Criminal Justice (504)

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For complete 2017-2018 programs/academic plans, please refer to Academic Programs.

504-145 Spanish for Emergency Personnel

This course is designed to enable students with minimal or no Spanish language skills to communicate effectively with Spanish speaking individuals. Designed for Law Enforcement, Fire and EMS students and professionals, the course presents basic conversational Spanish to apply in the field. This course includes interpretation in basic field interview, traffic investigations, medical emergencies, identification of subjects, and preliminary investigations.

Aid Code: 10 - Associate Degree.
Credits: 3

504-301 Policing In America

Tthis course contains modules: Professional Orientation, Policing in a Free Society. Ethics, Policing in a Free Society, Community Resources, Cultural Competence and Agency Policy.

Aid Code: 30 - Short-term.
Credits: 1

504-302 The Legal Context

This course contains modules:Crimes and Juvenile Law.

Aid Code: 30 - Short-term.
Credits: 2

504-303 Tactical Skills

This course contains modules: DAAT, Firearms, Tactical Response and Hazardous Materials.

Aid Code: 30 - Short-term.
Credits: 3

504-304 Relational Skills

This course contains modules: Report Writing, Professional Communication Skills, Crisis Management, Testifying in Court, Critical Thinking & Problem Solving and Policing Strategies.

Aid Code: 30 - Short-term.
Credits: 3

504-305 Patrol Procedures

This course contains modules: Traffic Law Enforcement, Scene Management, EVOC, Vehicle Contacts, OMVWI/SFST, First Aid and CPR/AED.

Aid Code: 30 - Short-term.
Credits: 4

504-306 Investigations

This course contains modules: Interview and Interrogation, Physical Evidence Collection, Victims, Domestics, Sexual Assault and Child Maltreatment.

Aid Code: 30 - Short-term.
Credits: 2

504-307

Through classroom lecture, and on-campus lab, and WI Department of Justice 720 Academy integration exercises students will learn and apply skills addressed in the following Phase II topics of the Department of Justice 720 Academy curriculum framework: Ethics II: Moral Reasoning and Professional Responsibility, Cultural Competence II: Fair and Impartial Policing, Victims, Sexual Assault, Child Maltreatment, Interrogations, Testifying in Court, and Crimes III.

Aid Code: 30 - Short-term.
Credits: 1

504-308 Applications of Investigation

Through classroom lecture, and on-campus lab, and WI Department of Justice 720 Academy integration exercises students will learn and apply skills addressed in the following Phase II topics of the Department of Justice 720 Academy curriculum framework: Ethics II: Moral Reasoning and Professional Responsibility, Cultural Competence II: Fair and Impartial Policing, Victims, Sexual Assault, Child Maltreatment, Interrogations, Testifying in Court, and Crimes III.

Aid Code: 30 - Short-term.
Credits: 2
Co-requisites: (504-309) and (504-310) and (504-311) and (504-312) and (504-313) and (504-314) and (504-315) and (504-316) and (504-317) and (504-318)

504-309 Applications of Traffic Response

Through classroom lecture, and on-campus lab, students will learn and apply skills addressed in the following Phase III topics from the WI Department of Justice 720 Academy curriculum framework: Traffic Law Enforcement - Core and Radar, Traffic Crash Investigations & Incident Management, Operating a Motor Vehicle While Intoxicated (OMVWI), Standardized Field Sobriety Tests (SFST), and Report Writing. A Phase II Written Examination will also be administered in this course.

Aid Code: 30 - Short-term.
Credits: 2
Co-requisites: (504-308) and (504-310) and (504-311) and (504-312) and (504-313) and (504-314) and (504-315) and (504-316) and (504-317) and (504-318)

504-310 Health and Fitness

Through classroom lecture and on-campus lab students will apply Phases I-III Health Fitness WI Department of Justice 720 Academy curriculum framework program requirements.

Aid Code: 30 - Short-term.
Credits: 1
Co-requisites: (504-308) and (504-309) and (504-311) and (504-312) and (504-313) and (504-314) and (504-315) and (504-316) and (504-317) and (504-318)

504-311 Overview of Criminal Justice

Through classroom lecture and WI Department of Justice 720 Academy integration exercises, students will learn and apply skills addressed in the following WI Department of Justice 720 Academy Phase I curriculum framework topics: Academy Orientation, Fundamentals of Criminal Justice, Ethics, Cultural Competency, Agency Policy, and Professional Communication.

