Certificate Course Description: CJD 0761

CJD 0761 Criminal Justice Legal II
Prerequisites: CJD 0704, CJD 0760, be at least 19 years of age, have a valid drivers license, be an American citizen, complete the TABE (FCCJ entrance exam), a medical examination, a polygraph test, drug screening, background investigation, physical performance test, oral interview and be sponsored by a law enforcement agency or FCCJ. This course covers constitutional law and its application to the public and officers. Law, including evidence procedures, arrest law, search and seizure, and various statutory laws that are common to police and correctional officers are studied. Emphasis is given to elements of various crimes. Various civil laws applications are also covered. Civil and criminal liability of officers is studied.