Police Science Tech (504)

504-101. Intro to CJ Studies. (3 Credits)

Explore the various processing stages, practices and personnel in the criminal justice system in this foundational course. Examine the history and principles of laws and governance in the U.S. criminal justice system. Explore system components including law enforcement, the courts and correctional agencies responsible for the management of law and order. Gain a broad understanding of the effects of crime on society and the criminal justice system’s responses to criminal activity.

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504-102. Police Organization and Admin. (3 Credits)

Become familiar with the basic principles and practices of police department organization and management. Explore administrative and leadership functions associated with the management of law enforcement agencies, including concepts and procedures in police planning and research, inspectional services, personnel management, budgeting, police operations, and technical services. Study the relationship of police, government, and politics.

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504-103. Probation/Parole/Corrections. (3 Credits)

Examine the history of corrections and the community correctional system including probation, intermediate sanctions, jails and parole.

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504-104. Introduction to Security. (3 Credits)

Study the historical, philosophical, and legal basis of security. Discuss the role of security and the security individual in modern society, the concept of professionalism, and the physical aspects of the security field. Gain an overview of industrial, retail, and institutional security measures.

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504-108. Introduction to Terrorism. (3 Credits)

Provide a thorough understanding of the historical and current context of international and domestic terrorism using a criminal justice framework. Areas of study include examining motivations, ideologies, typologies, methods and tactics of terrorist organizations and individuals, as well as current trends for the U.S. and the global community. Further analyzes terrorist incidents which have resulted in heightened awareness of vulnerability of U.S. interests, counterterrorism investigative techniques, and challenges facing the law enforcement and intelligence communities.

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504-109. Street Lev Spanish 1st Respond. (3 Credits)

This beginning course in Spanish focuses on the terminology needed at street level in the field of first responders. A foundation on the knowledge of the Spanish Language is not required.

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504-110. Fitness Wellness Law Enforce. (3 Credits)

This course is designed to introduce students to physical conditioning, aerobic capacity and wellness training as it relates to local, state, and federal Law Enforcement professions. This course will further assist students to understand the need for a Law Enforcement Officer to maintain their physical conditioning, and how an officer needs to perform the basic physical skills and tasks required in the field. Additionally, this course will provide wellness strategies to stay healthy.

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504-112. Careers in Public Safety. (3 Credits)

This course will challenge students to consider the wide range of career opportunities that exist inside the larger Public Safety Community. Students will explore many of the different professions that ‘protect and serve’, how they complement one another and ultimately integrate as part of the Criminal Justice System. This course will expose students interested in public safety professions to a variety of career paths and will feature up to date information, site visits and guest speakers currently working the different areas of public safety.

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504-114. CJ Capstone. (4 Credits)

This capstone course is the culmination of the students learning experience in the Criminal Justice Studies program at WCTC and required them to demonstrate knowledge, synthesis and the integration of competencies gained throughout the program.

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504-115. Criminal Evidence. (3 Credits)

Examine the nature, types and degrees of evidence, and explore the necessity of appropriately handling evidence for admission in a court of law. Become familiar with the most frequently used sections of the Wisconsin Statutes dealing with criminal law procedure and other related topics.

Prerequisites: 504-116 with a minimum grade of C

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504-116. Constitutional Rights Crim Law. (3 Credits)

This course introduces students to the Constitution of the Unites States and the guarantees it provides to all citizens including those accused of crimes. While the Constitution covers various rights of the Unites States citizens, this course will focus on the amendments of the Constitution and their application in criminal investigations and prosecutions.

Prerequisites: 801-136 with a minimum grade of C-

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504-119. Future Trends Criminal Justice. (3 Credits)

In this course, students will examine Criminal Justice trends in the 21st century and the rapidly evolving expectations for accountability from the public. As the entire system faces new challenges along with increased scrutiny from the public and the media, the professions involved in the Criminal Justice System need to respond with significant changes in the area of leadership, structure, culture, policy and technology.

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504-120. Terrorism Homeland Security. (3 Credits)

This course introduces students to the problem of terrorism and the threat of terrorism as it affects American interests around the world and its solution, Homeland Security. In addition to an introduction to the topic of terrorism, this course will identify current public and private sector counterterrorism measures to create a secure homeland. Students will study the Homeland Security enterprise and all-hazards emergency management in the United States from the national, state and local perspectives.

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504-122. Patrol & Traffic Procedures. (3 Credits)

Develop an understanding of the tactical methods used in conducting an efficient police patrol. Explore the operational responsibilities necessary for a police officer. Gain an understanding of the technologies used in the enforcement, regulation and control of traffic laws and a general overview of traffic accident investigations.

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504-123. Criminal Investigation. (3 Credits)

Describe the role evidence plays in criminal investigations and prosecutions. Apply the steps for processing and documenting crime scenes, and explore appropriate strategies to locate, handle and package evidentiary items. Learn to recognize the unique investigative issues for crimes against life and the dynamics of victimization. Apply appropriate interview techniques with adult or child victims. Analyze the role of law enforcement in responding to domestic or sexual abuse. Learn how to respond to an officer-involved domestic violence incident. Demonstrate investigative techniques in a simulated sexual assault case, and identify other resources that can assist in these cases.

Prerequisites: 504-116 with a minimum grade of C

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504-124. Forensic Investigation I. (3 Credits)

The student will be provided with an introduction to many areas within the field of forensic science. Learn how forensic science assists in crime resolution. Areas of study include: Fingerprint identification, questioned document analysis, hair and fiber analysis, DNA analysis, anthropology, blood spatter analysis, and impression evidence analysis.

Prerequisites: (504-900 with a minimum grade of D- or 504-101 with a minimum grade of D-) and 504-122 with a minimum grade of D-

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504-125. Forensics Investigation II. (3 Credits)

This course furthers the student's knowledge of forensic science and its value and application to a criminal investigation. Areas of study include: ballistics, wound analysis, trace evidence, biological evidence, arson and explosives, entomology, pathology, forensic psychology and psychiatry, and forensic profiling.

