Patrol I   [Archived Catalog]
2010-2011 Catalog [Aug. 2010-Aug. 2011]

CJK 0061 - Patrol I

This course describes the purposes, types, and methods of patrol; the characteristics and uses of different methods of patrol; the factors to consider when patrolling at night; the responsibilities of an office when preparing for patrol duty; and the kinds of hazards related to patrol duty. It also teaches techniques for developing and improving perception and observation, for becoming familiar with the patrol area, for responding to crimes, for investing the crime scene, and for pursuit. It defines the term fresh pursuit. This course includes the laws of arrest and how these laws impact law enforcement; the conditions, requirements, and restrictions placed on a legal lineup/show-up by the Supreme Court; when an officer can conduct a stop and frisk and what actions the officer can legally take to perform the task. It reaches legal aspects, scope, and purpose of search and seizure authority and items that officers can legally seize in various types of searches. It explains the term privileged communication and to whom this term relates in criminal justice. It also identifies actions that may be considered obstruction of justice; procedures for involuntary admissions of persons under the Baker Act, Chapter 397, F.S.; procedures for involuntary admissions of persons under the Florida Mental Health Act, Chapter 394, F.S.; juvenile laws and the arrest process.
Contact Hours: 58; Workforce Credits: 2.