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Police Academy


Southwest Indiana Law Enforcement Academy

Basic Curriculum

March 2010

Course Number 2010-08

 

 SECTION 1:  ADMINISTRATION
1. Registration 1 HR
2. Entrance Processing/Opening Remarks/Course Review 1 HR
3. Study Techniques/Resource Center 1 HR
4. Physical Education/Nutrition 2 HRS
5.Final Exam Review 2 HRS
6. Graduation Rehearsal 3 HRS
7. Graduation 1 HR
8. dinistrative Matters 2 HRS
9. Public Speaking 1 HR
10. Critique 1 HR
TOTAL: 15 HRS

 

SECTION 2:  CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND RELATED MATTERS
1. Intoduction to Criminal Justice 2 HRS
2. Ethics 3 HRS
3. Jurisdictions 1 HR
4. Law Enforcement Communications 1 HR
5. Victim/Witness Assistance 1 HR
6. Severe Weather Warnings 1 HR
7. Terrorism/Homland Security 4 HRS
8. Assisting Agencies 1 HR
TOTAL: 14 HRS

 

SECTION 3:  HUMAN BEHAVIOR
1. Introduction to Human Behavior 1 HR
2. Elderly Abuse/Endangered Adult 1 HR
3. Special Persons/Mentally ILL 6 HRS
4. Deaf Awareness 1 HR
5. Autism 1 HR
6. Domestc Violence (4) 11 HRS
7. Sexual Assault 1 HR
8. child Abuse 2 HRS
9. Child Molestation 1 HR
10. SIDS 1 HR
11. Juveniles 3 HRS
12. Hate Crimes 1 HR
13. Street Level Spanish 14 HRS
14. Human Trafficking 1 HR
15. Child Custody 1 HR
TOTAL: 46 HRS

 

SECTION 4:  PROBLEM SOLVING/OTHER ISSUES IN LAW ENFORCEMENT
1. Community Policing 3 HRS
2. Cultural Awareness 2 HRs
3. Stress 3 HRS
4. Conflict Management 1 HR
5. Critical Incidents/NIMS (Includes test) 5 HRS
6. Post Shooting Trauma/Line of Duty Death 2 HRS
7. Criminal Profiling 1 HR
8. Interpersonal Communications 4 HRS
9. Gangs 2 HRS
TOTAL: 23 HRS

 

SECTION 5:                     LAW
1. Traffic Law 17 HRS
2. constitutional provisions & History 3 HRS
3. Introduction to Criminal Law 1 HR
4. Criminal Law/Search & Seizure Law/Mock Trial/Firearms Reg Review 45 HRS**
5. Criminal Law 3 HRS
6. Land Lord/Tennant Laws 1 HR
TOTAL: 70 HRS

 

SECTION 6:  TRAFFIC PROCEDURES
1. Vehicle Crash Investigations (6) 14 HRS
2. Traffic Direction and Control/UTT 1 HR
3. Alcohol and Tobacco Enforcement 2 HRS
4. Hazardous Materials 6 HRS
TOTAL: 23 HRS

 

SECTION 7:             PATROL PROCEDURES
1.Patrol Techniques 5 HRS
2. OMVWI Practical 6 HRS
3. S.T.O.P.S. (14) 24 HRS**
4. SFST 16 HRS
5. Building Searches/Active SHooter (4) 6 HRS
6. K-9 3 HRS
TOTAL: 60 HRS

 

SECTION 8:    CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION AND FORENSICSCIENCE
1. Autho Theft 1 HR
2. Crimes against Property 2 HRS
3. Bunco Fraud 2 HRS
4. Death Investigation 2 HRS
5. Interview Techniques/Custodial Interview 2 HRS
6. Explosives 2 HRS
7. Crime Scene Management 10 HRS
8. Narcotics Investigations 21 HRS
9. Theft of Preious Metals 1 HR
TOTAL: 43 HRS

 

SECTION 9:      EMERGENCY VEHICLE OPERATIONS COURSE
1. EVO Classroom 7 HRS
2. EVO Practical 28 HRS
TOTAL: 35 HRS

 

SECTION 10:   EMS AWARENESS
1. First Responder- CPR/Heimlich Maneuver 11 HRS
2. Suicide Management 1 HR
TOTAL: 12 HRS

 

SECTION 11:  DEFENSIVE TACTICS
1. Chemical Agents (2) 3 HRS
2. Defensive Attacks (42) 45 HRS
TOTAL: 48 HRS

 

SECTION 12:  FIREARMS
1. Firearms Instruction (Includes Exam) 20 HRS
2. Shotgun Range (4) 8 HRS
3. Firarms Range (2) 65 HRS
4. Firearms Qualification (4) 4 HRS
TOTAL: 97 HRS

 

SECTION 13:  POLICE SKILLS
1. Report Writing 16 HRS
2. Water Safety (4) 4 HRS
3. Photography 1 HR
TOTAL: 21 HRS

 

SECTION 14:  PHYSICAL CONDITIONING
1. Physical Training (3 hrs x 12) 12 HRS
2. Physical Assessment 2 HRS
TOTAL: 14 HRS

 

SECTION 15:  EXAMINATIONS
1. SWILEA Entrance Exam 1 HR
2. Traffic Law Exam 1 HR
3. Criminal Law Exam 2 HRS
4. Human Behavior Exam 1 HR
5. Vehicle Crash Exam 1 HR
6. Criminal Justice Exam 1 HR
7. Defensive Tactics Exam 1 HR
8. Comprehensive Exam 2 HRS
9. S.T.O.P.S. Exam 1 HR
10. Physical Education Exam 1 HR
11. Criminal Investigations Exam 1 HR
TOTAL: 13 HRS

 

AREA TOTALS:
1. Administration 15 HRS
2. Criminal Justice and Relatd Matters 17 HRS
3. Human Behavior 46 HRS
4. Problem Solving/other issues in LE 23 HRS
5. Law 70 HRS
6. Traffic Procedures 23 HRS
7. Patrol Procedures 60 HRS
8. Criminal Investigation and Forensic Science 43 HRS
9. Emergency Vehicle Operations 35 HRS
10. EMS Awareness 12 HRS
11. Defensive Tactics 48 HRS
12. Firearms 97 HRS
13. Police Skills 21 HRS
14 Physical Conditioning 14 HRS
15. Examinations 13 HRS
TOTAL:
*() indicates practical hours for that subject
533 HRS
37 HOURS will be devoted to Field Days  
TOTAL FOR CURRICULUM: 571 HRS