Curriculum

Introduction To Law Enforcement

Total 8 Hours

Opening Remarks and Orientation

2 hours

History of Law Enforcement

1 hour

Law Enforcement Ethics and Professionalism

4 hours

Title 36-21-40

1 hour


General Topics

Total 94 Hours

Note-taking & Notebook Construction

2 hours

Federal Law Enforcement Agencies

2 hours

State law Enforcement Agencies

2 hours

Introduction to Terrorism

3 hours

Police Communications (Radio)

2 hours

Law Enforcement Information Systems

2 hours

Effective Report Writing

8 hours

Explosives Act #1971/Recognizing Bombs and Explosives

3 hours

Mental Health Awareness (Being Prepared – Behavioral Health Issues)

8 hours

First Aid (Includes C.P.R certification in accordance with American Heart Association or Red Cross Standards)

8 hours

Stress

4 hours

Hazardous Materials

2 hours

Domestic Violence

4 hours

Public Utilities Enforcement Agencies

2 hours

Gangs, Sects, Cults and Deviant Movements

6 hours

Victims of Crime and Leniency

2 hours

Interpersonal Communications

4 hours

N.H.T.S.A. Standardized Field Sobriety Testing Course

24 hours

Dealing with Death/Death Notifications

  1 hour

Project ICE

1 hour

Community/News Media Relations

2 hours

Care and Use of Police Equipment

   2 hours


Criminal Investigation

Total 72 Hours

Receiving and Handling Complaints

4 hours

Preserving the Crime Scene, Collecting and Preserving Evidence

8 hours

Building Searches

8 hours

ALERRT

16 hours

Death Investigations

4 hours

Fingerprints

3 hours

Burglary Investigations

2 hours

Robbery Investigations

2 hours

Auto Theft

2 hours

Sex Crimes

4 hours

Search and Seizure/4th Amendment law

4 hours

Cyber Crime/Identity Theft

7 hours

Human Trafficking

2 hours

Drug Enforcement

6 hours

(Drug Enforcement – 4 hours, Methamphetamine Lab – 2 hours)


Courts, Civil/Criminal Procedures & Laws of Evidence

Total 63 Hours

Laws of Arrest, State & Federal Criminal Procedure

8 hours

Searching & Transporting Prisoners

4 hours

Laws of Corrections & Custody

4 hours

Civil Process

2 hours

Interrogations & Confessions (5th & 6th Amendments)

4 hours

Alabama Rules of Evidence

3 hours

Criminal/Civil Liability & Civil Rights

4 hours

U.S. Constitution, Bill of Rights & Constitution Principles

2 hours

Alabama Criminal Law, Title 13A

16 hours

State of Alabama Motor Vehicle Laws, Title 32,

4 hours

Title 15, Criminal Procedure

2 hours

Title VII: ADA/Sexual Harassment

1 hour

Alabama Immigration Law

1 hour

Court Procedures

8 hours


Juvenile Procedure

Total 6 Hours

Juvenile Laws, Detainment & Detention Procedures

3 hours

Exploitation of Children

3 hours


Patrol Techniques

Total 16 Hours

Patrol Techniques

12 hours

Officer/Violator Contact

2 hours

Traffic Direction and Control

2 hours


Traffic Operations

Total 61 Hours

Introduction to Accident Investigation

2 hours

Questioning Drivers & Witnesses

1 hour

Hit and Run Accidents

1 hour

Accident Reports and Safety Responsibility Laws

4 hours

Measurements & Diagrams (no scale diagramming)

10 hours

Marks on the Roadway

4 hours

Licenses & Registration and CDL

2 hours

Traffic Exam

1 hour

Traffic Exam Review

1 hour

Dräger BAT Operator Certification

8 hours

Emergency Vehicle Operations

27 hours


Offensive & Defensive Tactics

Total 109 Hours

SSGT-Vanguard (Levels I & II)

48 hours

Physical Training

33 hours

Officer Survival (4 Hours for Below 100)

24 hours

Physical Agility Exam

4 hours


Firearms Training

Total 55 hours

Safe Gun Handling Skills

Firearms Qualification

11 hours

 24 hours

Practical & Low-light Skills

12 hours

Shotgun Familiarization

4 hours

Patrol Rifle Familiarization

4 hours

*Students who are re-taking firearms training will attend the 36-hour Firearms Qualification & Practical/Low-light skills blocks.

*Safe Gun Handling Skills is a stand-alone training block/test to be completed before live-fire training and qualification courses


Examinations and Directors Time

Total 36 Hours

Testing

Evaluations

Reviews

Graduation

Administrative Meetings

Grand Total 520 Hours