Prerequisites: 504-124 with a minimum grade of D-

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504-126. Intro to Criminal Justice. (3 Credits)

Explore the various processing stages, practices and personnel in the criminal justice system in this foundational course. Examine the history and principles of laws and governance in the U.S. criminal justice system. Explore system components including law enforcement, the courts and correctional agencies responsible for the management of law and order. Gain a broad understanding of the effects of crime on society and the criminal justice system’s responses to criminal activity.

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504-127. Juvenile Law. (3 Credits)

Learn to describe the juvenile justice system, describe the handling of cases of children in need of protection or services, describe the handling of cases of juveniles in need of protection or services or alleged to be delinquent, identify constitutional law issues that are relevant to juveniles, analyze the role of law enforcement in responding to child maltreatment, explain the issues involved in investigating incidents of child victimization, intervene and apply appropriate investigative strategies, describe the roles of other agencies in child maltreatment cases, and recognize the unique investigative issues for missing children.

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504-128. Report Writing. (3 Credits)

Explain the context of report writing, take effective field notes, organize information in reports, write narratives, describe what information should be included in certain types of reports, prepare for court, describe how to be an effective witness, and testify as a witness in court.

Prerequisites: 801-136 with a minimum grade of C

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504-129. Criminal Investigation Theory. (3 Credits)

Describe the role evidence plays in criminal investigations and prosecutions; apply the steps for processing crime scenes; apply appropriate strategies to locate, handle and package evidentiary items; document the crime scene; recognize the unique investigative issues for crimes against life; apply appropriate strategies to secure the scene, collect and preserve evidence, and investigate a death; recognize the dynamics of victimization; apply knowledge of the definitions and responsibilities for law enforcement; apply appropriate interview techniques with adult or child victims; analyze the role of law enforcement in responding to domestic abuse; intervene and apply appropriate investigative strategies; respond to an officer-involved domestic violence incident; analyze the role of law enforcement in responding to sexual abuse; demonstrate investigative techniques in a simulated sexual assault case; and identify other resources that can assist in sexual assault cases.

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504-135. CJ Juvenile Law. (3 Credits)

Learn to describe the juvenile justice system and to handle cases of children in need of protection/services or alleged to be delinquent. Identify constitutional law issues relevant to juveniles. Analyze the role of law enforcement and other agencies in responding to child maltreatment cases, and explain the issues involved in investigating incidents of child victimization. Learn skills to intervene and apply appropriate investigative strategies, and recognize the unique investigative issues for missing children.

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504-140. Criminology. (3 Credits)

Learn about the issues, theories and research that comprise criminology, and develop an understanding of the criminal justice field.

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504-142. CJ Report Writing. (3 Credits)

Explore an all-inclusive system of report writing that is characterized by following a methodical process of effective incident documentation from arrival at a crime scene to presentation in court. Develop a solid foundation for writing comprehensive reports for public safety professions.

Prerequisites: 801-136 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of C

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504-151. Internship - Criminal Justice. (3 Credits)

Take part in a meaningful occupational experience that is highly structured to include technical competencies needed to enhance job skills. Interpersonal relationships are stressed in weekly class seminars. Both classroom and field experiences are included. To complete an internship, WCTC must first verify that students have met the prerequisites. Please contact the Career Connections Department at 262.695.7848 or internshipdepartment@wctc.edu for assistance.

Prerequisites: Approval of Co-op Ed Office

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504-160. Intro to Homeland Security. (3 Credits)

Introduction to the concept of homeland security. Defines and explains homeland security. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security will be thoroughly analyzed and its mission will be investigated. Also addresses chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and explosive devices and the use of these weapons of mass destruction. The importance and basic elements of a planned response, methods used to prevent the importation of weapons of mass destruction into the U.S., and what is being and what can be done to prevent another large-scale terrorist incident in the United States will be covered. Students will also learn the Incident Command System required by National Incident Management System as well as the National Emergency Response System.

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504-162. Employment Strategies. (1 Credit)

This course will get you ready for the employment process upon graduation. You will get the proper coaching and mentoring needed to find a job in the criminal justice area. You will also be exposed to the different careers and advancements available for a successful start.

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504-163. Internship - Criminal Justice. (1 Credit)

This course will provide Criminal Justice students the opportunity to participate in an internship with a local protective services organization.

Prerequisites: Approval of Co-op Ed Office

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504-182. Current Security Technologies. (3 Credits)

The focus of this course will cover the evolution of security technology and its applicable uses in today’s modern security world. From philosophy of security technology to convergence to technical applications, this course will provide students an overview of technical systems used to mitigate risk to an organization. Students will gain a better understanding of systems used to deter, detect and delay individuals from committing acts against an organizations property and people. We will pair risk assessments with correlating technology systems to improve situational awareness, preserve evidence and explore predictive analytics.

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504-183. Security Management Challenges. (3 Credits)

Leading security programs in today’s business environment is challenging with security planning and execution in a world of constantly evolving risks. Preparing security leaders for the challenges of modern business strategies and tactics is essential and applying security values and professional practices in organizations of all types.

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504-184. Wkpl Violence/Threat Assess. (3 Credits)

Students in this class will learn the many facets of violence that impact the workplace, how to identify, prioritize and assess their impact to an organization. They will learn strategies to develop processes to reduce their likelihood and respond if they happen. By the end of the class students will have developed a violence prevention and response program.

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504-401. Citizens Academy. (0.1 Credits)

This class will help the public understand the policies, procedures and practices in law enforcement.

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504-401A. Citizens Academy. (0.1 Credits)

This class will help the public understand the policies, procedures and practices in law enforcement.

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504-401B. Career Explores. (0.1 Credits)

This class will introduce the basics of the law enforcement profession to law enforcement explorers.

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504-403. Street Crimes Seminar. (0.6 Credits)

Designed to provide law enforcement officers the tools needed to conduct effective street interviews and stops.

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504-403B. Human Trafficking 101. (0.1 Credits)

This four hour class will cover the basics of human trafficking and provide steps to investigate these types of crimes.

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504-403C. Human Trafficking 101. (0.2 Credits)

This course is structured to provide each student with an overview of the Human Trafficking problem, and how to develop enforcement plans.

