LAWE2300 Tactical Driving for Law Enforcement Students

This course will introduce Law Enforcement students to basic defensive and emergency driving techniques. The student will be able to demonstrate techniques of operating a Law Enforcement vehicle in both emergency and non-emergency modes while avoiding accidents despite the actions of others. This class will be presented in both lecture and demonstration of skills. Students will demonstrate backing in cornering situations, long distance higher speed backing techniques and tight maneuvering exercises. There will be exercises that show basic evasive and collision avoidance driving techniques. The skid control portion is designed to show the student how to steer out of a skid. It will also emphasize proper recovery techniques with the use of accelerator, steering inputs and use of brakes. This class is taught at a location to be determined; it is a two day, 16 hour program and is graded pass/fail.

Credits

0

Prerequisite

Admission into the Law Enforcement Program

Course Requirements and Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Learning Outcomes

The following goals will be addressed in the course.

Text and References

A list of textbooks required for this course is available at the bookstore.

Course Scheduling

The scheduled hours of instruction include sixteen hours for each lecture credit, thirty two hours for each lab credit and forty hours for each credit of supervised occupational experience (SOE). Lecture credit may include formal or impromptu lectures, demonstrations or discussions with the entire class or with small groups or individuals. Refer to the Credit Details section of this course outline for the credit breakdown.

Accommodations Statement

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