Law Enforcement Skills (SKL)
Patrol Practicals covers the types and methods of patrol and factors involved in one's perception and observation of others. Factors and duties relative to patrol and basic communication systems are covered. Proper patrol techniques relative to pedestrian approaches and field interrogations are explored. Handling inebriates and crisis situations are included. This course includes knowledge and skills to preserve the peace and tranquility of the community and to protect the lives and property of the people who live in and visit that community. This course focuses on patrol functions and patrol techniques relative to beat patrol. Practical exercises are used to demonstrate safe and effective tactics. Officer survival, crime in progress, felony in progress, person searches, vehicle stops, building searches, disturbance, handcuffing, hostages, barricaded suspects, and field problems are demonstrated with examples and lecture.