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2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
2020-2021 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CRJU 230 - Firearms Training 1

1 CR
This course is designed to prepare the police academy student to safely use a variety of firearms as mandated by the Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards (MCOLES). Participants will develop the knowledge and critical thinking skills necessary to make proper and legal decisions regarding the use of deadly force. Emphasis will be placed on understanding the weapon(s) functionality and purpose, nomenclature, reporting incidents, courtroom testimony and appropriate response to conflict while on- or off-duty.

Additional Information: Program Director approval required.
Course Learning Outcomes:
  1. Students will explain how case law is applied to firearms use.
  2. Students will have a working knowledge of firearms and range safety.
  3. Students will be able to show proper care and maintenance for firearms.