2017-2018 Semester Catalog

Basic Law Enforcement (BL11) Certificate

Campus Availability and Advisement:

Program Description:

The Basic Law Enforcement certificate program provides students with the necessary skills, standards, and knowledge in order to become qualified, proficiency trained, ethical and competent peace officers in criminal justice careers. Successful completion of the program will make the student eligible to be certified as a Georgia Peace Officer.

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Entrance Requirements:

Age: Minimum of 18 years of age.

Other: Applicants must also be accepted into the academy by the Georgia Peace Officers Standards and Training Council. Requirements include a satisfactory criminal background investigation; Georgia Crime Information Center (GCIC) and National Crime Information Center (NCIC) fingerprint checks; completion of a physician’s affidavit; and a certified driver history and criminal history report.

Required Courses (42 Credit Hours)

LETA 1010Health & Life Safety for Basic Law Enforcement

2

LETA 1012Ethics and Liability for Basic Law Enforcement

2

LETA 1014Firearms Training for Basic Law Enforcement

4

LETA 1016Emergency Vehicle Operations for Basic Law Enforcement

4

LETA 1018Defensive Tactics for Basic Law Enforcement

2

LETA 1020Police Patrol Operations for Basic Law Enforcement

4

LETA 1022Methods of Criminal Investigation for Basic Law Enforcement

4

LETA 1024Criminal Law for Criminal Justice for Basic Law Enforcement

4

LETA 1026Criminal Procedure for Basic Law Enforcement

4

LETA 1028Police Traffic Control and Investigation for Basic Law Enforcement

3

LETA 1030Principles of Law Enforcement for Basic Law Enforcement

3

LETA 1032Introduction to Criminal Justice for Basic Law Enforcement

3

LETA 1034Constitutional Law for Criminal Justice for Basic Law Enforcement

3

Total Credit Hours: 42 Minimum Credit Hours for Graduation