Oct 03, 2022  
Course/Program Inventory 
Course/Program Inventory

CRMJ 1370 - Officer Survival

Credit hours: 3

Course Description:
A study of the basics of police work needed to survive both mentally and physically. Topics include basic officer survival tactics and techniques, proper survival techniques used during field interviews, unknown risk calls, and traffic stops. Provides a working knowledge of survival skills used during domestic calls, crimes in progress, and high-risk traffic stops.

Student Learning Outcomes:
Students will be able to:

  1. Understand the role of the police officer in the community.
  2. Demonstrate what activities officers typically engage in while on patrol.
  3. Understand the terminology of “routine patrol” and the dander of its acceptance.
  4. Understand how to defend against weapons including edged weapons.
  5. Demonstrate weapon retention and the mechanics of arrest.