CJK: Crim Justice Institute
CJK 0001. INTRODUCTION TO LAW ENFORCEMENT.
This course provides an overview of the academy program and the Criminal Justice system in Florida.
CJK 0012. LAW ENFORCEMENT LEGAL.
This course provides instruction on the history of the American legal system. Constitutional law, search and seizure, law of arrest, elements of crimes, civil and criminal liability, and it application to the public and officers are examined.
CJK 0013. INTERACTIONS IN A DIVERSE COMMUNITY.
This course provides information on communication barriers which occur because of cultural differences or unclear expression. Crisis intervention and the special considerations required when interacting with individuals who have physical or developmental disabilities, mental illness or impairments is also covered.
CJK 0014. INTERVIEWING AND REPORT WRITING.
This course concentrates on note-taking, interviewing, report principles and mechanics.
CJK 0020. LAW ENFORCMENT VEHICLE OPERATIONS..
The components of the police driving environment are explored.
Practical exercises are conducted on the driving range.
CJK 0031. FIRST AID FOR CRIMINAL JUSTICE OFFICERS.
This course prepares prospective officers to apply first aid knowledge and techniques to emergency situations. Adult, child and infant CPR is included.
CJK 0040. CRIMINAL JUSTICE FIREARMS..
This course provides instruction in the use of handgun, shotgun, and rifle. Safety procedures and ammunition use are also covered. Practical exercises are conducted on the firing range.
CJK 0051. CMS CRIMINAL JUSTICE DEFENSIVE TACTICS.
This course of instruction includes the techniques used for an officer's personal safety and those necessary to subdue, search, and transport resisting individuals. The use of restraining devices, impact weapons, and pressure points are covered.
CJK 0064. FUNDAMENTALS OF PATROL.
This course examines the techniques and tactics that officers use while on patrol to include Community Oriented Policing, officer safety and survival skills, and basic instruction on responding to calls and making an arrest.
CJK 0065. CALLS FOR SERVICE.
This course examines the more common non-criminal and criminal calls for service that an officer may encounter ranging from performing security checks to alleged violation of criminal law.
CJK 0077. LAW ENFORCEMENT CRIMINAL INVESTIGATIONS.
The student will learn methods for investigating various crimes, including domestic violence, child abuse, elderly abuse, missing persons, human trafficking, robbery, burglary, narcotics and death.
CJK 0078. FROM CRIME SCENE TO COURTROOM.
This course focuses on the officer's role upon arriving at an incident or crime scene. The topics covered include processing the crime scene, obtaining information about what happened and participation in the prosecution process until the case is resolved.
CJK 0084. LAW ENFORCEMENT DUI TRAFFIC STOPS.
This course provides an overview of the DUI problem, DUI detection, drug- impaired driving, the Standardized Field Sobriety Tests, and DUI report writing. Legal issues regarding DUI traffic stops are also discussed.
CJK 0087. LAW ENFORCEMENT TRAFFIC STOPS.
The student will learn legal issues and traffic law, professional traffic stops and discriminatory profiling, unknown risks of traffic stops, and the identification, initiation, and application of tactical approaches to high risk traffic stops.
CJK 0088. LAW ENFORCEMENT TRAFFIC CRASH INVESTIGATIONS.
Traffic accident investigation, scene management, evidence handling, and reporting procedures are reviewed.
CJK 0092. CRITICAL INCIDENTS.
This course provides an overview of the law enforcement techniques and tactics employed in confronting large scale or critical incidents including active shooters, natural disasters, hazardous material exposure and explosive devices.
CJK 0096. CRIMINAL JUSTICE OFFICER PHYSICAL FITNESS.
The student will participate in various physical exercises, including stretching, calisthenics, and running in preparation for Defensive Tactics Training.
CJK 0240. LAW ENFORCEMENT AUXILIARY INTRODUCTION.
This course provides an overview of basic administrative, legal, communications, and human issues for students seeking a position as a Law Enforcement Volunteer, and is a prerequisite course for certification as a Law Enforcement Auxiliary Officer.
CJK 0241. LAW ENFORCEMENT AUX PATROL AND TRAFFIC.
This course provides an overview of patrol techniques, crowd control, traffic stops, and traffic crash investigations for students seeking a position as a law enforcement volunteer, and is a prerequisite course for certification for a Law Enforcement Auxiliary Officer.
CJK 0242. LAW ENFORCEMENT AUXILIARY INVESTIGATIONS.
This course provides an overview of basic criminal investigations for students seeking a position as a law enforcement volunteer, and is a prerequisite course for certification for a Law Enforcement Auxiliary Officer.
CJK 0300. INTRODUCTION TO CORRECTIONS.
This course provides an overview of the correctional academy program and the Criminal Justice System in Florida.
CJK 0305. COMMUNICATIONS.
The student will learn the report writing process from the interview, statement taking, note taking, and the final report product. Interpersonal communication skills are covered along with use of telecommunications.
CJK 0310. OFFICER SAFETY.
This course covers potential situations that may occur in a correctional facility and which action should be taken. Topics such as location and control of contraband and facility identification policies will be discussed.
CJK 0315. FACILITY AND EQUIPMENT.
An overview of daily operations within a correctional facility. Topics include: security and hazardous equipment identification, and storage procedures.
CJK 0320. INTAKE AND RELEASE.
This course provides instruction on topics not limited to inmate intake procedures, fingerprinting, inmate security levels, and legal issues involved in criminal history information.
CJK 0325. SUPERVISING IN A CORRECTIONAL FACILITY.
This course is designed to provide an overview of the supervisory role within a correctional facility, including aspects of daily operations, the disciplinary process, safety, security, and treatment of inmates.
CJK 0330. SUPERVISING SPECIAL POPULATIONS.
This course is designed to provide an overview of the supervisory role in a correctional facility among inmates categorized as special population. Topics include: supervising a housing unit, officer safety and professionalism, and inmate care, custody, and control.
CJK 0335. RESPONDING TO INCIDENTS AND EMERGENCIES.
This course prepares students for potential types of emergency situations that may occur within a correctional facility and examines the actions that should be taken. Topics include but are not limited to: hazardous materials, riots, bomb threats, and man-made and natural disasters.
CJK 0340. OFFICER WELLNESS AND PHYSICAL ABILITIES FOR CORRECTIONAL OFFICERS.
The student will participate in various physical exercises, including stretching, calisthenics and running in preparation for Defense Tactics Training.
CJK 0393. CROSS-OVER PROGRAM UPDATES.
This course is for instructors to deliver expanded or updated instruction on curriculum topics contained in this cross-over program, e.g., new techniques, high liability area or application of relevant case law.
CJK 0422. DART FIRING STUN GUN.
This course will introduce the student to the basics of the dart-firing stun gun and provide the fundamental knowledge on this emerging tool in Criminal Justice.