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Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement 720 Academy

30-504-2 Technical Diploma (TD) 22 Credits Not Financial Aid Eligible Location*: Appleton

*Some general education courses may be available at multiple locations.

This program is specifically designed for those with a minimum of 60 accredited college-level credits who seek to meet Wisconsin certification requirements as a law enforcement officer. In this role, you’ll be responsible for the preservation of law and order in your community. You’ll learn numerous skills related to the profession of law enforcement. Your training will also include crime prevention, crime investigation, vehicle patrols and assisting the public. This program includes in-class fitness training and other physical education such as defensive tactics and fire arms training. You’ll have plenty of opportunities to practice your skills with hands-on training and scenario-based field simulations.

COURSE LIST

Course list for reference only. Current students please refer to your individualized program plan or see your advisor.
**Outside effort hours are an estimate based on state standards, and may vary from person to person.

Occupational Specific (22 Credits)

Course Title
Course
Number
Credits
Instructional
Hours
Outside Effort
Hours**
Prior Learning
Credit Eligibility
Options
Practical Assessments (Scenarios)
30-504-321
1Credit
40
20
40 hours in class and estimate 20 hours outside of class. A capstone course to assess the learner's cumulative knowledge through the use of scenarios in the Law Enforcement Academy curriculum.
Physical Fitness
30-504-700
1Credit
36
18
36 hours in class and estimate 18 hours outside of class. Through classroom lecture and on-campus lab students will learn and apply the Department of Justice 720 Academy Physical Fitness Program requirements and Officer Wellness Suicide Prevention.
Overview of Criminal Justice
30-504-701
1Credit
36
18
36 hours in class and estimate 18 hours outside of class. Through classroom lecture students will learn and apply skills addressed in the following Department of Justice 720 Academy Phase I topics: Academy Orientation, Fundamentals of Criminal Justice, Ethics, Cultural Competency, Agency Policy, and Professional Communication.
Overview of Patrol Response
30-504-702
2Credit
54
27
54 hours in class and estimate 27 hours outside of class. Through classroom lecture, on-campus lab, and WI Department of Justice integration exercises students will learn and apply skills addressed in the following Department of Justice 720 Academy Phase I topics: Critical Thinking and Decision-Making, Basic Response (RESPOND), Radio Procedures, Introduction to TraCS, Traffic Law Enforcement, and First Aid.
Overview of Tactics
30-504-703
1Credit
38
19
38 hours in class and estimate 19 hours outside of class. Through classroom lecture, on-campus lab, and WI Department of Justice integration exercises students will learn and apply skills addressed in the following Department of Justice 720 Academy Phase I topics: Fundamentals of Firearms, Vehicle Contacts I, Officer Wellness, and DAAT. Students will complete the DOJ Phase I written exam.
Overview of Investigations
30-504-704
2Credit
60
30
60 hours in class and estimate 30 hours outside of class. Through classroom lecture, on-campus lab, and WI Department of Justice integration exercises students will learn and apply skills addressed in the following Department of Justice 720 Academy Phase I topics: Constitutional Law I, Crimes I, Juvenile Law I, Interviews, Report Writing and Evidence.
Principles of Patrol Response
30-504-705
2Credit
78
39
78 hours in class and estimate 39 hours outside of class. Through classroom lecture, on-campus lab, and WI Department of Justice integration exercises students will learn and apply skills addressed in the following Department of Justice 720 Academy Phase II topics: Professional Communication Skills II, Incident Command Systems and NIMS, Hazardous Materials and WMD, Tactical Response, Crisis Management, and TECC.
Principles of Tactics
30-504-706
3Credit
106
53
106 hours in class and estimate 53 hours outside of class. Through classroom lecture and on-campus lab students will learn and apply skills addressed in the following Department of Justice 720 Academy Phase II topics: DAAT and Firearms II. Students will take the DOJ Phase II written exam.
Principles of Emergency Vehicle Response
30-504-707
2Credit
60
30
60 hours in class and estimate 30 hours outside of class. Through classroom lecture, on-campus lab, and WI Department of Justice integration exercises students will learn and apply skills addressed in the following Department of Justice 720 Academy Phase II topics: Emergency Vehicle Operation and Control (EVOC) and Vehicle Contacts II.
Principles of Investigations
30-504-708
2Credit
56
28
56 hours in class and estimate 28 hours outside of class. Through classroom lecture, on-campus lab, and WI Department of Justice integration exercises students will learn and apply skills addressed in the following Department of Justice 720 Academy Phase II topics: Constitutional Law II, Crimes II, Domestics and Report Writing.
Application of Traffic Response
30-504-709
2Credit
84
42
84 hours in class and estimate 42 hours outside of class. Through classroom lecture and on-campus lab, students will learn and apply skills addressed in the following Department of Justice 720 Academy Phase III topics: Traffic Law Enforcement - Core and Radar, Traffic Crash Investigations & Incident Management, Operating a Motor Vehicle While Intoxicated (OMVWI), Standardized Field Sobriety Tests (SFST), and Report Writing. Students will take the DOJ Phase III written exam.
Application of Investigations
30-504-710
2Credit
72
36
72 hours in class and estimate 36 hours outside of class. Through classroom lecture and on-campus lab, and WI Department of Justice integration exercises students will learn and apply skills addressed in the following Department of Justice 720 Academy Phase III topics: Ethics II: Moral Reasoning and Professional Responsibility, Cultural Competence II: Fair and Impartial Policing, Victims, Sexual Assault, Child Maltreatment, Interrogations, Testifying in Court and Crimes III.
Law Enforcement Emergency Response
30-531-331
1Credit
36
18
36 hours in class and estimate 18 hours outside of class. Learn how to perform an initial medical assessment for injury or medical condition, how to provide immediate treatment for a variety of injuries and conditions, and how to perform CPR and use an automatic emergency defibrillator.

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