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.

Prerequisites: 504-101 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of C and 504-102 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of C and 504-104 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of C and 504-112 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of C and 504-115 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of C and 504-120 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of C and 504-122 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of C and 504-123 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of C and 504-135 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of C and 504-140 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of C and 504-142 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of C and 809-162 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of C

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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 (may be taken concurrently) 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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504-400. Practical Intro to Supervision. (0.6 Credits)

Designed for newly promoted sergeants or those seeking a promotion, learn basic skills, techniques and supervision concepts in order to become successful in your role.

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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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504-402. Property & Evidence Management. (0.6 Credits)

Gain an understanding of today’s property and evidence world from the view of the supervisor.

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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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504-409. 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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504-411E. 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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504-412. Safety Awareness/Threat Assess. (0.1 Credits)

This class will provide organizations information on how to assess threats and maintain safety.

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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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504-417. Cyber Bullying. (0.8 Credits)

This class is designed to train police officers to understand and investigate cyber bullying.

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504-423. Use of Force. (0.2 Credits)

Provides law enforcement officers up to date information on local, state and federal use of force.

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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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504-430. Standard Fld Sobriety Testing. (0.8 Credits)

The goal of this course is to reduce the number and severity of alcohol and other drug-related crashes, injuries, and deaths on Wisconsin roadways. SFST is supported by scientific research and proven validation techniques. Students will become significantly better able to recognize and interpret evidence of DWI violations, administer and interpret standardized field sobriety tests, and describe DWI evidence clearly and convincingly in written reports and verbal testimony. This instruction will also include a component dealing with drugs that impair driving.

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504-432. Field Officer Training. (1 Credit)

The key elements of a field training officer is to provide training which will enable the student to develop a program at their agency. They will learn why their department does what it does relative to the conduct of the field training concept. Issues such as management's obligations, the selection and training of FTO's, responsibilities, certain legal issues, protection against bias, and the checks and balances incorporated in the program are covered.

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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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504-437. Rifle Instruction. (1 Credit)

This course is designed to instruct special response team officers in the use of an open sighted rifle. The course will include various applications. Safety, maintenance and liability will be stressed. Students will engage various targets at different yardages.

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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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504-449. Photography for Police. (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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504-450. 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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504-457. Major Case Investigations. (1 Credit)

Major Case Investigations is a course designed to teach police officers a systematic approach to investigations. Officers are taught to be proactive instead of reactive. The course includes a crime scene, how to develop sources of information, what solves cases, crime scene analysis, how to read the crime scene, techniques of investigation and pre-planning for court. Slides and videos are also used to demonstrate and analyze the crime scene.

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

A course focusing on special weapons and tactics.

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504-469. 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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504-471. EVOC Instructor. (1 Credit)

Designed to provide law enforcement officers the tools needed to become Wisconsin Certified EVOC Instructors.

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504-475. Narcotic School. (1 Credit)

This course is designed to update the skills and knowledge of the drug investigator in areas of informants, search and seizure, testimony, and drug investigation and identification.

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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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504-475G. 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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504-483. Command Officers Development. (5 Credits)

This course is intended to develop the knowledge, skills and abilities required of a professional police manager. The course is designed to insure the efficient and effective management of human and financial resources.

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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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504-495. Law Enforcement Command Trng. (1 Credit)

This course emphasizes the following topics: decision making using chain of command, motivating the patrolman, press relations, law enforcement liability issues, making field command responsibilities, scheduling shifts, disciplining personnel through the police and fire commission, law enforcement training issues.

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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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504-497. First Line Supervisors. (3 Credits)

This course will provide leadership skills to first line law enforcement supervisors.

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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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504-600. 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 awareness.

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504-601G. Situational 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. RA Overview of Tactics. (1 Credit)

Learn and apply skills addressed in the following DOJ 720 Academy Phase 1 topics: Fundamentals of Firearms, Vehicle Contacts 1, Officer Wellness and DAAT.

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

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. RA Principles of Tactics. (3 Credits)

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. RA Principles of Investigation. (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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504-708. 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. RA Scenario Assessment. (1 Credit)

In this capstone course, demonstrate your 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. RA 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. RA Principles of Investigation. (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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504-800. 2 hr CJ Training. (0.05 Credits)

Update your skills and abilities as a criminal justice professional.

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504-801. 4 hr CJ Training. (0.1 Credits)

Update your skills and abilities as a criminal justice professional.

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504-802. 6 hr CJ Training. (0.15 Credits)

Update your skills and abilities as a criminal justice professional.

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504-803. 8 hr CJ Training. (0.2 Credits)

Update your skills and abilities as a criminal justice professional.

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504-804. 16 hr CJ Training. (0.4 Credits)

Update your skills and abilities as a criminal justice professional.

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504-805. 20 hr CJ Training. (0.5 Credits)

Update your skills and abilities as a criminal justice professional.

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504-806. 24 hr CJ Training. (0.6 Credits)

Update your skills and abilities as a criminal justice professional.

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504-807. 32 hr CJ Training. (0.8 Credits)

Update your skills and abilities as a criminal justice professional.

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504-808. 40 hr CJ Training. (1 Credit)

Update your skills and abilities as a criminal justice professional.

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504-809. 80 hr CJ Training. (2 Credits)

Update your skills and abilities as a criminal justice professional.

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504-815. 4 Hr Law Enforcement InService. (0.1 Credits)

This course provides four hours of annual recertification training required for sworn law enforcement officers.

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504-816. 8 Hr Law Enforcement InService. (0.2 Credits)

This course provides eight hours of annual recertification training required for sworn law enforcement officers.

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504-817. 16 Hr Law Enforcement InServic. (0.4 Credits)

This course provides 16 hours of annual recertification training required for sworn law enforcement officers.

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504-820. Defensive Driving for Teens. (0.2 Credits)

Teens will take part in classroom instruction involving traffic laws, accident scenarios and risky driving behaviors.

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504-821. Citizens Academy. (0.1 Credits)

Citizens have the opportunity to be exposed to some of the daily tasks of patrol officers.

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504-825. Concealed Carry for Civilians. (0.1 Credits)

This course meets the training requirements in the Wisconsin Concealed Carry Law (2011 Senate Bill 93) and allows participants to obtain their CCW permit.

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504-826. Personal Protection Scenarios. (0.1 Credits)

Learn to defend yourself should a situation occur, using an interactive use-of-force computer system with actual scenarios and real-world situations.

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504-827. Situational Awareness I. (0.1 Credits)

Learn the importance of managing your surroundings and recognizing threats to personal safety.

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504-828. Situational Awareness II. (0.1 Credits)

Expand on the training completed in Situational Awareness I.

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504-829. Situational Awareness III. (0.1 Credits)

Learn additional ways to recognize and identify dangerous people and situations in the world.

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504-830. Situational Awareness Other. (0.1 Credits)

Learn the importance of managing your surroundings in this general situational awareness class designed for civilians, including teenagers.

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504-831. Community Safety Course. (0.1 Credits)

Explore a variety of safety concerns to enhance your overall awareness.

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504-832. Community Safety Course. (0.2 Credits)

Explore a variety of safety concerns to enhance your overall awareness.

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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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