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Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement

Relational Skills - (10504129)

Credits:   4.00


Learn how to write a wide variety of law enforcement reports to accurately and fairly convey necessary information for use by investigators, prosecutors, and the public. Explore the role of communication in law enforcement and develop and apply specific professional communication skills and strategies in a variety of simulated situations. The course covers principles, guidelines, and techniques for proper law enforcement response to persons with possible mental disorders, alcohol or drug problems, and emotional or developmental disabilities. Your studies will examine the legal basis, requirements, and practical guidelines for conducting emergency detentions and protective placements of persons. The basics of presenting effective court testimony are also discussed. Explore evolving police strategies, activities and attitudes that build effective law enforcement and community relationships, as well as problem-oriented policing strategies. PREREQUISITES: Must meet application requirements of WITC and the Wisconsin Department of Justice and must be enrolled in the Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement program.

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Spring 2015   01/12/2015 TO 05/13/2015
Summer 2015   06/01/2015 TO 07/24/2015
Fall 2015   08/17/2015 TO 12/16/2015