CJ 250B Capstone: Regulations & Communication

The second of two capstone courses in the Criminal Justice Department. The first half of this course will feature speakers from various law enforcement and corrections agencies; review of Oregon statutory law and Oregon Administrative Rules as they relate to law enforcement and corrections professionals; examination of the Oregon Physical Agility Test (ORPAT); background investigations; OSHA and general workplace safety; dealing with the public, and; legal liability of law enforcement and corrections professionals. The second half of this course is designed to assess and improve writing skills and to provide instruction on writing professional police reports, memoranda, and documents used in the courtroom. May be taken concurrently with CJ 250A. This course must be passed with a grade of CΝ or better.




Prerequisite: WR 121 English Composition with a grade of C or better.


Lower Division Transfer (LDT) Course


Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
Describe those events that disqualify an applicant from work as a law enforcement and corrections professional. Describe the scope of job responsibilities for various law enforcement and corrections jobs. Describe the types of legal liability faced by law enforcement and corrections professionals and the nature of the liability that may be imposed on employing agencies as a result of individual professional misconduct. Model successful strategies for dealing with difficult members of the public. Demonstrate an understanding of the federal, state and local statutes and rules governing the law enforcement profession.