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CMRJ203 - Patrol Methodologies & Community Policing

Course Details

Course Code: CMRJ203 Course ID: 2527 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate

This course will provide an in-depth overview of the concepts and theories associated with being a patrol officer. The student will become familiar with aspects of community-oriented policing; problem-oriented policing, civil liability, ethics and day-to-day police activities that make patrol work the backbone of law enforcement.





Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Session Weeks
11/26/18 - 05/03/19 05/06/19 - 06/30/19 Spring 2019 Session I 8 Week session
12/31/18 - 05/31/19 06/03/19 - 07/28/19 Spring 2019 Session D 8 Week session
01/28/19 - 06/28/19 07/01/19 - 08/25/19 Summer 2019 Session B 8 Week session
02/25/19 - 08/02/19 08/05/19 - 09/29/19 Summer 2019 Session I 8 Week session
03/25/19 - 08/30/19 09/02/19 - 10/27/19 Summer 2019 Session D 8 Week session
04/29/19 - 10/04/19 10/07/19 - 12/01/19 Fall 2019 Session B 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

After successfully completing this course, you will be able to

CO1: Identify historical events and figures that have contributed to the present-day patrol officer

CO2: Discuss the roles and responsibilities of a patrol officer and the programs they must typically manage to reduce the problems associated with loss of life and property

CO3: Analyze the principles of patrol procedures and the methods that will enable them to protect life and property.

CO4: Outline contemporary legal and other issues that impact the day-to-day duties of a patrol officer

CO5: Identify and counter specialized problems associated with patrol procedures

CO6: Discuss community policing tactics

Forums

Instructions and grading expectations for all forums will appear in the Forums section of the course site.

Assignment(s)

Instructions and grading expectations for all assignments will appear in the Assignments section of the course site.

Exam(s)

Instructions and grading expectations for all exams will appear in the Tests & Quizzes section of the course site.

NameGrade %
Introduction 1.00 %
Introduction 1.00 %
Forums 39.00 %
Forum Week #1 6.50 %
Forum Week #2 6.50 %
Forum Week #3 6.50 %
Forum Week #5 6.50 %
Forum Week #6 6.50 %
Forum Week #7 6.50 %
Research Paper 20.00 %
Week 7 - Research Paper 20.00 %
Exams 40.00 %
Mid-Term Exam 20.00 %
Final Exam 20.00 %

Weekly lessons and assigned readings are available in the course site.

Book Title:Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Links provided inside the classroom in the Lessons section.
Author: No Author Specified

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.