Criminal Justice-POST (CRJW)

CRJW 101 Basic Police Academy6 Credits

Conforms to POST standards and state certification requirements as well as the basic skills and knowledge necessary to perform the entry level duties of a peace officer. Emphasis will be on simulating actual situations utilizing a lecture and laboratory mode of learning.

Prerequisites: Permission of Academy Director.

Fees: Yes.

CRJW 102 Basic Police Academy II10 Credits

Conforms to POST standards and state certification requirements as well as the basic skills and knowledge to perform the entry level duties of a peace officer. Emphasis will be on simulating actual situations utilizing a lecture and laboratory mode of learning.

Prerequisites: Permission of Academy Director.

Fees: Yes.

CRJW 105 Basic Law6 Credits

Conforms to POST standards and state certification requirements as well as the basic skills and knowledge necessary to perform the entry level duties of a peace officer. Emphasis will be on United States Constitution, arrest, search and seizure, interrogation and confessions, rules of evidence, Colorado Criminal Code, Colorado Traffic Code, Colorado Children's Code, Liquor Code and controlled substances.

Prerequisites: Permission of Academy Director.

Fees: Yes.

CRJW 106 Arrest Control3 Credits

Covers the skills, knowledge and abilities necessary to effectively maintain control of a suspect when making an arrest. Emphasizes the continuum of force and de-escalation of force.

Prerequisites: Permission of Academy Director.

Fees: Yes.

CRJW 107 Law Enforcement Driving2 Credits

Covers the skills, knowledge and abilities required for operation of a law enforcement vehicle. Emphasizes defensive driving. Enables students to demonstrate skills by driving a vehicle under simulated conditions.

Prerequisites: Permission of Academy Director.

Fees: Yes.

CRJW 108 Firearms3 Credits

Discusses the skills, knowledge and abilities necessary to safely use police firearms. Students will demonstrate skills by firing weapons on a firing range. The student will demonstrate basic safety techniques and will explain the firearms role within the continuum of force.

Prerequisites: Permission of Academy Director.

Fees: Yes.

CRJW 210 Emergency Dispatching4 Credits

Introduction to the basic fundamentals of emergency dispatching, to include basic principles of emergency communications operations and technology, call management and classification, legal aspects of dispatching, and stress management. Extensive practical training in police and fire emergency dispatching scenarios.

Prerequisites: ENGL 111, MATH 107 or higher, CRMJ 201, and permission of instructor.

CRJW 270 Homicidal Drowning Investigations2 Credits

Homicidal Drowning Investigations - The approaches to water related death investigations. Exploration of the crime scene.

Prerequisites: POST association, or Criminal Justice Major, or Law Enforcement, or Forensic study, or Fire Service, or Emergency Medical Services, or permission of instructor.

Fees: Yes.

CRJW 280 Public Safety Diving Phase 14 Credits

Public safety diving environments. The formation of responsible scuba diving practices. Includes Basic Open Water Scuba Certification and protection from contaminated working environments.

Prerequisites: POST association, or Criminal Justice major, or Fire Service or medical evaluation, or physically fit or permission of instructor.

Fees: Yes.

CRJW 290 Underwater CSI2 Credits

Underwater crime scene investigations. Operational development of underwater crime scene investigations. Operational protocol with public safety diving hazards. Proper evidence mapping and securing underwater crime scenes.

Prerequisites: CRJW 280, medical evaluation, physically fit, or permission of instructor.

Fees: Yes.

CRJW 296 Topics1-4 Credits

Course may be taken multiple times up to maximum of 15 credit hours.