Course Abstract Details

CRIM-215, Patrol Operations

Credits: 3

Course Description

CRIM-215, Patrol Operations, is a study of the ever-increasing responsibilities and duties associated with the every day activities of preserving the peace and tranquility of an officer's patrol area. Emphasis is placed on how and why certain procedures, functions, policies, supervisory directions, and personnel training issues affect the daily patrol. A variety of scenario situations will be the basis for much of this course study. Prerequisite: CRIM-101. Three hours lecture each week. Three credits. Three billable hours.

Course Objectives and Grading Information

Course Objectives:   

1. Identify and demonstrate techniques to calm or control an emotionally distraught person. 

2. Describe the evaluation process in determining the strategy for an arrest. 

3. Identify a police officer's responsibilities at the scene of a dispute. 

4. Identify general rules for police involvement in property repossession. 

5. Identify and discuss methods of responding to crimes in progress. 

6. Identify circumstances when observation and perception would be utilized in patrol. 

7. Describe the officer's responsibilities as a first responder to various incidents. 

8. Identify the role of a police officer in traffic enforcement. 

Learning Goals

The abbreviations in parentheses represent Learning Goals which have been identified for this course and program of study:

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