May 26, 2020
2017-2018 Catalog and Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]
Law Enforcement Science, AAS
Upon completion of an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Law Enforcement Science, a student will be able to:
Science & Technology
- Utilize current technology during investigations.
- Demonstrate the ethical usage of current technology.
- Reconstruct crime scenes utilizing current technology.
- Demonstrate safe and effective use of less-than-lethal and lethal weapons technology.
- Demonstrate an ability to locate and apply relevant law to alleged offender conduct.
- Manage patrol time to achieve departmental objectives.
- Understand and apply uses of force in a constitutional manner.
Problem Solving/Critical Thinking
- Cooperate with other law enforcement agencies to effectively investigate criminal activity.
- Identify relevant crime-scene facts and secure evidence.
- Apply constitutional standards to investigative situation.
- Understand and apply community-oriented policing strategies.
- Apply law with proper discretion.
- Respond appropriately to crisis situations.
- Demonstrate flexibility and adaptability.
- Represent State’s power through proper uniform wear.
- Active in professional organizations.
- Continue life-long learning.
- Utilize proper discretion on- and off-duty.
- Demonstrate dignity and respect when dealing with public and colleagues.
- Respect cultural diversity.
- Exhibit tolerance, compassion, equality, honesty, and integrity.
- Communicate professionally with law enforcement team.
- Communicate professionally with the public.
- Testify professionally.
- Prepare clear, factual reports.
- Maintain accurate records.
- Communicate professionally with other people in the criminal-justice system.
- Network with community agencies.
- Conduct research of relevant law.
- Read and understand case law.