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LE 310 Introduction to Law Enforcement Academy (Pre-Academy)

1.0 unit.
Limitations on Enrollment: Admission by application.
Acceptable for credit: D - Credit - Degree Applicable
Course Offered: Fall, Spring
Grading Method: Letter Grade Only
An orientation course designed to prepare students for the Law Enforcement Academy. A series of self-assessment activities and exercises will help students understand the Academy challenges and requirements. This course is presented in a rigorous and disciplined training environment. Students will participate in activities designed to simulate the Allan Hancock College Law Enforcement Academy to assess individual emotional, mental and physical readiness for the Academy. Students with pre-existing injuries or disabilities or who have physical, emotional or mental limitations should contact the course coordinator or college student services office for advisement.

LE 318 Traffic Collision Investigation

1.5 units.
Limitations on Enrollment: Must possess a valid driver's license.
Prerequisite: POST certified basic law enforcement academy or equivalent training as determined by the Director, Law Enforcement training. NOTE: Approval of equivalent enrollment eligibility is not a guarantee that state regulatory and licensing authorities will also grant equivalency for licensure or employment purposes.
Acceptable for credit: D - Credit - Degree Applicable
Course Offered: Fall, Spring
Grading Method: Pass/No Pass
This P.O.S.T. certified course provides field officers with advanced knowledge and skills for investigating traffic collisions. Emphasis will be upon documenting information and evidence at the collision scene. Participants will learn and demonstrate in practical simulations effective procedures for conducting preliminary traffic collision investigations. The course satisfies the mandates of California Vehicle Code 40600(a).

LE 320 Basic Law Enforcement Academy

22.5 units.
Advisories: ENGL 306 - Writing Lab ; PE 141 - Physical Fitness Laboratory

Limitations on Enrollment: Students who are not sponsored by a law enforcement agency must complete the 18 hours Pre Academy evaluation and preparation course, LE 310, to ensure that they are physically capable of safely meeting the rigorous State of California physical fitness requirements. Prior to enrollment, students must also complete an academy application packet and submit Livescan fingerprints to the California Department of Justice to verify that they can legally be issued and possess a firearm. Students must score 42 or higher on the POST PELLETB Test. Students must submit a completed California POST approved Medical History/Clearance form signed by their physician after medical examination. Additionally, students must be approved by the Law Enforcement Training Division of the Public Safety Department prior to enrolling.
Acceptable for credit: D - Credit - Degree Applicable
Course Offered: Fall, Spring
Grading Method: Letter Grade Only
This course is designed to satisfy the State of California Commission on Peace Officers Standards and Training (POST) requirements for basic law enforcement recruit training. It is presented in an environment of serious study, rigorous physical training, and strict law enforcement disciplinary procedures. The course is open to newly hired peace officers and other qualified students interested in employment as a law enforcement officer. Students who successfully complete the academy are awarded a certificate that qualifies them to be employed as law enforcement trainee by any California POST certified law enforcement agency. (F,S)

LE 329 State Hospital Peace Officer

17.0 units.
Limitations on Enrollment: Students must possess a valid driver's license; meet the state required minimum qualifications for State Hospital Peace Officer, and have a Department of Justice clearance letter to possess a firearm.
Prerequisite: LE 424 - PC 832 Arrest ; or Completion of a 40 hour arrest and control course completed at another institution, or equivalent training as determined by the Director, Law Enforcement Training. NOTE: Approval of equivalent enrollment eligibility is not a guarantee that state regulatory and licensing authorities will also grant equivalency for licensure or employment purposes.
Acceptable for credit: D - Credit - Degree Applicable
Course Offered: Fall, Spring
Grading Method: Pass/No Pass
This course delivered over fifteen weeks, provides the student with the basic knowledge and skills for entry into the on-the job training program for peace officers at state hospitals such as Atascadero State Hospital. To enroll, students need to meet the State-required minimum qualifications for employment as a State Hospital Peace Officer, completion of a 40 hour Arrest and Control Course (LE424, or equivalent at another institution), and have a Department of Justice clearance letter to possess a firearm. The course is presented in an atmosphere of serious study and standard law enforcement discipline.

