.7 Demonstrate a Working Knowledge of the Legal Implications Regarding Terrorist Activities.
  41. VI.E.2.1 Define Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD).
  42. VI.E.2.2 Identify the Five Types of WMD Materials.
  43. VI.E.2.3 Demonstrate an Understanding of the Characteristics of Chemical Agents as Weapons of Mass Destruction.
  44. VI.E.2.4 Demonstrate an Understanding of the Characteristics of Biological Agents.
  45. VI.E.2.5 Demonstrate an Understanding of the Characteristics of Nuclear/Radiological Materials as Weapons of Mass Destruction.
  46. VI.E.2.6 Demonstrate and Understanding of Explosive Devices Within the Context of Terrorism Awareness.
  47. VI.E.2.7 Respond to a Known or Unknown WMD Attack.
  48. VI.E.3.1 Demonstrate an Understanding of the Purpose and Structure of the Incident Command (ICS) System.
  49. VI.E.3.2 Demonstrate an Understanding of the Terminology Associated with the Incident Command System.
  50. VI.E.3.3 Demonstrate a Working Knowledge of the Major Functions of the Incident Command System.
  51. VI.E.3.4 Describe the Role of Law Enforcement as Part of the Incident Command System.
  52. VI.E.3.5 Demonstrate an Understanding of the Key Provisions of Michigan’s Emergency Management System.
  53. VI.E.3.6 Participate in a Classroom Facilitated Discussion of a Simulated Emergency Situation.

COMMON DEGREE OUTCOMES (CDO)
• Communication: The graduate can communicate effectively for the intended purpose and audience.
• Critical Thinking: The graduate can make informed decisions after analyzing information or evidence related to the issue.
• Global Literacy: The graduate can analyze human behavior or experiences through cultural, social, political, or economic perspectives.
• Information Literacy: The graduate can responsibly use information gathered from a variety of formats in order to complete a task.
• Quantitative Reasoning: The graduate can apply quantitative methods or evidence to solve problems or make judgments.
• Scientific Literacy: The graduate can produce or interpret scientific information presented in a variety of formats.

CDO marked YES apply to this course:
Communication: YES
Critical Thinking: YES
Global Literacy: YES
Information Literacy: YES
Quantitative Reasoning: YES
Scientific Literacy: YES

COURSE CONTENT OUTLINE
Sessions and Topic:

  1. Investigation
    1. Introduction to Investigation
    2. Substantive Criminal Law
    3. Criminal Procedure
    4. Investigation
    5. Court Functions and Civil Law
    6. Crime Scene Process
    7. Special Investigations
    8. Domestic Violence 
  2. Patrol Procedures
    1. Patrol Operations
    2. Ethics In Policing and Interpersonal Relations
    3. Patrol Techniques
    4. Report Writing
    5. Juveniles
  3. Detention and Prosecution
    1. Receiving and Booking Process
    2. Case Prosecution
    3. Civil Process
  4. Police Skills
    1. First Aid
    2. Firearms
    3. Police Physical Skills
    4. Fitness and Wellness
    5. Emergency Vehicle Operation
  5. Traffic
    1. Motor Vehicle Law
    2. Vehicle Stops
    3. Traffic Control and Enforcement
    4. Operating While Intoxicated
    5. Motor Vehicle Traffic Crash Investigation
  6. Special Operations
    1. Emergency Preparedness/Disaster Control
    2. Civil Disorders
    3. Tactical Operations
    4. Environmental Crimes
    5. Terrorism Awareness

Primary Faculty
Bowlin, Samantha
Secondary Faculty

Associate Dean
Lopez, Michael
Dean
Mirijanian, Narine



Official Course Syllabus - Macomb Community College, 14500 E 12 Mile Road, Warren, MI 48088



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