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504-403D. Marijuana Update. (0.2 Credits)

This course will provide the latest legal updates, testing procedures and case law regarding marijuana.

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504-403E. 911 Homicide Calls. (0.4 Credits)

This course will instruct the attendee on the importance of obtaining and analyzing the 911 call made by individuals during homicides, alleged suicides and alleged accidental deaths.

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504-407C. BA Narcotics Investigaton/16hr. (0.4 Credits)

Provides law enforcement officers the tools to conduct basic narcotics investigations.

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504-407D. Domestic Violence Invest.. (0.4 Credits)

Provide law enforcement with knowledge and tools to identify, understand and investigate domestic violence cases.

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504-407F. Sexual Assault Invest.. (0.4 Credits)

Provide law enforcement with the knowledge and tools to identify, understand and investigate sexual assault cases.

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504-409. New Detective Training. (0.5 Credits)

This course is designed for new investigators or those who have not received formal training in criminal investigations.

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504-410B. Police Appl Background Inv. (0.4 Credits)

This course will train law enforcement officers on the most effective ways to conduct background investigations on police applicants.

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504-410J. Evidence Processing. (0.4 Credits)

Learn to process crime scenes, identify DNA, collect and package evidence, and photograph crime scenes.

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504-410N. Background Investigations. (0.2 Credits)

Law enforcement officers will learn how to conduct police application background investigations in this eight-hour class.

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504-411E. Elder Financial Investigation. (0.2 Credits)

Explore different types of elder financial exploitation and how those crimes can be investigated and solved.

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504-412B. Safety Awareness/Threat Assess. (0.1 Credits)

This class will provide the latest information on how to be aware of your surroundings and understand potential threats.

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504-416. Drones for Public Safety. (0.2 Credits)

This class will provide law enforcement/public safety officers the latest information on drones.

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504-416G. Drone Trng for Public Safety. (0.1 Credits)

Public safety professionals will be introduced to the world of drones and will receive information on navigating the evolving legislation.

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504-417A. Cellular Device Provider Data. (0.2 Credits)

This class will identify all the forensic options to accessing cellular device data.

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504-417B. Internet Profiling. (0.2 Credits)

This class will provide step-by-step in-depth researching techniques utilizing online and open source databases located on the web.

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504-417C. Credit Card Skimming. (0.2 Credits)

This class will address the increasing of credit card skimming in WI.

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504-417D. White Collar Crime 101. (0.2 Credits)

This course is structured to give the law enforcement investigator a detailed introduction to a variety of fraud investigations and how to identify the key first steps in the investigation that will lead to a successful conviction.

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504-417E. Advance White Collar Crime 201. (0.2 Credits)

This course is structured to expand on the White Collar Crime 101 course, and provides a detailed view of the different types of fraud investigations. This training will also provide an in depth look at the legal side of these investigations and give the investigators tools to help obtain successful investigations.

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504-417G. Elder Financial Abuse. (0.2 Credits)

Learn how to identify and prevent financial crimes against the elderly.

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504-417H. Cyber Investigations. (0.2 Credits)

Gain comprehensive knowledge and foundational investigative skills related to cyber investigations.

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504-422B. Com Policing & Problem Solving. (0.4 Credits)

Provides law enforcement officers the tools needed to start, development and implement a community policing program.

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504-423F. Legal Update. (0.2 Credits)

This class will provide up to date information on recent court of appeals and court cases relevant to the WI police officer.

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504-430E. SFST Instructor. (0.4 Credits)

Designed to provide law enforcement officers the tools become NHTSA certified SFST instructors.

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504-432A. Field Training Officer-Part A. (0.5 Credits)

This course is designed for law enforcement officers to obtain information to become Field Training Officers.

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504-432B. Field Training Officer-Part B. (0.5 Credits)

This course is designed for law enforcement officers to obtain information to become Field Training Officers.

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504-432C. Field Training Supervisor-1. (0.4 Credits)

This class is designed for law enforcement officers to obtain information to become a supervisor for the Field Training Officer program, part 1.

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504-432D. Field Training Supervisor-2. (0.4 Credits)

This class is designed for law enforcement officers to obtain information to become a supervisor for the Field Training Officer program, part 2

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504-432E. Pers and Prof Breakthroughs. (0.2 Credits)

This class is designed for law enforcement officers to understand the effects of personal and professional stress.

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504-432F. Field Trng Ofcr Kaminskiy Pt B. (0.5 Credits)

This class is designed to certify officers in the San Jose Model of Field Training. Part B

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504-432G. Field Trng Ofcr Kaminsky Pt A. (0.5 Credits)

This class is designed to certify officers in the San Jose Model of Field Training. Part A.

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504-432H. FTO Refresher. (0.2 Credits)

Refresh your skills as a Field Training Officer with legal updates and best practices.

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504-432I. Police Bicyclist-Part A. (0.4 Credits)

Complete parts A and B of this course to become certified as a Police Bicyclist through the International Police Mountain Bike Association (IPMBA).

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504-432J. Police Bicyclist-Part B. (0.4 Credits)

Complete parts A and B of this course to become certified as a Police Bicyclist through the International Police Mountain Bike Association (IPMBA).

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504-432K. FTO Training. (0.6 Credits)

Gain the knowledge and skills needed to become a Field Training Officer.

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504-432L. Invest. Video Record Incidents. (0.2 Credits)

Learn how to properly interpret and explain video-recorded incidents.

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504-432M. Conflict Communications. (0.2 Credits)

Gain advanced knowledge and skills in conflict resolution and cross-cultural communication.

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504-432N. Patrol Resp to Drug OD. (0.2 Credits)

Patrol officers will learn how to respond safely to drug overdose incidents.

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504-432O. Critical Comm. and Decision. (0.2 Credits)

Explore the current challenges of communication and decision-making in police interactions with the public.

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504-432P. Managing Field Training. (0.2 Credits)

Explore training issues experienced by individuals who oversee field training in their agency.

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504-434F. Dual Purpose Police Dog. (0.4 Credits)

This course will provide legal updates for patrol and narcotic K-9 handlers.

