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Blinn College • Police Academy - TEEX • Social Sciences • Criminal Justice - CJLE


Basic Peace Officer II CJLE-1512

  • Fall 2018
  • Section 300 CRN-11714
  • 5 Credits
  • 08/06/2018 to 12/07/2018
  • Modified 08/06/2018

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Description


Basic preparation for a new peace officer. Should be taken in conjunction with Basic Peace Officer I, III, IV, and V (supplement) to satisfy the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement approved Basic Peace Officer Academy. ***THIS COURSE MAY BE OFFERED ONLY BY INSTITUTIONS LICENSED AS A POLICE ACADEMY BY Texas Commission on Law Enforcement.*** It covers field note-taking, report writing, “use of force” law and concepts, problem-solving, multiculturalism, professional policing approaches, patrol procedures, victims of crime, family violence, HMR, crowd management, HAZMAT, and criminal investigation. All students must complete academy application process. Admission to Blinn College does not guarantee admission to the police academy.

 

 

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Requisites

Prerequisites: All students must complete academy application process.

Corequisites: CJLE 1506, CJLE 1518, CJLE 1524

Core Curriculum Statement


This course is not a core curriculum course.

Outcomes


Demonstrate an understanding of effective observation and written communication skills as they relate to police report writing and documentation

Demonstrate an understanding of the legal authorities and moral considerations pertaining to a peace officer’s use of force

Demonstrate the physical ability to apply common police self-defense and subject control tactics in a simulated confrontation

Demonstrate that ability to apply common methods, techniques and tactics for police patrol, field interviewing and traffic stops

Demonstrate an understanding of law enforcement’s role in providing crime prevention services to the public  

Materials


All required materials will be distributed to the students by the academy coordinator for the course in accordance with the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement. Texas Penal Code and Motor Vehicle Handbook along with Academy Manual are required.

Course Requirements


Students must pass all elements of all courses CJLE 1506, 1512, 1518 and 1524 with a 80% average or higher

The Central Texas Police Academy is a pass/fail academy

This course is part of a four course sequence that represents a TCOLE approved Basic Police Academy

You must be 21 years of age at the completion of the academy in order to sit for the Basic Peace Officer licensing  exam

Evaluation


Criteria

Types of evaluations and related weights
Type Weight Topic Notes
 

 

At least four or more major grades which may include the following:

 

Topic and skills tests              20 percent

3 Quarterly exams                   30 percent

Final exam                               50 percent

Blinn College Policies


All policies, guidelines, and procedures in the Blinn College CatalogBlinn College Board Policies, and the Blinn College Administrative Regulations are applicable to this course.

Specific information on civility, attendance, add/drop, scholastic integrity, students with disabilities, final grade appeal, alternative retailers, campus carry and proctoring arrangements and cost.

Notice of any action taken under these protocol and procedures, by Blinn College or its employees, may be delivered by hand, through the U.S. Postal Service, or electronically to the student’s Blinn Buc e-mail account. Notice shall be deemed received upon actual receipt, on deposit in the U.S. Mail, or upon entering the information processing system used by Blinn College for Blinn Buc e-mail accounts, whichever first occurs.

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