LE 330 Core Custody Academy

11.0 units.
Advisories: PE 141 - Physical Fitness Laboratory ; and ENGL 306 - Writing Lab

Limitations on Enrollment: Placement into ENGL 513 or higher on the START placement exam; Students must 1) Be free of felony convictions; 2) possess a valid California Driver's License; 3) undergo a fingerprint and criminal history check; 4) be a minimum of 18 years of age; 5) be a high school graduate, pass the GED, the California High School Proficiency Examination, or have attained a two-year or four-year degree from an accredited college or university; 6) complete a medical suitability examination; and 7) complete a Personal History Statement and interview prior to start of class.
Acceptable for credit: D - Credit - Degree Applicable
Repeatable: 1.00
Course Offered: Spring
Grading Method: Letter Grade Only
The Core Custody Academy is designed to satisfy State of California Standards and Training for Corrections (STC) requirements for students wanting to be hired as a custody officer by a law enforcement agency or currently employed as such. The acronym "core" refers to the description of the job as it relates to the overall mission of the adult corrections officer job and its place in the criminal justice system and from the statewide job analysis research conducted periodically by the STC program of the California Board of State and Community Corrections. The CORE Academy is an intensive college course with para-military discipline. Students attending the academy will be academically and physically challenged, faced with solving complex problems in a stressful, disciplined and structured environment. Recruits receive basic training in many phases of custody of prisoners.

LE 341 Emergency Vehicle Operations/Non-Law Enforcement

0.5 units.
Corequisite: Enrollment in a public safety academy, or equivalent training, as determined by the Director Law Enforcement training. NOTE: Approval of equivalent enrollment eligibility is not a guarantee that state regulatory and licensing authorities will also grant equivalency for licensure or employment purposes.
Limitations on Enrollment: Must possess and show proof of a valid driver's license.
Acceptable for credit: D - Credit - Degree Applicable
Repeatable: 99.00
Course Offered: Fall
Grading Method: Pass/No Pass
An emergency vehicle operators course for those working in non-law enforcement public safety disciplines. The student will learn defensive driving and handling techniques in the classroom setting and through field examples.

LE 351 Field Training Officer

2.5 units.
Prerequisite: Satisfactory completion of a P.O.S.T. (State of California Commission on Peace Officers Standards and Training) certified basic law enforcement academy, or certified Standards and Training for Corrections (STC) academy or equivalent training as determined by the Director, Law Enforcement training. NOTE: Approval of equivalent enrollment eligibility is not a guarantee that state regulatory and licensing authorities will also grant equivalency for licensure or employment purposes.
Acceptable for credit: D - Credit - Degree Applicable
Course Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Grading Method: Pass/No Pass
This P.O.S.T. certification 40-hour course provides students with the P.O.S.T. Field Training Officer requirements, training techniques, and methodologies for officers assigned to train and supervise new field trainees.

LE 352 Field Training Officer Update

1.5 units.
Prerequisite: POST certified basic law enforcement academy or equivalent training as determined by the Director, Law Enforcement Training. NOTE: Approval of equivalent enrollment eligibility is not a guarantee that state regulatory and licensing authorities will also grant equivalency for licensure or employment purposes.
Acceptable for credit: D - Credit - Degree Applicable
Repeatable: 99.00
Course Offered: Fall, Spring
Grading Method: Pass/No Pass
This P.O.S.T. certified 24-hour course meets the tri-annual update requirements for Field Training Officers assigned in P.O.S.T. certified Field Training Programs. F.T.O.s will receive updated information and methods regarding teaching and training skills, leadership, ethics, legal requirements, standardized evaluation guidelines, and current curriculum and methods used in Law Enforcement Academy.

LE 353 Field Training Administrator

1.5 units.
Prerequisite: P.O.S.T certified basic law enforcement academy or equivalent as determined by the Director, Law Enforcement Training. NOTE: Approval of equivalent enrollment eligibility is not a guarantee that state regulatory and licensing authorities will also grant equivalency for licensure or employment purposes.
Acceptable for credit: D - Credit - Degree Applicable
Repeatable: 99.00
Course Offered: Fall, Spring
Grading Method: Pass/No Pass
This P.O.S.T. certified 24-hour course meets the requirements for law enforcement agency personnel assigned as Supervisors, Administrators, or Coordinators (S.A.C.s) of P.O.S.T. approved Field Training Programs. Course curriculum includes P.O.S.T. requirements, roles and responsibilities, contemporary adult learning, legal and liability issues, evaluations and documentation, and program management methods and strategies.

