2022-2023 Academic Catalog 
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2022-2023 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CRJU 216 - Defensive Tactics

4 CR
This course is designed to train police academy students on how to deal with verbal and physical resistance while adhering to both state and federal case law. Emphasis will be placed de-escalation techniques, Use of Force guidelines, pressure point control techniques defensive counterstrikes, weapon retention, use of non-lethal weapons and ground control. 

Additional Information: Program Director approval required.
Course Learning Outcomes:
  1. Verbally communicate with an uncooperative subject.                                                         
  2. Apply the appropriate tactics and techniques to achieve subject control during arrest and confrontational situations.
  3. Write a well-written report that documents the officers Use of Force and the totality of the circumstances.