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Search Warrant Preparation

This award is not eligible for Financial Aid

The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Search Warrant Preparation program is for law enforcement officers and is designed to further expand on industry specific training for search warrant policies, procedures, and methods.

Details

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Field of Interest
Behavioral Science and Human Services
Type
Certificate
Academic Plan
Search Warrant Preparation (CER)
Academic Plan Code
5220N
Total Credits Required
6
Catalog Year
2021-2022
Effective term
Fall 2021
Notes

This program is not eligible for Title IV Federal Financial Aid.
Students must earn a grade of C or better for all courses within the program.

What You'll Learn

This pathway map will help you gain the expertise needed to:

  1. Practice professional standards for conducting a search.
  2. Practice industry accepted professional and ethical behavior.
  3. Demonstrate proper search warrant methods, including seizing and preserving evidence.
  4. Demonstrate adherence to constitutional and procedural law to include federal, state, and local policies.
  5. Communicate in varied settings and in a culturally responsive manner.
  6. Collaborate with diverse agencies, community representatives and individuals to achieve common goals.
  7. Apply principles of law and best practices to serve and conduct a search warrant.
Career Opportunities

Successful completion of this certificate may lead to employment in a variety of different occupations and industries. Below are examples of related occupations with associated Arizona-based annual median wages* for this program. Education requirements vary for the occupations listed below, so you may need further education or degrees in order to qualify for some of these jobs and earn the related salaries. Please visit with an academic advisor and/or program director for additional information.

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

$50,940

First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives

$96,130

* Wage information sourced from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics Program. Updated May 2019.
Admission Criteria

Student must be Law Enforcement personnel or have permission of Department or Division.

Course Sequence by Term

The following is the suggested course sequence by term. Please keep in mind:

  • Students should meet with an academic advisor to develop an individual education plan that meets their academic and career goals. Use the Pathway Planner tool in your Student Center to manage your plan.
  • The course sequence is laid out by suggested term and may be affected when students enter the program at different times of the year.
  • Initial course placement is determined by current district placement measures and/or completion of 100-200 level course and/or program requirements.
  • Degree and transfer seeking students may be required to successfully complete a MCCCD First Year Experience Course (FYE) within the first two semesters at a MCCCD College. Courses include AAA/CPD150, AAA/CPD150AC, CPD104, and AAA115/CPD115. Course offerings will vary by college. See an academic, program, or faculty advisor for details.

Part-time Sequence

Part-time status is 11 credit hours or less.

Term 1

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 1
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Credits
LET243 Search Warrant Preparation 6
Disclaimer

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

Course Sequence total credits may differ from the program information located on the MCCCD curriculum website due to program and system design.

This certificate is not eligible for Title IV Federal Financial Aid.

View MCCCD’s curriculum website for the Certificate of Completion in Search Warrant Preparation (https://aztransmac2.asu.edu/cgi-bin/WebObjects/MCCCD.woa/wa/freeForm?id=162857).


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Other Versions

The pathway map presented above is for the current catalog year and is the intended pathway map for new students. Other versions of this pathway map from different catalog years are available below:

Catalog YearEffective Dates
2021-20224/13/2021 – 4/29/2021