5credit hour(s)Students will demonstrate the basics of firearms, to include, handling the weapon, safety precautions, marksmanship, malfunctions and nomenclature. Students will learn the value of the everyday use of body armor. Students will demonstrate the importance of decision making in the use of deadly force in a simulation scenario. Students will complete First Aid/CPR training. Students will apply Custody Control/Defensive Tactics/Self Defense Systems that demonstrate the attitudes, knowledge and skills that are court defendable, street functional and teachable.
Demonstrate in practice develop skills that enable the student to accomplish custody procedures.
Students will analyze scenarios from real life situations (by videos or incident description) and apply the legal standards to determine the appropriateness of the actions of the involved officers and identify “target areas” and “avoid strike” areas of the human body when attempting to control a subject using baton strikes or other strikes, including personal weapons.
Demonstrate officer discretion in the use “OC” aerosol spray to control a resisting suspect to legal custody in lieu of other intermediate range control techniques. Demonstrate the proper deployment and safety of the X26/P TASER.
Students will negotiate different driving obstacle courses.
Students will complete instructional block testing, physical assessment, and the Law Enforcement Officer Certification Exam.