Jan 17, 2022  
TCC Catalog 2021-2022 
TCC Catalog 2021-2022

CJK0264 Legal Foundations for Correctional Probation

0 credit hour(s)
Prerequisite(s): admission to FPSI program.
Students understand basic concepts of the United States Constitution and legal system, civil and criminal liability related to an officers performance of job duties. Students learn what constitutes a lawful search and seizure, lawful arrest and be able to articulate the legal justification for the use of force. Students will become familiar with levels of criminal involvement, legal rules and concepts of evidence, legal proceedings and providing testimony. Students will gain an understanding of different categories and classes of offenses, enhanced penalties and alternative sentencing and be able to interpret a scoresheet.  44 clock hours. Does not count toward A.A. and A.S. degree.