Law Enforcement I is an introduction to the basic concepts of Law Enforcement including patrol functions, military courtesy, communications, equipment and legal aspects associated with this career. It will cover the history of law enforcement, local, state, and national governments. Training in the basics of fingerprinting and handcuff- ing is also practiced. Physical training is also an integral part of the program. Students are required to have a uniform in all three levels of the program. No student will be accepted if they are on probation, parole, or have been arrested for a misdemeanor.

    The course will stress patrol and related duties, the American legal system, techniques used in police laboratories, crime scene and accident investigation, interview techniques, Motor Vehicle Code, Criminal Law, rules of criminal procedure, firearms, emergency and disaster situations, and patrol techniques. Students are required to participate in physical training and to wear a uniform daily. Students are encouraged to participate in duel enrollment.

    Stressing the roles and functions of a Law Enforcement Officer, this course focuses on the Criminal Investigation and the minimum standards and expectations for training and performance for entry level Law Enforcement personnel. Students are required to complete Emergency Responder training. Students will work on career and college expectations at the end of their training.