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504-437E. Analyze/Obtain Social Media. (0.2 Credits)

As the popularity of social media increases, so does the need for information from these platforms in support of law enforcement investigations. Learn to develop legal demands to obtain and analyze available data. Learn to identify and document obtained evidence. Work with search warrants, sample returns and software to analyze data. A laptop computer is required for this course.

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504-437F. Online Predator Investigations. (0.2 Credits)

Explore the entire process of investigating online predators, from assuming an undercover online identity to courtroom testimony.

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504-437H. Supv Criminal Invest Units. (0.6 Credits)

Learn the essential elements of supervision and management of investigative units as an integral part of policing operations.

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504-442D. Instructor Development - A. (0.4 Credits)

This course will provide officers with the skills to become a Wisconsin Certified Department of Justice (DOJ) instructor.

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504-442E. Instructor Development - B. (0.4 Credits)

This course will provide officers with the skills to become a Wisconsin Certified Department of Justice (DOJ) instructor.

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504-442G. Rifle Instructor. (0.6 Credits)

This class is designed for currently certified firearms instructors to obtain an additional certification as a rifle instructor.

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504-442K. Handgun Instructor Pt 1. (0.4 Credits)

This is part one of the Wisconsin Department of Justice course required to become a certified Handgun Instructor.

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504-442L. Handgun Instructor Pt 2. (0.4 Credits)

This is part two of the Wisconsin Department of Justice course required to become a certified Handgun Instructor.

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504-442M. Firearms Familiarization-4 hr. (0.1 Credits)

Enhance your skills in weapon handling.

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504-442N. Tac Response Instructor. (0.8 Credits)

Become certified as a Wisconsin Department of Justice Tactical Response Instructor upon successfully completing this course.

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504-442O. Tac Resp Instructor. (0.4 Credits)

Become certified as a Wisconsin Department of Justice Tactical Response Instructor upon successfully completing this course. Part A

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504-442P. Tac Resp Instructor. (0.4 Credits)

Become certified as a Wisconsin Department of Justice Tactical Response Instructor upon successfully completing this course. Part B

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504-442Q. Mobile Field Force. (0.6 Credits)

Designed to provide law enforcement officers training in crowd control tactics utilizing grown and vehicle mobile field force concepts

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504-442R. Mobile Field Force-1. (0.3 Credits)

This course provides law enforcement officers training in crowd control techniques. (Part 1)

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504-442S. Mobile Field Force-2. (0.3 Credits)

This course provides law enforcement officers training in crowd control techniques. (Part 2)

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504-442T. Mobile Field Force Supervisor. (0.2 Credits)

Explore lessons learned from crowd control incidents.

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504-442U. Cellular Technology. (0.3 Credits)

Gain the basic skills to obtain, understand and use cellular records. (Part 1)

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504-442V. Cellular Technology-Pt 2. (0.3 Credits)

Gain the basic skills to obtain, understand and use cellular records. (Part 2)

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504-444A. Interview and Inter/Deception. (0.6 Credits)

A twenty-four hour course in criminal investigation for detectives. The student will acquire skills to successfully interview and interrogate. Also included is detection of deception which may lead to prosecution.

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504-444E. Interview/Interrogation-Adv. (0.2 Credits)

Includes advanced up to date techniques in interviewing and interrogating suspects.

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504-444G. Truth to Lies: Statements. (0.6 Credits)

In this class, students will learn a highly reliable method to determine truth from deception in both verbal and written statements.

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504-444H. Firearms Familiarization/2 hr. (0.05 Credits)

This course will provide two hours of firearms familiarization.

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504-447. The Bullet Proof Mind. (0.2 Credits)

The objective of this seminar is to do, for the mind and spirit, what body armor does for the torso. Topics include: the psychological cost of conflict; the physiology and psychology of a conflict situation; the use of training to overcome the resistance to killing; how it feels to kill; reaction stages to killing; PTSD - what it is and how to prevent it; and, a virus of violence in America and world wide - its causes and effect.

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504-447C. Plain Clothes Investigations. (0.2 Credits)

504-447D. Surveillance Training. (0.2 Credits)

This course will provide information on different surveillance techniques for use in theft, burglaries, robberies and drug dealing offenses.

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504-448K. Simunitions Instructor. (0.6 Credits)

This course will provide students substantial hands-on experience with simunition training technology.

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504-448L. Simunitions Instructor Recert. (0.4 Credits)

This course will provide students an update after their initial simunition instructor training.

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504-448M. TEMS Pt 1. (0.5 Credits)

TEMS Part 1: This class will train protective services professional on the lifesaving skills of tactical emergency medicine.

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504-448N. TEMS Pt 2. (0.5 Credits)

TEMS Part 2: This class will train protective services professional on the lifesaving skills of tactical emergency medicine.

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504-448O. Narcotics Unit Supervisor. (0.8 Credits)

In this four-day course for new narcotics supervisors, explore strategies, legal and liability issues, overdose deaths and technical surveillance.

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504-449E. Police Photography/8 hr. (0.2 Credits)

In this introductory course designed for patrol personnel, learn how to properly document crime scenes and physical evidence through photography.

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504-449F. Basic SWAT Part A. (0.5 Credits)

This course is designed for SWAT operators to learn basic SWAT concepts.

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504-449G. Basic SWAT Part B. (0.5 Credits)

This course is designed for SWAT operators to learn basic SWAT concepts.

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504-450. Standardized Field Sobriety Tr. (0.9 Credits)

This course will provide information on the NHTSA policies and procedures in Standardized Field Sobriety Testing.

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504-450B. Lock Picking. (0.3 Credits)

This class is designed for law enforcement officers to obtain the skills necessary to pick commercial and residential locks.

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504-450C. Identifying Deceptive Behavior. (0.2 Credits)

This class is designed for law enforcement officers to understand and detect deceptive behavior.

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504-450D. Identifying Deceptive Behavior. (0.6 Credits)

This course will go in depth providing officers information on detecting deception.

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504-450E. SFST. (0.8 Credits)

This course will provide training on the NHTSA Standardized Field Sobriety Training requirements.

