Law Enforcement Basics
Course Number: 10-504-200
Description: 10-504-200 LAW ENFORCEMENT BASICS ...students will have the opportunity to explore State of Wisconsin Department of Justice academy rules and regulations; examine the role of law enforcement in a democratic society; learn steps to take as a first responder to stabilize and manage a complex scene; learn the role of law enforcement communication and how to apply specific communication skills and strategies in a variety of simulated situations.(Prerequisite: 10-504-191, LEAD Employment Strategies; Corequisite: All 10-504-XXX courses in the current semester)
Total Credits: 2
Prior Learning Assessments
- Demonstrate recognition of academy rules and regulation.
- Identify responsibilities of a first responding officer, following the steps of the Incident Response model (RESPOND).
- Manage the response to a scene.
- Take necessary steps to enable effective follow-up as needed
- Distinguish between the roles and functions of courts with jurisdiction in Wisconsin.
- Determine modern law enforcement functions and policies from a historical perspective.
- Identify the role of law enforcement officers in American society.
- Differentiate between the roles and functions of federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies.
- Incorporate community policing strategies into your community.
- Illustrate problem-oriented policing strategies.
- Evaluate other policing strategies.
- Apply principles of crime analysis and prevention.
- Apply Professional Communications Skills.
- Incorporate communication skills in specific situations.
- Discuss basic radio communication concepts.
- Explain radio system limitations