Law Enforcement Skills Development Skills Certificate
PROGRAM CODE: 2C00057A
(Approved by the NOCCCD Board of Trustees. Not approved by State Chancellor’s Office. Not eligible for Financial Aid)
The Law Enforcement Skills Development Skills Certificate requires the completion of 17 units, of which 9.5 units are in required courses. An additional 7.5 units must be taken from the restricted electives listed below. This certificate is intended to meet the basic requirements of California Penal Code 13510 in raising the competence level of current and aspiring law enforcement personnel. A grade of C or better is required course taken, with the exception of AJ 079 F (CR/NC). At least one half of the units toward the certificate must be completed at Fullerton College.
|Required Courses (9.5 units):|
|AJ 079 F||Law Enforcement Career Preparation||0.5|
|AJ 100 F||Introduction to Criminal Justice (formerly Introduction to Law Enforcement)||3|
|AJ 110AF||Criminal Law||3|
|AJ 151 F||Police Report Writing||3|
|Restricted Electives (7.5 units):||7.5|
|Health and Safety 11550 - Drug Influence||0.5|
|Preventing Racial Profiling||0.5|
|Investigating Domestic Terrorism||1|
|Multi-Agency Task Forces||0.5|
|Lifetime Fitness for Law Enforcement||2|
|Police Vehicle Pursuits||2|
|Child Abuse and Child Pornography||0.5|
|Law Enforcement Instructor Development||2|
|Crime Scene Investigation||1|
|DNA Genetic Fingerprinting||0.5|
|Preventing Sexual Harassment||0.5|
|CAD/Crime Scene Application||0.5|
Outcome 1: Correctly identify four important responsibilities related to the peace officer function and devise personal action plans to effectively prepare for future law enforcement test or hiring inquiries.
Outcome 2: Discuss the history of law enforcement from the Anglo-Saxon period to the present and understand the organization of a typical police department according to modern concepts.
Outcome 3: Formulate basic legal theory using the principles of act, intent, concurrence and causation.
Outcome 4: Identify the use of police reports as well as the importance of taking thorough notes and record a series of events in chronological order.