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Curriculum

Program Total Hours:200

Unit of Instruction Hours
1.0.0 ADMINISTRATIVE, HISTORY, & DEVELOPMENT OF CORRECTIONS, AND THE CORRECTIONAL OFFICER
1.1.0 ADMINISTRATIVE DETAILS, ORIENTATION, TESTING, GRADUATION 8
1.2.0 HISTORY OF LAWS AND DEVELOPMENT OF CORRECTIONS 2
1.3.0 ROLE OF THE CORRECTIONAL OFFICER IN THE NEW MILLENNIUM 2
1.4.0 SOCIOLOGY OF A CORRECTIONAL FACILITY 4
1.5.0 PHYSICAL FINTESS & NUTRITION 18
Unit of Instruction Hours
2.0.0 ETHICS AND PROFESSIONALISM
2.1.0 PROFESSIONALISM, ETHICS, AND ADMINISTRATIVE INVESTIGATIONS 4
Unit of Instruction Hours
3.0.0 CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM, LAWS, RIGHTS AND INVESTIGATIONS, TESTIFYING
3.1.0 LAW ENFORCEMENT, COURTS, AND CORRECTIONS 2
3.2.0 CONSTITUTIONAL & CIVIL RIGHTS, AND ADA 4
3.3.0 CORRECTIONAL STANDARDS 1.5
3.4.0 PRISON RAPE ELIMINATION ACT (PREA) 4
3.5.0 INVESTIGATIONS IN CORRECTIONS 2
3.6.0 PREPARATION AND PRESENTATION OF TESTIMONY 2.5
Unit of Instruction Hours
4.0.0 COMMUNICATIONS  
4.1.0 REPORT WRITING 6
4.2.0 LOG BOOKS AND RECORD KEEPING 1.5
4.3.0 RADIO AND TELEPHONE COMMUNICATIONS 1
4.4.0 BASIC COMMUNICATIONS, BODY LANGUAGE, AND IPC SKILLS 16
4.5.0 CULTURAL DIVERSITY AND AWARENESS 3
Unit of Instruction Hours
5.0.0 INMATE MANAGEMENT
5.1.0 INMATE ADMITTING AND RELEASE AND CLASSIFICATION 2
5.2.0 SECURITY AND COUNT PROCEDURES 2
5.3.0 INMATE SUPERVISION 4
5.4.0 WOMEN OFFENDERS AND CROSS-GENDER SUPERVISION 2
5.5.0 INMATE DISCIPLINE AND INMATE GRIEVANCES 2
5.6.0 INMATE HYGIENE AND FACILITY SANITATION 1
5.7.0 INMATE PROGRAMS AND SERVICES 1
Unit of Instruction Hours
6.0.0 SPECIAL MANAGEMENT INMATES
6.1.0 SEX OFFENDERS 1.5
6.2.0 HOMOSEXUAL, BISEXUAL, AND TRANSGENDER PRISONERS 2
6.3.0 SECURITY THREAT GROUPS 4
6.4.0 MENTALLY ILL INMATES AND CRISIS INTERVENTION 6
6.5.0 DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES/DISABLED INMATES 3
6.6.0 ELDER INMATES 1
6.7.0 SUICIDAL INMATES 4
6.8.0 DOMESTIC & SEXUAL ASSAULT, AND STALKING 8
Unit of Instruction Hours
7.0.0 OFFICER SAFETY, SECURITY, AND PRACTICAL SKILLS  
7.1.0 BASIC OFFICER SAFETY AND SECURITY 3
7.2.0 SITUATIONAL USE OF FORCE 8
7.3.0 MECHANICS OF RESTRAINT AND CONTROL 24
7.4.0 CONTRABAND 2
7.5.0 AREA, CELL AND BODY SEARCHES 8
7.6.0 KEY AND TOOL CONTROL 1
7.7.0 SECURITY IN A NON-SECURE SETTING 3
7.8.0 CELL EXTRACTIONS 8
Unit of Instruction Hours
8.0.0 MEDICAL & MENTAL HEALTH
8.1.0 COMMUNICABLE DISEASES 1.5
8.2.0 DRUGS AND DRUG RECOGNITION 2
8.3.0 SUBSTANCE ABUSE AWARENESS 2
8.4.0 CORRECTIONAL OFFICER STRESS, SUBSTANCE ABUSE, AND SUICIDE 2
Unit of Instruction Hours
9.0.0 CRITICAL INCIDENT PREVENTION & MANAGEMENT
9.2.0 ASSAULTS, RIOTS, AND OTHER DISTURBANCES 2
9.3.0 HOSTAGE SITUATIONS 1.5
9.4.0 FIRE AND FIRE SAFETY 2.5
9.5.0 ESCAPES 1.5
9.6.0 UNATTENDED DEATH 1
9.7.0 CRITICAL INCIDENT STRESS AND DEBRIEFING FOR STAFF 1
TOTAL HOURS 200