LE 354 Training Management Update

1.5 units.
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Prerequisite: POST certified basic law enforcement academy or equivalent training as determined by the Director, Law Enforcement Training. NOTE: Approval of equivalent enrollment eligibility is not a guarantee that state regulatory and licensing authorities will also grant equivalency for licensure or employment purposes.
Acceptable for credit: D - Credit - Degree Applicable
Grading Method: Letter Grade Only
This POST certified 24-hour course is designed to update the law enforcement agency training manager or coordinator with changes in regulations and case law, challenges, opportunities, and trends in the training environment.

LE 355 Leadership Development

2.5 units.
Prerequisite: P.O.S.T. certified basic law enforcement academy or Standards and Training for Corrections (STC) certified training academy, or equivalent training as determined by the Director Law Enforcement Training. NOTE: Approval of equivalent enrollment eligibility is not a guarantee that state regulatory and licensing authorities will also grant equivalency for licensure or employment purposes.
Acceptable for credit: D - Credit - Degree Applicable
Course Offered: Fall, Spring
Grading Method: Pass/No Pass
This P.O.S.T. and STC certified 40-hour course is designed to prepare students for a leadership position within a law enforcement agency. It is offered in two formats: one day per month for five months, or five consecutive days. Course curriculum includes leadership concepts and roles, organizational change, liability issues, performance evaluations, disciplinary processes, group dynamics, ethical decision making, community policing, and oral board preparation and exercise.

LE 356 Crime Scene Investigation

2.0 units.
Prerequisite: POST certified basic law enforcement academy or equivalent training as determined by the Director, Law Enforcement Training. NOTE: Approval of equivalent enrollment eligibility is not a guarantee that state regulatory and licensing authorities will also grant equivalency for licensure or employment purposes.
Acceptable for credit: D - Credit - Degree Applicable
Course Offered: Fall, Spring
Grading Method: Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass
This POST certified course provides advanced instruction and "hands-on" application in photographing, protecting, processing, and documenting crime scenes as well as the proper methods of the handling of associated physical evidence. This course satisfies the requirement for the universal elective for ICI certification pursuant to California Penal Code 13519.9.

LE 357 Instructor Development

2.5 units.
Prerequisite: P.O.S.T. certified basic law enforcement academy or equivalent as determined by the Director, Law Enforcement Training. NOTE: Approval of equivalent enrollment eligibility is not a guarantee that state regulatory and licensing authorities will also grant equivalency for licensure or employment purposes.
Acceptable for credit: D - Credit - Degree Applicable
Course Offered: Fall, Spring
Grading Method: Pass/No Pass
This P.O.S.T. certified 40-hour course provides the essential instructional and facilitation skills and strategies for those interested in being an instructor in a law enforcement or public safety related training program. The P.O.S.T. Academy Instructor Certification Course (A.I.C.C.) meets the initial training requirement for instructors in the Regular Basic Course (Law Enforcement Academy) as well as the tri-annual recertification training requirement.

LE 360 Arrest & Control/Emergency Vehicle Operations Course

0.5 units.
Limitations on Enrollment: Must possess a valid driver’s license.
Prerequisite: P.O.S.T. certified basic law enforcement academy or equivalent as determined by the Director, Law Enforcement Training. NOTE: Approval of equivalent enrollment eligibility is not a guarantee that state regulatory and licensing authorities will also grant equivalency for licensure or employment purposes.
Acceptable for credit: D - Credit - Degree Applicable
Grading Method: Pass/No Pass
Short-term training courses focusing on specialized law enforcement instruction in arrest and control and emergency vehicle operations. The training will be divided into four-hour modules. Topics will be identified on an annual basis in conjunction with law enforcement agencies. On the track driving is used. May be repeated as often as necessary for purposes of recertification.

