Law Enforcement (CJLE)

CJLE 1174
Current Events in Law Enforcement

CRT HRS:1   LEC HRS:1   LAB HRS:0   OTH HRS:0

This course is designed to provide students with the opportunity to discuss and explore local, national, and international topics relating to current issues and trends in the law enforcement field. Topics include, but are not limited to, drug trafficking organizations, case law, news media events, social issues, and technology.

Prerequisite: None.

CJLE 1249
Intermediate Arrest, Search and Seizure

CRT HRS:2   LEC HRS:2   LAB HRS:0   OTH HRS:0

This course discusses probable cause; detention and arrest; exceptions to search warrant requirements; principles of preparing valid search warrants; pretrial suppression hearings; and civil liability for improper arrests, searches, and seizures.

Prerequisite: None.

CJLE 1259
Intermediate Spanish for Law Enforcement

CRT HRS:2   LEC HRS:2   LAB HRS:0   OTH HRS:0

This course covers practical Spanish communication skills for law enforcement. It meets the requirements as established by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCLEOSE) Course #2110.

Prerequisite: None.

CJLE 1303
Basic Telecommunication Certification

CRT HRS:3   LEC HRS:3   LAB HRS:0   OTH HRS:0

This course provides information about Law Enforcement functions, history of public safety communications, federal laws regulating public safety communications, radio communication systems, radio operations, fire and EMS dispatch considerations, telephone operations, law enforcement information systems, communication records, logs and documentation, legal issues, emergency management, police emergency situations, 9-1-1/computer aided dispatch, media relations, stress management, and crisis intervention. This is also a required course for law enforcement telecommunication personnel prior to completion of 12 months of service.

Prerequisite: Program Chair approval.

CJLE 1325
Criminal Justice Survey

CRT HRS:3   LEC HRS:3   LAB HRS:0   OTH HRS:0

This course provides an overview of criminal justice agencies with an emphasis on preparation for law enforcement licensure.

Prerequisite: None.

CJLE 1327
Interviewing and Report Writing for CJ Professions

CRT HRS:3   LEC HRS:2   LAB HRS:4   OTH HRS:0

This course provides instruction and skill development in interviewing, note-taking, and report writing in the criminal justice context. It also includes the development of skills to conduct investigations by interviewing witnesses, victims, and suspects properly. This course also focuses on the organization of information regarding incidents into effective written reports.

Prerequisite: None.

CJLE 1333
Traffic Law and Investigations

CRT HRS:3   LEC HRS:2   LAB HRS:4   OTH HRS:0

This course includes instruction in the basic principles of traffic control, traffic law enforcement, court procedures, and traffic law with an emphasis on the need for a professional approach in dealing with traffic law violators and the police role in accident investigation and traffic supervision.

Prerequisite: COSC 1301, MATH Elective.

CJLE 1345
Intermediate Crime Scene Investigation

CRT HRS:3   LEC HRS:2   LAB HRS:2   OTH HRS:0

The topics in this course include objectives, preparations, procedures, and methods of crime scene search; value of crime scene sketches and their relationship to crime scene photographs; fingerprints as physical evidence, fingerprint identification and classification, types of impressions and techniques for locating and developing impressions. This course satisfies Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCLEOSE) Course #2106.

Prerequisite: CJLE 1249, CJLE 1333.

CJLE 1374
Stress Management for Law Enforcement Officers

CRT HRS:3   LEC HRS:3   LAB HRS:0   OTH HRS:0

This course is an overview of stress in the law enforcement profession. It is designed to provide the student with concepts related to stress, such as causes and consequences, reduction and management.

Prerequisite: None.

CJLE 1429
Basic Peace Officer V

CRT HRS:4   LEC HRS:2   LAB HRS:7   OTH HRS:0

This is a supplemental course taken in conjunction with Basic Peace Officer Courses I, II, III, and IV. This course satisfies or exceeds the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCLEOSE) approved Basic Peace Officer Academy Course #1000. **THIS COURSE MAY BE OFFERED ONLY BY INSTITUTIONS LICENSED AS A POLICE ACADEMY BY TCLEOSE.**

Prerequisite: CJLE 1524.

CJLE 1506
Basic Peace Officer I

CRT HRS:5   LEC HRS:3   LAB HRS:7   OTH HRS:0

This course provides basic preparation for a new peace officer. This course should be taken in conjunction with Basic Peace Officer Courses II, III, IV, and V (supplement) to satisfy the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCLEOSE) approved Basic Peace Officer Training Academy. **THIS COURSE MAY BE OFFERED ONLY BY INSTITUTIONS LICENSED AS A POLICE ACADEMY BY TCLEOSE.**

Prerequisite: None.

CJLE 1512
Basic Peace Officer II

CRT HRS:5   LEC HRS:3   LAB HRS:7   OTH HRS:0

This course provides basic preparation for a new peace officer. This course should be taken in conjunction with Basic Peace Officer Courses I, III, IV, and V (supplement) to satisfy the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCLEOSE) approved Basic Peace Officer Training Academy. **THIS COURSE MAY BE OFFERED ONLY BY INSTITUTIONS LICENSED AS A POLICE ACADEMY BY TCLEOSE.**

Prerequisite: CJLE 1506.

CJLE 1518
Basic Peace Officer III

CRT HRS:5   LEC HRS:3   LAB HRS:7   OTH HRS:0

This course provides basic preparation for a new peace officer. This course should be taken in conjunction with Basic Peace Officer Courses I, II, IV, and V (supplement) to satisfy the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCLEOSE) approved Basic Peace Officer Training Academy. **THIS COURSE MAY BE OFFERED ONLY BY INSTITUTIONS LICENSED AS A POLICE ACADEMY BY TCLEOSE.**

Prerequisite: CJLE 1512.

CJLE 1524
Basic Peace Officer IV

CRT HRS:5   LEC HRS:3   LAB HRS:7   OTH HRS:0

This course provides basic preparation for a new peace officer. This course should be taken in conjunction with Basic Peace Officer Courses I, II, III, and V (supplement) to satisfy the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCLEOSE) approved Basic Peace Officer Training Academy. **THIS COURSE MAY BE OFFERED ONLY BY INSTITUTIONS LICENSED AS A POLICE ACADEMY BY TCLEOSE.**

Prerequisite: CJLE 1518.

CJLE 2168
Practicum

CRT HRS:1   LEC HRS:0   LAB HRS:0   OTH HRS:7

This course provides practical, general workplace training supported by an individualized learning plan developed by the employer, college and student.

Prerequisite: CJLE 1345, CJLE 2345.

CJLE 2345
Vice and Narcotics Investigation

CRT HRS:3   LEC HRS:2   LAB HRS:4   OTH HRS:0

This course provides classifications of commonly used narcotics, dangerous drugs, gambling, sex crimes, fraud, gangs, and investigative techniques. It includes proper interdiction procedures and techniques.

Prerequisite: CRIJ 1310 or CJSA 1327, CJLE 1345.