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

CRJU 223 - Speed Measurement Enforcement

2 CR
This course is designed to prepare the Law Enforcement Officer with the skills necessary to operate both radar and lidar speed measurement devices, conduct safe and proper traffic stops, applying related case law and testifying in traffic court proceedings. 

Course Learning Outcomes:
  1. Develop, evaluate, and assess the association between excessive speed and highway crashes, injuries, and deaths and how speed enforcement can influence highway safety.       
  2. Develop, evaluate, and demonstrate knowledge on how the speed measurement instrument is used, calibrated, and verified along with its major components.
  3. Effectively testify in court and have working knowledge of relative case law and how it is applies to department police as well as the Michigan Vehicle Code.
  4. Conduct traffic stops in a multitude of situations using due caution for the safety of the public.