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CJS 422. Peace Officers Standards and Training: Statutes

Credits: 3
Department: Criminal Justice
Description: Minnesota statues relating to the Minnesota Criminal Code, Minnesota law enforcement procedures relating to search, arrest, confessions, identification, and evidence, and Minnesota Statues relating to juvenile justice.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Analyze and describe the Criminal Justice System, including: the procedure by which laws, statutes, United States and Minnesota constitutional provisions are enacted, interpreted, and enforced; how the Judicial System functions; the functions and jurisdictions of related law enforcement and correction agencies.
2. Analyze and describe the general principles of Constitutional and Criminal Law governing Law Enforcement Agencies, including: the general principles of the United States and Minnesota constitutions and amendments and the constitutional and statutory requirements for lawful Minnesota statues (Stops and Frisks, Arrests, Searches and Seizures, Confessions, Eye Witness Identifications, Admissible Evidence).
3. Analyze and describe the philosophical, constitutional and statutory requirements of the Juvenile Justice System.
4. Analyze and describe the Criminal and Civil Liability of law enforcement officers and agencies.
5. Analyze and describe the definitions and principles of the Minnesota Criminal Code, and other selected statutes defining criminal conduct and regulating law enforcement.

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