Aid Code: 30 - Short-term.
Credits: 1
Co-requisites: (504-308) and (504-309) and (504-310) and (504-312) and (504-313) and (504-314) and (504-315) and (504-316) and (504-317) and (504-318)

504-312 Overview of Investigations

Through classroom lecture, on-campus lab, and WI Department of Justice 720 Academy integration exercises students will learn and apply skills addressed in the following Department of Justice 720 Academy curriculum framework Phase I topics: Constitutional Law I, Crimes I, Juvenile Law I, Interviews, Report Writing, and Physical Evidence.

Aid Code: 30 - Short-term.
Credits: 2
Co-requisites: (504-308) and (504-309) and (504-310) and (504-311) and (504-313) and (504-314) and (504-315) and (504-316) and (504-317) and (504-318)

504-313 Overview of patrol Response

Through classroom lecture, and on-campus lab, and WI Department of Justice integration exercises students will learn and apply skills addressed in the following WI Department of Justice 720 Academy curriculum framework Phase I topics: Critical Thinking and Decision-Making, Basic Response (RESPOND), Radio Procedures, Introduction to TraCS, Traffic Law Enforcement, and First Aid/CPR/AED. This course will also include the WI DOJ 720 Academy Integration Exercises.

Aid Code: 30 - Short-term.
Credits: 2
Co-requisites: (504-308) and (504-309) and (504-310) and (504-311) and (504-312) and (504-314) and (504-315) and (504-316) and (504-317) and (504-318)

504-314 Overview of Tactics

Through classroom lecture, and on-campus lab and WI Department of Justice 720 Academy integration exercises, students will learn and apply skills addressed in the following Department of Justice 720 Academy curriculum framework Phase I topics: Fundamentals of Firearms, Vehicle Contacts I, Officer Wellness, and DAAT. The DOJ Phase I Written Examination will be administered in this course.

Aid Code: 30 - Short-term.
Credits: 1
Co-requisites: (504-308) and (504-309) and (504-310) and (504-311) and (504-312) and (504-313) and (504-315) and (504-316) and (504-317) and (504-318)

504-315 Principle of Emergency Vehicle Response

Through classroom lecture, and on-campus lab, and WI Department of Justice 720 Academy integration exercises students will learn and apply skills addressed in the following Department of Justice 720 Academy Phase II topics: Emergency Vehicle Operation and Control (EVOC) and Vehicle Contacts II.

Aid Code: 30 - Short-term.
Credits: 2
Co-requisites: (504-308) and (504-309) and (504-310) and (504-311) and (504-312) and (504-313) and (504-314) and (504-316) and (504-317) and (504-318)

504-316 Principles of Investigation

Through classroom lecture, and on-campus lab, and WI Department of Justice 720 Academy integration exercises students will learn and apply skills addressed in the following Phase II topics of the WI Department of Justice 720 Academy curriculum framework: Constitutional Law II, Crimes II, Domestics, and Report Writing.

Aid Code: 30 - Short-term.
Credits: 2
Co-requisites: (504-308) and (504-309) and (504-310) and (504-311) and (504-312) and (504-313) and (504-314) and (504-315) and (504-317) and (504-318)

504-317 Principles of Patrol Response

Through classroom lecture, and on-campus lab, and WI Department of Justice 720 Academy integration exercises students will learn and apply skills addressed in the following WI Department of Justice 720 Academy curriculum framework Phase II topics: Professional Communication Skills II, Incident Command Systems and NIMS, Hazardous Materials and WMD, Tactical Response, Crisis Management, and Tactical Emergency Casualty Care.

Aid Code: 30 - Short-term.
Credits: 2
Co-requisites: (504-308) and (504-309) and (504-310) and (504-311) and (504-312) and (504-313) and (504-314) and (504-315) and (504-316) and (504-318)

504-318 Principles of Tactics

Through classroom lecture and on-campus lab students will learn and apply skills addressed in the following Phase II topics from the Department of Justice 720 Academy curriculum frameworks: DAAT and Firearms II. The Phase II Written Examination will be administered during this course.

