LWE 216 - Traffic Enforcement & Invest

Course Description

Traffic Enforcement and Investigation will include traffic control enforcement, the law and prosecution of operating under the influence of alcohol. Student must be registered with LWE coordinator prior to class enrollment. Group 2 course.

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Required Prerequisites

Must be approved by MCOLES and registered with the Director of the Police Academy prior to enrollment.

General Education Outcomes supported by this course

Critical Thinking - Direct

Course Learning Outcomes

  • Describe traffic laws and civil responsibilities in the State of Michigan.
  • Students will identify the related legal issues governing Michigan Roadways.
  • Articulate the application of the Michigan Compiled laws and the UD-10 reporting system for accident reporting.
  • Employ methods of evaluating traffic stop scenarios and performing high risk traffic stops.
  • Explain department and society's expectations in traffic enforcement while on duty.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in driving through the use of course material, scenarios, and vehicle operation through a timed course.
Human Dimension:
  • Articulate how to use knowledge gained from the course in regards to; vehicle use, force continuum, and the appropriate driving responses based on a risk/reward system.
  • See him/herself as an officer.
Caring - Civic Learning:
  • Describe the role that stress has in policing and being able to determine risk / reward in vehicle pursuits and stops.
  • Correlate the expectations of citizens within their jurisdiction with traffic law to determine the best response to traffic concerns.
Learning How to Learn:
  • Identify their best learning modality.
  • Critique real-life situations based on course concepts.