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Law Enforcement Training

Attention: This program is offered through an educational partnership. Employment by the partnership organization is required for admission. If you are interested in a career with this employer, click links below.

The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Law Enforcement Training is designed to provide students with up-to-date industry specific training that will enhance their professional opportunities. Courses are also designed to teach students how to handle the challenges of the law enforcement profession. A Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Law Enforcement Training Academy is also available.

Details

Details iconImportant information you’ll need when applying for admission:
Field of Interest
Behavioral Science and Human Services
Type
Associate Degree
Academic Plan
Law Enforcement Training (DEG)
Total Credits Required
62-68
Effective term
Fall 2021
Notes

Students must earn a grade of C or better in all courses within the program.

This program replaces: AAS/3385 Law Enforcement Technology

What You'll Learn
  • Practice professional standards of policing. (AJS101, AJS113, AJS201, AJS205, AJS210, AJS215, AJS230, AJS260, AJS270, AJS275, AJS290BN)
  • Apply the principles and processes of law and legal matters to policing. (AJS101, AJS109, AJS113, AJS151, AJS153, AJS154, AJS162, AJS201, AJS205, AJS210, AJS215, AJS230, AJS260, AJS275, AJS290BN)
  • Apply principles of patrol procedures to maintain best practices of contemporary policing. (AJS101, AJS113, AJS151, AJS153, AJS154, AJS162, AJS201, AJS210, AJS215, AJS230, AJS260, AJS270, AJS275, AJS290BN)
  • Demonstrate proficiency in conducting practical investigations in traffic collisions, traffic direction, and impaired driver cases. (AJS101, AJS201, AJS205, AJS210, AJS215, AJS230, AJS260, AJS275, AJS290BN)
  • Apply principles of law and best practices to criminal investigations and crime scene management. (AJS101, AJS109, AJS162, AJS201, AJS205, AJS210, AJS215, AJS230, AJS260, AJS270, AJS275, AJS290BN)
  • Collaborate with others to establish shared vision and effective relationships. (AJS101, AJS113, AJS162, AJS230, AJS270, AJS275, AJS290BN)
  • Engage in appropriate interactions. (AJS101, AJS151, AJS153, AJS154, AJS162, AJS230, AJS270, AJS275, AJS290BN)
  • Apply aspects of mental and physical conditioning for personal safety in law enforcement activities. (AJS101, AJS230, AJS290BN)
  • Synthesize relevant sources of information to prepare comprehensive police reports. (AJS101, AJS109, AJS113, AJS162, AJS201, AJS205, AJS210, AJS215, AJS230, AJS260, AJS275, AJS290BN)
  • Demonstrate the police proficiency skills that meet the standards set forth by the Arizona Peace Officer Standards and Training Board. (AJS101, AJS151, AJS153, AJS154, AJS205, AJS210, AJS215, AJS230, AJS260, AJS275)
  • Communicate orally, visually and in writing precisely, appropriately, and effectively to varied audiences. (AJS101, AJS109, AJS113, AJS162, AJS201, AJS205, AJS210, AJS215, AJS230, AJS260, AJS270, AJS275, AJS290BN)
Career Opportunities
Required courses
Course #Course TitleCredits
Credits:40
AJS101Introduction to Criminal Justice3
AJS109Substantive Criminal Law3
AJS113Criminal Justice Crime Control Policies and Practices3
AJS151Firearms I1
AJS153Firearms II/Handguns1
AJS154Firearms III/Long Weapons1
AJS162Domestic Violence3
AJS201Rules of Evidence3
AJS205Effective Communication and Report Writing in Criminal Justice3
AJS210Constitutional Law3
AJS215Criminalistics: Physical Evidence3
AJS230The Police Function3
AJS260Procedural Criminal Law3
AJS270Community Relations3
AJS275Criminal Investigation I3
AJS290BNCourtroom Testimony Seminar1
General education requirements
General Education RequirementCredits: 22-28
 
General Education CoreCredits: 12-18
 
First-Year CompositionCredits: 6
ENG101First-Year Composition (3) OR
ENG107First-Year Composition for ESL (3) AND
ENG102First-Year Composition (3) OR
ENG108First-Year Composition for ESL (3) OR
ENG111Technical and Professional Writing (3)6
 
Oral CommunicationCredits: 3
COM100Introduction to Human Communication (3) OR
COM110Interpersonal Communication (3) OR
COM225Public Speaking (3) OR
COM230Small Group Communication (3)3
Recommended: COM110 or COM230
 
Critical ReadingCredits: 0-3
CRE101College Critical Reading and Critical Thinking (3) OR
Equivalent as indicated by assessment0-3
 
MathematicsCredits: 3-6
Any approved general education course in the Mathematics area3-6
 
Recommend for transfer:
MAT140College Mathematics (5) OR
MAT141College Mathematics (4) OR
MAT142College Mathematics (3) OR
Any higher approved general education course in the Mathematical Applications [MA] area (3-6)
 
General Education DistributionCredits: 10
 
Humanities and Fine ArtsCredits: 3
Any approved general education course in the Humanities, Arts and Design area3
Recommended: AJS123 Ethics and the Administration of Justice3
 
Social and Behavioral SciencesCredits: 3
Any approved general education course in the Social-Behavioral Sciences area3
 
Natural SciencesCredits: 4
Any approved general education course in the Natural Sciences area4

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