Aid Code: 30 - Short-term.
Credits: 3
Co-requisites: (504-308) and (504-309) and (504-310) and (504-311) and (504-312) and (504-313) and (504-314) and (504-315) and (504-316) and (504-317)

504-905

In this course, the learner will explain the context of report writing, take effective field notes, organize information in reports, write narratives, describe what information should be included in certain types of reports, prepare for court, describe how to be an effective witness, and testify as a witness in court.

Aid Code: 10 - Associate Degree.
Credits: 3
Pre-requisites: (504-900 or 504-100) and (504-903 or 504-118) and (504-902 or 504-121) and (504-901 or 504-136) and (801-195 or 801-136)

504-907

In this course, the learner will identify community resources available in your area, describe the role of an advocacy group in the criminal justice community, explain the rewards and challenges that diversity brings to and causes in society, evaluate communication barriers in dealing with the public, respond to hate crimes, identify the types of situations and the characteristics of individuals that are likely to be encountered in crisis management situations, apply Wisconsin statutory requirements and general guidelines regarding emergency detentions and emergency protective placements of persons, identify key concepts and elements associated with law enforcement response to people in crisis, apply crisis intervention principles and techniques, articulate the decision-making process taken to manage persons in crisis, describe community-oriented policing, describe problem-oriented policing, describe other policing strategies, and apply principles of crime prevention.

Aid Code: 10 - Associate Degree.
Credits: 3

504-910

A multidisciplinary study of corrections from the early 1800’s to the present. The course provides an overview of significant studies relating to the role of corrections and the methods of community treatment. The course also includes a thorough analysis of current model and practices in the correctional field. This course focuses on the roles of corrections of offenders and society. It starts with a historical and philosophical view of the development of corrections (post-adjudication processing of criminal offenders) focusing on adult offenders. Later topics include administrative and operational components of corrections, criminals in confinement, post-adjudication procedures and problems, and community corrections.

Aid Code: 10 - Associate Degree.
Credits: 3

TermCRNCourseDaysDatesTimesInstructorCampus
Fall 201727745504-910T08/29/2017 - 12/12/20179:00am - 11:50amStapleton, K.Central

504-911 Peacekeeping in a Diverse Society

This course examines current issues related to the administration of justice in a culturally diverse society. Special focus of this couse will be on the changing ethnicity of communities and related changes in social and institutional public policy. Also discussed is cross cultural communication, implementing cultural awareness training, multicultural representation in law enforcement, and criminal justice interaction with various racial and ethnic groups.

Aid Code: 10 - Associate Degree.
Credits: 3

TermCRNCourseDaysDatesTimesInstructorCampus
Fall 201727748504-911T08/29/2017 - 12/12/20176:00pm - 8:50pmBoehlke, B.Central
Fall 201727750504-911M08/23/2017 - 12/18/20179:00am - 11:50amBoehlke, B.Central

504-915

This course is designed to review the various functions and current issues related to various components of the criminal justice system.

Aid Code: 10 - Associate Degree.
Credits: 3

504-916

This course involves professionally planned and supervised program of experience in one of several criminal justice related occupational areas.

Aid Code: 10 - Associate Degree.
Credits: 3
Pre-requisites: Need Dean Approval

TermCRNCourseDaysDatesTimesInstructorCampus
Summer 201712174504-91606/12/2017 - 08/08/2017TBAPurcell, K.Outreach

504-917

This elective course involves criminal justice students providing basic security service on campus to assist in providing a safe campus environment.

Aid Code: 10 - Associate Degree.
Credits: 3
Pre-requisites: Need Dean Approval

504-918

This one credit elective course focuses on the exploration of personal professional goal setting and exploring the many career paths available in criminal justice system. Students will develop a personal career development plan to help guide them in attaining their personal and professional goals.

Aid Code: 10 - Associate Degree.
Credits: 1

504-919

The course focuses on the importance of fitness and nutrition as it relates not only to the criminal justice profession but also to the individual's overall wellness. Also explored are the common physical agility testing requirements many departments use in the hiring process. Students will develop an overall wellness/fitness plan.