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504-457B. Major Case Investigation. (0.2 Credits)

Designed to provide law enforcement officers up to date information on major case investigations.

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504-457D. Fit Force. (0.6 Credits)

This class will prepare the participants to develop and maintain an agency's health and wellness program.

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504-457E. The Professional Protector. (0.2 Credits)

This class examines the law enforcement response to conflict, violence, and victimization, along with proactive coping strategies related to trauma.

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504-457F. Operation RUSH. (0.4 Credits)

This two day class breaks down traffic stops into segments and includes hands on vehicle searches.

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504-457G. Drug ID for Corrections. (0.4 Credits)

This two day class will provide information on current drug trends, clandestine paraphernalia, concealment methods, clothing and symbols of the drug world.

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504-457H. Undercover Investigations. (0.2 Credits)

Learn the entire process of undercover work, from organizing a safe operation to courtroom testimony.

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504-457I. Surveillance and Team Tactics. (0.2 Credits)

Explore covert surveillance techniques, how to avoid surveillance mistakes, safety considerations and planning for the unexpected.

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504-457J. Undercover Ops-Scenario. (0.2 Credits)

Run through real-life scenarios related to surveillance and undercover operations.

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504-457K. Tactical Operations. (0.2 Credits)

Using hands-on practice, learn how to plan, implement and assess different types of tactical operations.

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504-457L. Survival Tactics. (0.2 Credits)

Prepare for the unique situations you may face as an officer in the confines of a vehicle or other close-quarters encounters.

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504-457M. A Cop's Journey. (0.2 Credits)

Explore a cop's journey into the world of suicide and mental health.

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504-462. Special Weapons and Tactics. (1 Credit)

A course focusing on special weapons and tactics.

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504-462A. Rapid Response for Security. (0.2 Credits)

This course is structured to provide security professionals the tactics, techniques and skills needed to respond to an active assailant situation.

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504-462B. Firearms Familiarization/3 hrs. (0.1 Credits)

This course will cover the basics of firearm handling and safety.

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504-462G. Rapid Response. (0.2 Credits)

Provides law enforcement officers the tools needed for rapid response.

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504-462J. Tactical Emergency Medicine. (0.2 Credits)

This class will teach law enforcement officers self and buddy medical care while under fire and in situations where normal medical care is inaccessible.

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504-462M. Tactical Update. (0.1 Credits)

This course will provide officers an update on police tactics.

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504-462P. Shoot House Instructor. (0.6 Credits)

Upon successful completion, the officers who attend this class will be Shoot House Instructors.

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504-462Q. Firearms Training / 36 hours. (0.9 Credits)

This 36 hour class will cover the basics of fundamental firearms training.

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504-462R. Firearms Trng Update / 6 hours. (0.15 Credits)

This 6 hour class will provide a refresher of previous firearms training.

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504-462S. Law Enforcement Update. (0.05 Credits)

This 2 hour class will provide up to date information on a variety of law enforcement topics.

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504-462T. Plain Clothes Investigations. (0.2 Credits)

This course will provide information officers need to work investigations in “plain clothes.”

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504-462U. Surveillance Training. (0.2 Credits)

This course will provide the latest info on how to effectively use surveillance in an investigation.

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504-462V. Benelli Armorer. (0.2 Credits)

This course is structured to provide each student with a practical understanding of the advanced features of Benelli weapons.

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504-462W. Springfield Armorer. (0.2 Credits)

This course is structured to provide each student with a practical understanding of the advanced features of Springfield weapons.

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504-462X. Springfld Armorer-1911 Handgun. (0.2 Credits)

This course is structured to provide each student with a practical understanding of the advanced features of Springfield 1911 Weapon System.

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504-462Y. Spec Unit Tact Resp Training. (0.4 Credits)

This course is structured to provide each student with practical hands on tactical techniques that will be used by Patrol Officers assigned to Specialized Units operating in dangerous environments.

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504-462Z. Basic Low Light Tactics. (0.4 Credits)

This course is structured to provide the students with tactical skills to perform in different low light situations.

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504-469. Emer Veh Operation Course. (0.6 Credits)

This course familiarizes the police officer with Wisconsin state law as it pertains to emergency vehicles and their operation and with personal capabilities and limitations when operating the patrol vehicle under emergency vehicle operation conditions.

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504-469C. Emer Veh Operator/8 Hrs. (0.2 Credits)

This eight-hour class will familiarize the police officer with Wisconsin state law as it pertains to emergency vehicles and their operation. Personal capabilities and limitations of the police officer while operating a patrol vehicle under emergency conditions will also be covered.

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504-469D. Emer Veh Operator/4 Hrs. (0.1 Credits)

This four-hour class will familiarize the police officer with Wisconsin state law as it pertains to emergency vehicles and their operation. Personal capabilities and limitations of the police officer while operating a patrol vehicle under emergency conditions will also be covered.

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504-470. Emergency Vehicle Operator. (0.4 Credits)

This course familiarizes the police officer with Wisconsin state law as it pertains to emergency vehicles and their operation and with personal capabilities and limitations when operating the patrol vehicle under emergency vehicle operating conditions.

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504-470A. Defensive Driving for Teens. (0.2 Credits)

Provides students with skills necessary to handle emergency evasive actions on the road during day hours. Hands-on training will include controlled stopping. Recognition and identification of designated turn lanes will be practiced in conjunction with proper driving position, hand placement, and vehicle control.

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504-471A. EVOC Instructor - Part A. (0.5 Credits)

This class is designed for law enforcement officers to obtain certification as Emergency Vehicle Operations Instructors (Part A).

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504-471B. EVOC Instructor - Part B. (0.5 Credits)

This class is designed for law enforcement officials to obtain certification as Emergency Vehicle Operations Instructors (Part B).

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504-471C. Prof Comm Skills Instructor. (0.6 Credits)

Become certified as a Wisconsin Department of Justice Professional Communication Skills Instructor.

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504-475C. K-9 Certification. (0.2 Credits)

Law enforcement K-9 officers and their canine will receive various certifications through this course.

