Students who demonstrate adequate academic skill to succeed in the occupational-content courses of the program will be given an "S" grade for LAWE 100 and will not be required to attend the initial session. Based on your keyboarding skills you may be required to take a 1 credit Keyboarding class in order to meet the competencies of the program. LAWE 100 Academic Skill Development 1-8 credits. A review of the mathematical skills of fractions, decimals, percents, proportions, and science. Study of oral and written communications.
LAWE 191 Basic Law Enforcement I 9 credits. Introduction to law enforcement, laws of arrest, search and seizure, patrol techniques, police practices and procedures, arrest techniques, criminal law, criminal investigation, safety and emergency procedures, jail procedures, police photography, human relations, state and local government, physical education, and hazardous materials.
LAWE 192 Basic Law Enforcement II 9 credits. A continuation of LAWE 191, including traffic laws and POST tests pertaining to physical fitness and firearms.
LAWE 193 Advanced Law Enforcement I 9 credits. Accident and criminal investigation, patrol procedures, juvenile procedures, emergency vehicle operation, traffic, fish and game, drug and alcohol laws, criminal evidence. Cadet practicum. A final grade of C or better is required to receive a certificate.
LAWE 194 Advanced Law Enforcement II 9 credits. A continuation of LAWE 193 and POST tests pertaining to certification and firearms qualification. A final grade of C or better is required to receive a certificate.
LAWE 199 Special Topics (variable) 1-8 credits. This course is designed to address the specific needs of individuals. It will enable the students to upgrade their technical skills through part-time enrollment in units of instruction that are currently available through the program's full-time preemployment curriculum. Permission of the instructor is required.