Aid Code: 10 - Associate Degree.
Credits: 1

504-920 Emergency Dispatch

This course covers the topics found in the Emergency Telecommunicator Course developed by National Academies of Emergency Dispatch (NAED). It is designed to train students in the following: Emergency telecommunication technologies, caller management, legal aspects of public safety, radio broadcast procedures, medical, police and fire call classification. The course also incorporates Basic and Mobile Certification Training (BMCT). This training provides telecommunications students the skills to interpret and explain TIME system reports. These reports are generated by the state Department of Transportation (DOT), Crime Information Bureau (CIB) and National Crime Information Center (NCIC). The training will explain and illustrate to students how to perform queries from these agencies, interpret the information and relay it back to the emergency responder. After completing this course the student will complete examinations in both NAED and BMCT for certification through both agencies.

Aid Code: 10 - Associate Degree.
Credits: 3

504-921 Drugs, Society, Criminal Justice

This course examines the social origins and consequences of the use and abuse of consciousness-altering substances (including alcohol). It considers how society defines and deals with drug use and assesses social harm, including such issues as addictions and health effects, drugs and crime, the legislation debate, and drug policy and enforcement.

Aid Code: 10 - Associate Degree.
Credits: 3

TermCRNCourseDaysDatesTimesInstructorCampus
Fall 201729453504-921T08/29/2017 - 12/12/20171:00pm - 3:50pmPurcell, K.Central
Fall 201750361504-921T08/29/2017 - 12/12/20176:00pm - 8:50pmPurcell, K.Central

504-922 The Criminal Justice System

This introductory course is an in-depth exploration of each step of the criminal justice process from investigation through adjudication. Also explored is the history, primary functions and jurisdictions of law enforcement agencies. The levels and functions of the court systems in America are distinguished. The role of belief systems, social systems, moral problems, and diversity and ethical decision making are discussed.

Aid Code: 10 - Associate Degree.
Credits: 3

TermCRNCourseDaysDatesTimesInstructorCampus
Fall 201729931504-922W08/23/2017 - 12/13/20179:00am - 11:50amLane, P.Central
Fall 201729932504-92208/23/2017 - 12/18/2017NETPurcell, K.Internet
Fall 201729933504-922W08/23/2017 - 12/13/20176:00pm - 8:50pmPurcell, K.Central

504-923 Criminal Procedure

This course explores the history and development of criminal procedural law with the Bill of Rights as the foundation. Students will analyze constitutional procedures for detention/arrest, search & seizure, and legally obtained statements by examing related court decisions.

Aid Code: 10 - Associate Degree.
Credits: 3

TermCRNCourseDaysDatesTimesInstructorCampus
Fall 201729935504-923M08/28/2017 - 12/18/20176:00pm - 8:50pmPurcell, K.Central
Fall 201729936504-923F08/25/2017 - 12/15/20179:00am - 11:50amLane, P.Central
Fall 201751046504-92308/23/2017 - 12/18/2017NETPurcell, K.Internet

504-924 Substantive Criminal Law

This course discusses the creation and application of substantive criminal law. Includes the nature and origins of criminal law, elements of criminal liability, the doctrine of complicity, uncompleted crimes, defenses to criminal liability, and the elements of crimes against persons, habitation, property and public order.

Aid Code: 10 - Associate Degree.
Credits: 3

504-925 Interview and Interrogation

This course familiarizes the student with the various components of everyday professional communication as well as effective interviewing of victims, witnesses, and suspects.

Aid Code: 10 - Associate Degree.
Credits: 3

504-926 Juvenile Justice System

In this course, learners will describe ways in which the juvenile justice system fits into the criminal justice system (Law Enforcement, Court, Corrections) as a whole. Historical perspectives, theories of delinquency, application of best practices, and current trends will be discussed and applied throughout this course.

Aid Code: 10 - Associate Degree.
Credits: 3

TermCRNCourseDaysDatesTimesInstructorCampus
Fall 201729938504-926T08/29/2017 - 12/12/20176:00pm - 8:50pmLane, P.Central
Fall 201729939504-92608/23/2017 - 12/18/2017NETLane, P.Internet
Fall 201729940504-926M08/28/2017 - 12/18/20179:00am - 11:50amLane, P.Central

504-927 Introductory Report Writing

This course is designed to supply the student with a working knowledge of the purposes and the acceptable principles of criminal justice report writing. Attention is given to the improvement of spelling, sentence structure, punctuation, and vocabulary. Emphasis is placed on the report narrative as a powerful investigative tool and its position in the criminal justice system.