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504-475D. K9 Tracking Workshop. (0.6 Credits)

This course is structured to provide the handler and the dog the tools and understanding to train for tracking people and articles on all surfaces including hard surface in remote and populated area’s.

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504-475E. K-9 Maintenance Training. (0.2 Credits)

This course provides training for K-9 officers and their dogs to maintain basic certification skills.

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504-475F. K-9 Recertification. (0.6 Credits)

For law enforcement K-9 officers, receive various recertifications through this course.

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504-475G. K-9 Searches. (0.4 Credits)

The course provides training to police K-9s on how to find hidden electronic evidence.

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504-478G. Search Warrant. (0.4 Credits)

Review search and seizure laws, practice writing affidavits and search warrants, and conduct practical exercises.

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504-483H. Media Relations for LE. (0.1 Credits)

Assists law enforcement in dealing with the media.

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504-483L. DAAT Instructor Trng - Part A. (0.5 Credits)

This class is a Department of Justice instructor training course for defense and arrest Tactics - Part A.

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504-483M. DAAT Instructor Trng. - Part B. (0.5 Credits)

This class is a Department of Justice instructor training course for defense and arrest tactics - Part B.

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504-483N. DAAT Instructor Trng. - Part C. (0.5 Credits)

This class is a Department of Justice instructor training course for defense and arrest tactics - Part C.

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504-483O. DAAT Instructor Trng. - Part D. (0.5 Credits)

This class is a Department of Justice instructor training course for defense and arrest tactics - Part D.

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504-483Q. DAAT Inst Part E. (0.4 Credits)

This class is designed for WI Police Officers to obtain a certification as a Defense and Arrest Tactics Instructor.

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504-483R. Media Relations. (0.2 Credits)

Explore ways to deal with the various types of media for public safety organizations.

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504-483S. Scenario Instructor. (0.4 Credits)

Upon successfully completing this course, become certified as a Wisconsin Department of Justice Scenario Instructor.

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504-483T. Managing Crisis Communications. (0.4 Credits)

This course is designed for public information officers in law enforcement. Learn about making statements to the press, public and other governmental officials regarding critical, sensitive or stressful matters involving their agency and/or members.

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504-492A. K-9 Legal Update. (0.4 Credits)

Explore the latest case law regarding law enforcement canines.

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504-492B. K-9 Unit Supervisor. (0.2 Credits)

Explore canine legal updates and the supervision of K9 units, including supervisor/agency liability.

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504-493. Radar/LIDAR. (0.8 Credits)

This class will provide students with the knowledge, skills and expertise to use and understand the radar and lidar unit.

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504-493A. Lidar. (0.2 Credits)

This course will satisfy the requirement of Police Traffic Lidar as required by NTHSA and the LESB for Lidar operation.

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504-493B. Radar. (0.6 Credits)

This course will provide specialized training in the calibration and use of a RADAR unit.

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504-495H. Leadership Fundamentals. (0.2 Credits)

Learn the fundamentals of leadership in all areas of public safety.

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504-495I. Challenges to Incident Command. (0.2 Credits)

Explore the modern challenges and obstacles to the Incident Command System.

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504-495J. Fostering Resilency. (0.1 Credits)

Law enforcement and public safety organizations can apply what they learn in this course to develop the capacity to recover quickly from difficult situations.

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504-495M. Staff and Command. (0.5 Credits)

Prepare for senior command positions in this intensive police management and leadership program.

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504-496. Leadership in Police Org. (2 Credits)

Designed to provide law enforcement officers the tools needed lead a law enforcement organization.

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504-496E. Effective Personnel Mgt. (0.2 Credits)

Designed to provide law enforcement officers/supervisors the tools needed to effectively manage personnel.

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504-496G. WI Public Records law. (0.2 Credits)

Public safety personnel will learn the nuances of the Wisconsin Public Records Law during this eight-hour class.

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504-496K. On-Target Solution Exec Leader. (0.2 Credits)

This class will provide current techniques in executive leadership training for law enforcement officers.

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504-496L. On-Target Solution Supervisors. (0.4 Credits)

This class will provide current techniques in supervision for law enforcement officers. -

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504-496M. Prof Stand & Internal Affairs. (0.4 Credits)

This class will provide current information on professional standards in law enforcement and internal affairs investigations.

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504-496N. On-Target Solution Prob Employ. (0.2 Credits)

This class will provide current information on dealing with problem employees.

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504-496O. Best Practices for LE. (0.2 Credits)

This course is designed for all law enforcement professionals who lead and manage divisions or bureaus and who develop policies for their organizations.

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504-496P. Smarter Police Changing Times. (0.2 Credits)

This course will provide information on the hot topics in policing today from procedural justice, Blue Courage and de-escalation techniques.

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504-496Q. Media Relations Public Safety. (0.4 Credits)

This course will provide information on the importance of dealing with the media and is intended for public safety agencies.

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504-496R. On-Target Employee Evaluation. (0.2 Credits)

This course is structured to provide each student with better knowledge on evaluating employees in a manner that will improve their performance.

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504-497C. First Line Supervisors-Pt A. (0.5 Credits)

This class will provide current techniques in first line supervision for police officers.

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504-497D. First Line Supervisors-Pt B. (0.5 Credits)

This class will provide current techniques in first line supervision for police officers.

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504-497E. First Line Supervisors-Pt C. (0.5 Credits)

This class will provide current techniques in first line supervision for police officers.

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504-497F. First Line Supervisors-Pt D. (0.5 Credits)

This class will provide current techniques in first line supervision for police officers.

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504-497H. Common Employment Problems. (0.2 Credits)

Explore common issues affecting today's supervisors working in law enforcement.

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504-497I. DAAT Instructor. (2.4 Credits)

Gain the required knowledge and skills to become a Wisconsin Department of Justice certified Defense and Arrest Tactics (DAAT) Instructor.

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504-497J. PRT Assessor. (0.2 Credits)

Upon successful completion of this class, become certified as a Wisconsin Department of Justice Physical Readiness Test Assessor.

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504-498N. Police Inservice/4 hr. (0.1 Credits)

This course will provide information to law enforcement officers on a variety of retirement options.

