SRJC Course Outlines

9/21/2021 7:29:38 PMAJ 361 Course Outline as of Spring 2016

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  AJ 361Title:  LAW ENFORCE SUPERVISOR  
Full Title:  Law Enforcement Supervisor Techniques
Last Reviewed:8/24/2015

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum2.00Lecture Scheduled6.502 max.Lecture Scheduled13.00
Minimum2.00Lab Scheduled33.502 min.Lab Scheduled67.00
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total40.00 Contact Total80.00
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  26.00Total Student Learning Hours: 106.00 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Non-Applicable
Grading:  P/NP Only
Repeatability:  21 - Legally Mandated Repetition
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  AJ 215.1

Catalog Description:
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This course will provide the necessary training for supervisors of public safety agencies as mandated by the California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) and Standards and Training for Corrections (STC).  This course will address leadership styles, supervision techniques, motivation, communication, problem solving and discipline issues.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:
Show proof of completion of basic police academy or equivalent.

Schedule of Classes Information
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This course will provide the necessary training for supervisors of public safety agencies as mandated by the California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) and Standards and Training for Corrections (STC).  This course will address leadership styles, supervision techniques, motivation, communication, problem solving and discipline issues.
(P/NP Only)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:
Limits on Enrollment:Show proof of completion of basic police academy or equivalent.
Transfer Credit:
Repeatability:21 - Legally Mandated Repetition

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Not Certificate/Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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1.   Explain the role of the supervisor in a public safety organization.
2.   Demonstrate ethical leadership and supervision practices in a public safety environment.
3.   Explain legal responsibility regarding proper implementation of policy and procedures.
 

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Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
1. Identify the role of a public safety supervisor.
2. Demonstrate effective communication skills.
3. Identify ethical standards in relation to supervisory conduct.
4. Identify the legal responsibilities of supervision.

Topics and Scope
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  1.  Elements of Supervision
        a. Expectations, duties, and image
        b. Ethics of the profession
        c. Legal and moral issues
        d. Responsibilities and liabilities
 2.  Role and Responsibilities of Supervisor
        a. Psychological aspects of supervision
        b. Motivation of employees
        c. Employee complaints and grievances
        d. Discipline and morale
        e. Leadership
        f.  Performance evaluations
        g. Performance improvement plans
 3. Employee Relations
        a. Agency policies
        b. Employee bargaining agreements
        c. Applicable laws
  4. Communication
        a. Verbal and non-verbal
        b. Active listening
        c. Conflict resolution
        d. Dealing with media
 5. Counseling
        a. Types
        b. Goals and expectations
        c. Documentation

Assignments:
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1. In class reading (4-5 pages daily)
2. Performance Improvement Plan (PIP)
3. Performance Evaluation
4. Class presentation of a supervisory skill
5. Scenarios (3-5)
6. Mandatory attendance and participation

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
5 - 15%
Performance Improvement Plan, Performance Evaluation
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
10 - 20%
Scenarios
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
20 - 30%
Presentation
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
0 - 0%
None
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
50 - 60%
Must meet POST & STC attendance and participation regulation. Assigned reading assignment(s).


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Instructor prepared materials

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