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Major: 5991N
Effective Term: 2021 Fall   

Award: CCL  
Total Credits: 40
CIP Code: 43.0107

Instructional Council: Administration of Justice Studies (01)
GPA: 2.00
SOC Code: Upon completion of this certificate, students may pursue a career as:
33-3021.00 Detectives and Criminal Investigators
33-3051.00 Police and Sheriff`s Patrol Officers
33-9021.00 Private Detectives and Investigators
33-3011.00 Bailiffs


Description: The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Law Enforcement Training Academy is designed for students wishing to pursue a career as a law enforcement officer. The student will develop skills in eight functional areas: Introduction to Law Enforcement, Law and Legal Matters, Patrol Procedures, Traffic Control, Crime Scene Management, Community and Police Relations, Report Writing, and Police Proficiency Skills. At the conclusion of this program the student will have completed all requirements of the Arizona Peace Officer Standards and Training (AzPOST) Board standards established to certify police officers in the State of Arizona.



Required Courses
AJS101 Introduction to Criminal Justice 3
AJS109 Substantive Criminal Law 3
AJS113 Criminal Justice Crime Control Policies and Practices 3
AJS151 Firearms I 1
+ AJS153 Firearms II/Handguns 1
AJS154 Firearms III/Long Weapons 1
AJS162 Domestic Violence 3
AJS201 Rules of Evidence 3
AJS205 Effective Communication and Report Writing in Criminal Justice 3
AJS210 Constitutional Law 3
AJS215 Criminalistics: Physical Evidence 3
AJS230 The Police Function 3
AJS260 Procedural Criminal Law 3
AJS270 Community Relations 3
AJS275 Criminal Investigation I 3
AJS290BN Courtroom Testimony Seminar 1
Credits: 40

Learning Outcomes
1. Practice professional standards of policing. (AJS101, AJS113, AJS201, AJS205, AJS210, AJS215, AJS230, AJS260, AJS270, AJS275, AJS290BN)
2. Apply the principles and processes of law and legal matters to policing. (AJS101, AJS109, AJS113, AJS151, AJS153, AJS154, AJS162, AJS201, AJS205, AJS210, AJS215, AJS230, AJS260, AJS275, AJS290BN)
3. Apply principles of patrol procedures to maintain best practices of contemporary policing. (AJS101, AJS113, AJS151, AJS153, AJS154, AJS162, AJS201, AJS210, AJS215, AJS230, AJS260, AJS270, AJS275, AJS290BN)
4. Demonstrate proficiency in conducting practical investigations in traffic collisions, traffic direction, and impaired driver cases. (AJS101, AJS201, AJS205, AJS210, AJS215, AJS230, AJS260, AJS275, AJS290BN)
5. Apply principles of law and best practices to criminal investigations and crime scene management. (AJS101, AJS109, AJS162, AJS201, AJS205, AJS210, AJS215, AJS230, AJS260, AJS270, AJS275, AJS290BN)
6. Collaborate with others to establish shared vision and effective relationships. (AJS101, AJS113, AJS162, AJS230, AJS270, AJS275, AJS290BN)
7. Engage in appropriate interactions. (AJS101, AJS151, AJS153, AJS154, AJS162, AJS230, AJS270, AJS275, AJS290BN)
8. Apply aspects of mental and physical conditioning for personal safety in law enforcement activities. (AJS101, AJS230, AJS290BN)
9. Synthesize relevant sources of information to prepare comprehensive police reports. (AJS101, AJS109, AJS113, AJS162, AJS201, AJS205, AJS210, AJS215, AJS230, AJS260, AJS275, AJS290BN)
10. Demonstrate the police proficiency skills that meet the standards set forth by the Arizona Peace Officer Standards and Training Board. (AJS101, AJS151, AJS153, AJS154, AJS205, AJS210, AJS215, AJS230, AJS260, AJS275)
11. Communicate orally, visually and in writing precisely, appropriately, and effectively to varied audiences. (AJS101, AJS109, AJS113, AJS162, AJS201, AJS205, AJS210, AJS215, AJS230, AJS260, AJS270, AJS275, AJS290BN)
+ indicates course has prerequisites and/or corequisites.
++ indicates that any suffixed course may be selected.
MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date: December 8, 2020

All information published is subject to change without notice. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information presented, but based on the dynamic nature of the curricular process, course and program information is subject to change in order to reflect the most current information available.





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