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504-499. Basic Photography. (1 Credit)

An intensive forty hour course in the familiarization of officers with 35mm camera gear and its uses in police work. The course will include lecture, demonstrations and hands-on training. Actual photos will be taken by each student in the areas of accidents, crime scenes and close-ups.

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504-499A. Officer Rescue/Use of Force. (0.2 Credits)

This class will provide law enforcement officers training on officer rescue and defense and arrest tactics.

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504-499B. Legal Update/UOF Documentation. (0.2 Credits)

This class will provide law enforcement officers training on the late court cases and documenting use of force.

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504-499C. VPT/Firearms. (0.2 Credits)

This class will provide law enforcement officers training on the state mandated VPT training and firearms.

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504-499G. VPT/Rifle-Handgun Update. (0.2 Credits)

This class will provide current information to police officers on vehicle pursuit training and handguns and rifles.

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504-499H. Use of Force. (0.2 Credits)

This class is deisgned for law enforcement officers to obtain knowledge on use of force principles.

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504-499I. In-Service Mobile Field Force. (0.2 Credits)

Police officers will explore information on changing laws, incident debriefs and crowd control.

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504-499J. Vehicle Pursuit Training 4hr. (0.1 Credits)

Training and standards required curriculum will be used.

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504-499K. Investigator In-Service. (0.2 Credits)

This class will provide updated information for investigators and detectives.

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504-499Q. Legal Update. (0.1 Credits)

This class will provide the students an update on changing laws.

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504-499R. Legal Update/Manage Bias. (0.1 Credits)

This class will provide the students an update on changing laws and an understanding on managing explicit bias.

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504-499S. Legal Update/Incident Review. (0.2 Credits)

This course will provide information on the latest legal issues surrounding law enforcement and review recent criminal justice incidents.

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504-499T. EVOC/Firearms. (0.2 Credits)

In this course, attendees will participate in the DOJ firearms qualification course. Additonally, training will be provided on emergency driving procedures.

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504-499U. Scenarios. (0.1 Credits)

In this course, attendees will participate in various scenarios involving both use of force and non-use of force decision making.

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504-499V. Law Enforcement In-Service. (0.2 Credits)

This course is designed to update the skills and knowledge of law enforcement officers.

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504-499W. Supervisor In-Service. (0.2 Credits)

Explore the latest challenges currently affecting law enforcement leaders, and discuss solutions with experienced law enforcement supervisors and managers.

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504-499X. Shield/DAAT. (0.2 Credits)

Learn advanced techniques on the patrol shield, as well as arrest and defense tactics.

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504-499Y. Legal Update/Duty to Intervene. (0.2 Credits)

Learn updates to the law and duty to intervene.

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504-499Z. In-Service Legal Update/De-esc. (0.2 Credits)

Officers will receive the latest information on current law and de-escalation techniques.

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504-600. Basic Handgun Fundamentals. (0.1 Credits)

This course will cover firearms safety, loading/unloading, dry fire and live fire and shooting fundamentals.

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504-600A. Intermediate Handgun - Level 2. (0.1 Credits)

This course will cover advanced firearms safety, loading/unloading, dry fire and live fire and shooting fundamentals.

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504-601. Concealed Carry for Civilians. (0.1 Credits)

This course is designed to comply with the training requirement in the WI Concealed Carry Law.

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504-601A. Firearms Qualification. (0.05 Credits)

This course covers familiarization with DOJ’s mandatory firearms qualification course.

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504-601B. Carbine/M4 Rifle. (0.1 Credits)

This course will cover rifle function and nomenclature, loading and unloading, basic stance and sight picture.

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504-601C. WI Castle Doctrine. (0.1 Credits)

This course will provide information on the privileges and limitations of the Wisconsin Castle Doctrine.

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504-601D. Pers Prot Scen & Castle Doc. (0.1 Credits)

This course is designed for those who desire to defend themselves should a situation occur.

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504-601E. Basic Handgun Level 2. (0.1 Credits)

This course is designed for individuals with basic handgun experience who what to enhance their skills.

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504-601F. Situational Awareness. (0.1 Credits)

This class will introduce and educate civilians in the concept of situational awereness.

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504-601G. Situtational Awareness II. (0.1 Credits)

Strengthen your confidence while exploring ways to identify impending danger, avoid an attack, and defend yourself physically.

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504-602. Personal Protection Scenarios. (0.1 Credits)

This course will expose students to a series of real world force on force scenarios.

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504-603. Firearms Trng Private Security. (0.9 Credits)

This course will provide the necessary 36 hour training requirements for a Private Security Person to obtain a firearms permit to carry a firearm while on duty.

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504-700. Overview of Criminal Justice. (1 Credit)

Students will learn to apply skills addressed in the following DOJ 720 Academy Phase 1 topics: Academy Orientation, Fundamentals in CJ, Ethics, Cultural Competency, Agency Policy and Professional Communications

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504-701. Overview of Patrol Response. (2 Credits)

Students will learn and apply skills addressed in the following DOJ 720 Academy Phase 1 topics: Critical Thinking and Decision Making, Basic Response (RESPOND), Radio Procedures, Intro to TraCS, Traffic Law Enforcement, and First Aid

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504-702. Overview of Tactics. (1 Credit)

Students will learn and apply skills addressed in the following DOJ 720 Academy Phase 1 topics: Fundamentals of Firearms, Vehicle Contacts1, Officer Wellness and DAAT

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504-703. Overview of Investigations. (2 Credits)

Students will learn and apply skills addressed in the following DOJ 720 Academy Phase 1 topics: Con Law 1, Crimes 1, Juvenile Law 1, Interviews, Report Writing and Evidence.

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504-704. Principles Patrol Response. (2 Credits)

Students will learn and apply skills addressed in the following DOJ 720 Academy Phase 2 topics: Professional Communications Skills 2, ICS and NIMS, Haz Mat and WMD, Tac Response, Crisis Mgt, and TECC.

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504-705. Principles of Tactics. (3 Credits)

Students will learn and apply skills addressed in the following DOJ 720 Academy Phase 2 topics: DAAT and Firearms 2.