Aid Code: 10 - Associate Degree.
Restrictions: Restricted to students admitted to Criminal Justice-Law Enforce, Criminal Justice Studies Programs.
Credits: 3
Pre-requisites: (504-922 or 504-900 or 504-100) and (504-923 or 504-901 or 504-136) and (504-924 or 504-902 or 504-121) and (504-925 or 504-903 or 504-118) and (801-195 or 801-136)

TermCRNCourseDaysDatesTimesInstructorCampus
Fall 201729943504-927R08/24/2017 - 12/14/20179:00am - 11:50amLane, P.Central
Fall 201729944504-927R08/24/2017 - 12/14/20176:00pm - 8:50pmPurcell, K.Central

504-928 Criminal Investigation Strategies

Students will be exposed to common investigative strategies for the initial responding officer when handling crimes related to domestic violence, sexual assault, death, and crimes against children. Effectively dealing with victims of crime is also emphasized.

Aid Code: 10 - Associate Degree.
Credits: 3

504-929 Policing and Crime Prevention

This course will examine the role and effectiveness of the police in controlling crime in our communities. We will explore the theoretical relationship between communities and crime and we will examine the relative effectiveness of community policing, problem-oriented policing, and various street-level approaches to crime prevention and crime control.

Aid Code: 10 - Associate Degree.
Credits: 3

TermCRNCourseDaysDatesTimesInstructorCampus
Fall 201729947504-929T08/29/2017 - 12/12/20171:00pm - 3:50pmLane, P.Central

504-938

Students learn and incorporate knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary for effective police field services. The course addresses effective communication on the street, methods of enforcement and statutes related to traffic law enforcement, responding to crimes in progress, and initial responsibilities of patrol officers.

Aid Code: 10 - Associate Degree.
Restrictions: Restricted to students admitted to Criminal Justice-Law Enforce, Criminal Justice Studies Programs.
Credits: 3

504-939

In this course learners will understand and describe how juvenile offenders depend on their families and community resources in order to lead a crime free lifestyle. Historical perspectives, theories on delinquency, application of best practices, and current trends will be discussed and applied throughout this course.

Aid Code: 10 - Associate Degree.
Restrictions: Restricted to students admitted to Criminal Justice-Law Enforce, Criminal Justice Studies Programs.
Credits: 3

TermCRNCourseDaysDatesTimesInstructorCampus
Fall 201750362504-939R08/24/2017 - 12/14/20176:00pm - 8:50pmHoward, C.Central

504-940

In this course, students will learn all aspects of voluntary and court ordered placements of juvenile offenders in residential, detention and correctional facilities. Staffing, operations and politics of both public and private agencies will be discussed, focusing on treatment versus punishment and detention issues.

Aid Code: 10 - Associate Degree.
Restrictions: Restricted to students admitted to Criminal Justice-Law Enforce, Criminal Justice Studies Programs.
Credits: 3

504-941

This course will provide an overview of the history and philosophy of probation and parole. Also included is the organization and operation of probation and parole agencies as particular segments of the criminal justice system. A review and evaluation of the state of our prisons and their relationship to probation and, particularly, parole is included. The various roles of probation and parole officers and a review of community corrections in managing offender treatment, rehabilitation and reintergration are covered in this course.

Aid Code: 10 - Associate Degree.
Restrictions: Restricted to students admitted to Criminal Justice-Law Enforce, Criminal Justice Studies Programs.
Credits: 3

504-942

This course consists of field experience in one of several juvenile correctional environments that could involve group homes, juvenile diversion, secure detention or a combination thereof.

Aid Code: 10 - Associate Degree.
Restrictions: Restricted to students admitted to Criminal Justice-Law Enforce, Criminal Justice Studies Programs.
Credits: 3
Pre-requisites: (504-931) and (504-932)
Co-requisites: (504-933) or (504-912) or (504-119)