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CJS 421. Peace Officers Standards and Training: Administration

Credits: 3
Department: Criminal Justice
Description: Principles of law enforcement, career influences, stress/crisis intervention, crime prevention, community relations, court testimony, law enforcement communications, and cultural awareness.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Describe and analyze the history of policing and the movement toward a community policing philosophy.
2. Evaluate current trends in the implementation of community oriented policing within law enforcement agencies.
3. Describe and explain the problems associated with racially profiled stops and the need to eliminate the use of racial profiling.
4. Describe and analyze what legally constitutes domestic abuse and the impact violence has on families.
5. Analyze and identify key leadership principles, the core ethical principles, and appropriately apply these principles to police situations.

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