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504-706. Princ Emer Veh Response. (2 Credits)

Students will learn and apply skills addressed in the following DOJ 720 Academy Phase 2 topics: EVOC and Vehicle Contacts 2.

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504-707. Principles of Investigations. (1 Credit)

Students will learn and apply skills addressed in the following DOJ 720 Academy Phase 2 topics: Con Law 2, Crimes 2, Domestics, Reporting Writing and Integration Exercises.

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504-708. Health and Fitness. (1 Credit)

Students will learn and apply skills addressed in the following DOJ 720 Academy Phase 1, 2 and 3 topics: Physical Fitness-1, 2, 3 and Officer Wellness, Suicide Prevention

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504-709. Application Traffic Response. (2 Credits)

Students will learn and apply skills addressed in the following DOJ 720 Academy Phase 3 topics: Traffic Law Enforcement, Radar, Traffic Crash and Incident Management, OWI/SFST, Report Writing.

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504-710. Application of Investigation. (2 Credits)

Students will learn and apply skills addressed in the following DOJ 720 Academy Phase 3 topics: Ethics 2, Cultural Competence 2, Victims, Sexual Assault, Child Maltreatment, Interrogations, Testifying in Court, Crimes 3, Integration exercises.

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504-711. Scenario Assessment. (1 Credit)

A capstone course to assess the learners cumulative knowledge through the use of scenarios in the certifiable Law Enforcement curriculum. (Prerequisite: all topics included in the DOJ 720 LE Curriculum)

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504-712. Application of Investigation. (3 Credits)

Students will learn and apply skills addressed in Phase 3 of the DOJ 720 Recruit Academy.

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504-713. Overview of Patrol Response. (2 Credits)

Learn and apply skills addressed in the following DOJ 720 Academy Phase 1 topics: Critical Thinking and Decision Making, Basic Response (RESPOND), Radio Procedures, Intro to TraCS, Traffic Law Enforcement and First Aid.

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504-714. Principles of Investigations. (1 Credit)

Learn and apply skills addressed in the following DOJ 720 Academy Phase 2 topics: Con Law 2, Crimes 2, Domestics, Reporting Writing and Integration Exercises.

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504-900. Intro to Criminal Justice. (3 Credits)

Distinguish between the roles and functions of courts with jurisdiction in Wisconsin; differentiate between the roles and functions of federal, state and local law enforcement agencies; apply professional principles as a law enforcement officer; determine modern police functions and policies from a historical perspective; identify the role of the law enforcement officers in American society; utilize a decision-making model; identify the characteristics of a good decision maker; describe how professionalism, ethics and moral standards relate to a law enforcement career; practice a code of behavior; incorporate ethical decision-making strategies; describe how decisions are made; enhance an officer’s critical- thinking and police problem-solving skills; apply principles of critical thinking, decision making and problem solving; identify required law enforcement policies; defend the importance of written agency policies; and distinguish between ministerial and discretionary duties.

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504-901. Constitutional Law. (3 Credits)

Diagram the structure of the criminal justice system, identify situations where constitutional rules are applicable, identify situations where an officer may use reasonable suspicion to contact a subject, identify the elements of a lawful arrest, identify search-related activities where Fourth Amendment is not applicable, identify the requirements that pertain to search warrants, analyze situations where an officer may conduct a search without a warrant, compare the requirements for conducting routine searches with those for searching disabled persons and strip searches, identify the requirements of the laws governing confessions and statements, analyze the various requirements of the laws governing confessions and statements, and analyze the various requirements that evidence must meet before it can be admitted in court.

Prerequisites: 504-902 with a minimum grade of D- or 504-113 with a minimum grade of D-

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504-902. Criminal Law. (3 Credits)

Learn how to identify basic concepts of criminal law; analyze facts, circumstances and situations to determine which crimes against persons and property have been committed; determine which crimes involving drugs, alcohol or other criminal activity have been committed.

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504-903. Professional Communications. (3 Credits)

Learn to communicate effectively, professionally and in the context of a specific law enforcement situation. Officers encounter a variety of situations in which professional communication skills are critical, including calming a frightened victim, directing an inmate, placing someone under arrest, making a death notification or allowing visitors into a jail. Develop oral, written and nonverbal communication skills that incorporate the professional concepts of ethics, respect, appearance, demeanor, diligence, competence and respectful attitude. Prerequisite: 4th semester students. Includes the Technical Skills Assessment (TSA). Students will be evaluated on several different "job related" scenarios.

Prerequisites: Fourth semester student

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504-904. Juvenile Law. (3 Credits)

Learn to describe the juvenile justice system, describe the handling of cases of children in need of protection or services, describe the handling of cases of juveniles in need of protection or services or alleged to be delinquent, identify constitutional law issues that are relevant to juveniles, analyze the role of law enforcement in responding to child maltreatment, explain the issues involved in investigating incidents of child victimization, intervene and apply appropriate investigative strategies, describe the roles of other agencies in child maltreatment cases, and recognize the unique investigative issues for missing children.

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504-905. Report Writing. (3 Credits)

Explain the context of report writing, take effective field notes, organize information in reports, write narratives, describe what information should be included in certain types of reports, prepare for court, describe how to be an effective witness, and testify as a witness in court.

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504-906. Criminal Investigation Theory. (3 Credits)

Describe the role evidence plays in criminal investigations and prosecutions; apply the steps for processing crime scenes; apply appropriate strategies to locate, handle and package evidentiary items; document the crime scene; recognize the unique investigative issues for crimes against life; apply appropriate strategies to secure the scene, collect and preserve evidence, and investigate a death; recognize the dynamics of victimization; apply knowledge of the definitions and responsibilities for law enforcement; apply appropriate interview techniques with adult or child victims; analyze the role of law enforcement in responding to domestic abuse; intervene and apply appropriate investigative strategies; respond to an officer-involved domestic violence incident; analyze the role of law enforcement in responding to sexual abuse; demonstrate investigative techniques in a simulated sexual assault case; and identify other resources that can assist in sexual assault cases.

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