LAWE-LAW ENFORCEMENT (LAWE)

LAWE 201. Introduction to Juvenile Delinquency

3 Credits

An introductory overview of the juvenile justice system of due process, custody, detention and release. Note: course does not meet upper division requirements towards completion of Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice. Restricted to: Community Colleges Only.

LAWE 202. Police Patrol Procedures

3 Credits

A critical review of police procedures and the influences on police behavior; policy development, including the police role; discretion; police community interaction and arrest, search and seizure. Restricted to: Community Colleges only.

LAWE 203. Introduction to Police Supervision

3 Credits

An introductory overview of police supervision and concerns as it applies to law enforcement. (Note: Course does not meet upper division requirements toward completion of Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice.) Restricted to: Community Colleges only.

LAWE 204. Introduction to Homeland Security

3 Credits

A historical perspective of international and domestic terrorist threats and the need to develop cohesive response policies and practices in the interest of National Security. [Course does not meet requirements towards completion of Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice.] Restricted to: Community Colleges only.

Prerequisite(s): C J 101.

LAWE 205. Practical Field Investigations

4 Credits (3+3P)

Incorporates the current methods and techniques for the management of the crime scene, includes documentation, collection and preservation of evidence and case presentations. [Course does not meet requirements towards completion of Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice.] Restricted to Community Colleges campuses only.

Prerequisite(s): C J 101 and C J 221.

LAWE 206. Traffic Enforcement and Crash Investigations

3 Credits

History and development of traffic laws and regulations, including basic elements of traffic violations, detection, apprehension, impaired drivers and guidelines and procedures for effective crash investigations and reporting. Restricted to: Community Colleges only.

LAWE 207. Legal Aspects of Law Enforcement

3 Credits

An evaluation of police authority including responsibilities, civil liability, liability implications, legal obligations, legal restraints, laws of arrest, and search and seizure. Retricted to: Community Colleges only.

LAWE 210. Introduction to Law Enforcement

3 Credits

An introduction to Criminal Justice System in our democratic society with emphasis on Law Enforcement, Criminal Justice Administration and application. (This is a Law Enforcement Academy Certification Course.) Consent of instructor required. Restricted to: Dona Ana campus only. Restricted to LAWE majors.

Corequisite(s): LAWE 211, 212, 213, 214, 215, 216, 217, 218, 219, 222 & OEEM 155.

LAWE 211. Policing in America

3 Credits

The study of Law Enforcement concepts in an American society with emphasis on law and order at the federal, state and local agencies. (This is a Law Enforcement Academy Certification course.) Consent of instructor required. Restricted to: Dona Ana campus only. Restricted to LAWE majors.

Corequisite(s): LAWE 210, 212, 213, 214, 215, 216, 217, 218, 219, 222 & OEEM 155.

LAWE 212. Patrol Procedures

3 Credits

Basic patrol concepts with emphasis on police patrol activities including the practices and procedures necessary to perform the patrol functions and report writing. (This is a Law Enforcement Academy Certification course.) Consent of instructor required. Restricted to: Dona Ana campus only. Restricted to LAWE majors.

Corequisite(s): LAWE 210, 211, 213, 214, 215, 216, 217, 218, 219, 222 & OEEM 155.

LAWE 213. Criminal Investigations

3 Credits

Fundamentals of criminal investigations including scene security, evidence collection, traffic accidents, case preparation and report writing. (This is a Law Enforcement Academy Certification course.) Consent of instructor required. Restricted to: Dona Ana campus only. Restricted to LAWE majors.

Corequisite(s): LAWE 210, 211, 212, 214, 215, 216, 217, 218, 219, 222 & OEEM 155.

LAWE 214. Criminal Law & Court Procedures

3 Credits

Concepts on the rule of law, substantive and procedural law including liability, crimes against persons and property. (This is a Law Enforcement Academy Certification course.) Consent of instructor required. Restricted to: Dona Ana campus only. Restricted to LAWE majors.

Corequisite(s): LAWE 210, 211, 212, 213, 215, 216, 217, 218, 219, 222 & OEEM 155.

LAWE 215. Emergency Vehicle Operations

1 Credit

Instruction on operating a patrol vehicle, procedures for emergency driving including legal issues related to emergency vehicle operations. (This is a Law Enforcement Academy Certification course.) Consent of instructor required. Restricted to: Dona Ana campus only. Restricted to LAWE majors.

Corequisite(s): LAWE 210, 211, 212, 213, 214, 216, 217, 218, 219, 222 & OEEM 155.

LAWE 216. Traffic Law and Procedures

3 Credits (2+3P)

Instruction on law of motor vehicles including traffic enforcement operations and law enforcement officer's role in report writing, hazardous materials incidents and accident investigations. (This is a Law Enforcement Academy Certification course.) Consent of instructor required. Restricted to: Dona Ana campus only. Restricted to LAWE majors.

Corequisite(s): LAWE 210, 211, 212, 213, 214, 215, 217, 218, 219, 222 & OEEM 155.

LAWE 217. Custody and Defensive Tactics

3 Credits

Instruction on the mechanics of arrest, custodial procedures, use of force, transporting prisoners and defensive tactics for officer protection. (This is a Law Enforcement Certification course.) Consent of instructor required. Restricted to: Dona Ana campus only. Restricted to LAWE majors.

Corequisite(s): LAWE 210, 211, 212, 213, 214, 215, 216, 218, 219, 222 & OEEM 155.

LAWE 218. Basic Firearms

3 Credits (1+6P)

Familiarization on the operation and maintenance of firearms, safety, use of deadly force, body armor and marksmanship. (This is a Law Enforcement Academy Certification course.) Consent of instructor required. Restricted to: Dona Ana campus only. Restricted to LAWE majors.

Corequisite(s): LAWE 210 211, 212, 213, 214, 215, 216, 217, 219, 222 & OEEM 155.

LAWE 219. Law Enforcement Report Writing

4 Credits

Covers police, corrections, security and pre-sentence reports, including writing and use of forms. (This is a Law Enforcement Academy Certification course.) Consent of instructor required. Restricted to: Dona Ana campus only. Restricted to LAWE majors.

Corequisite(s): LAWE 210, 211, 212, 213, 214, 215, 216, 217, 218, 222 & OEEM 155.

LAWE 221. Law Enforcement Internship

3 Credits

Application of knowledge, skills and abilities, in an agency as an intern and integrated member of a law enforcement affiliated agency.

Prerequisite: consent of instructor.

LAWE 222. Law Enforcement Physical Fitness

2 Credits

Instruction on health and physical fitness concepts, flexibility, strength, body composition and cardiovascular endurance. (This is a Law Enforcement Academy Certification course.) Consent of instructor required. Restricted to: Dona Ana campus only. Restricted to LAWE majors.

Corequisite(s): LAWE 210, 211, 212, 213, 214, 215, 216, 217, 218, 219 & OEEM 155.

LAWE 233. Practical Approach to Terrorism

3 Credits

Gives responders an overall safety approach in recognizing and responding to incidents involving terrorism. Presents and overview in types of harm, explosive weapons, chemical weapons, biological weapons and radiological weapons. [Course does not meet requirements towards completion of Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice.] Restricted to: Dona Ana campus only. Crosslisted with: FIRE 233