LE 361 Force Options Simulator Emergency Vehicle Operations Course (EVOC)

0.5 units.
Limitations on Enrollment: Limitation on enrollment: must possess a valid driver's license.
Prerequisite: POST certified basic law enforcement academy or equivalent as determined by the Director, Law Enforcement Training. NOTE: Approval of equivalent enrollment eligibility is not a guarantee that state regulatory and licensing authorities will also grant equivalency for licensure or employment purposes.
Acceptable for credit: D - Credit - Degree Applicable
Grading Method: Pass/No Pass
Short-term training course focusing on specialized law enforcement instruction in force options simulator and emergency vehicle operations. The training will be divided into four-hour modules. Topics will be identified on an annual basis in conjunction with law enforcement agencies. May be repeated as often as necessary for purposes of recertification.

LE 362 Law Enforcement Driving Simulator/Emergency Vehicle Operations

0.5 units.
Limitations on Enrollment: Must possess a valid driver’s license.
Prerequisite: POST certified basic law enforcement academy or equivalent as determined by the Director, Law Enforcement Training. NOTE: Approval of equivalent enrollment eligibility is not a guarantee that state regulatory and licensing authorities will also grant equivalency for licensure or employment purposes.
Acceptable for credit: D - Credit - Degree Applicable
Repeatable: 99.00
Grading Method: Pass/No Pass
Short-term training courses focusing on specialized law enforcement technology in law enforcement driving simulators and emergency vehicle operations. The training will be divided into four-hour modules. Topics will be identified on an annual basis in conjunction with law enforcement agencies. On the track driving and driving simulators are used. May be repeated as often as necessary for purposes of recertification.

LE 363 Force Options Simulator/Arrest and Control

0.5 units.
Prerequisite: P.O.S.T. certified basic law enforcement academy or equivalent as determined by the Director, Law Enforcement Training. NOTE: Approval of equivalent enrollment eligibility is not a guarantee that state regulatory and licensing authorities will also grant equivalency for licensure or employment purposes.
Acceptable for credit: D - Credit - Degree Applicable
Repeatable: 99.00
Grading Method: Pass/No Pass
Short-term training courses focusing on specialized law enforcement instruction in force options simulator and arrest and control techniques. The training will be divided into four-hour modules. Topics will be identified on an annual basis in conjunction with law enforcement agencies. May be repeated as often as necessary for purposes of recertification.

LE 364 Law Enforcement Driving Simulator/Arrest and Control

0.5 units.
Prerequisite: P.O.S.T. certified basic law enforcement academy or equivalent as determined by the Director, Law Enforcement Training. NOTE: Approval of equivalent enrollment eligibility is not a guarantee that state regulatory and licensing authorities will also grant equivalency for licensure or employment purposes.
Acceptable for credit: D - Credit - Degree Applicable
Grading Method: Pass/No Pass
Short-term training courses focusing on specialized law enforcement instructions in law enforcement driving simulator and arrest and control techniques. The training will be divided into four-hour modules. Topics will be identified on an annual basis in conjunction with law enforcement agencies. Driving simulators will be used. May be repeated as often as necessary for purposes of recertification. Arrest and control consists of a comprehensive update and review of arrest and control skills and methods.

LE 365 Law Enforcement Driving Simulator/Force Options Simulator

0.5 units.
Limitations on Enrollment: Must possess a valid driver’s license.
Prerequisite: P.O.S.T. certified basic law enforcement academy or equivalent as determined by the Director, Law Enforcement Training. NOTE: Approval of equivalent enrollment eligibility is not a guarantee that state regulatory and licensing authorities will also grant equivalency for licensure or employment purposes.
Acceptable for credit: D - Credit - Degree Applicable
Grading Method: Pass/No Pass
Short-term training courses focusing on specialized law enforcement technology in law enforcement driving simulators and force operations simulators. The training will be divided into four-hour modules. Topics will be identified on an annual basis in conjunction with law enforcement agencies. Driving and force option simulators will be used. May be repeated as often as necessary for purposes of recertification.

LE 366 Emergency Vehicle Operations Course

0.5 - 1.0 units.
Prerequisite: POST certified basic law enforcement academy or equivalent training as determined by the Director, Law Enforcement Training. NOTE: Approval of equivalent enrollment eligibility is not a guarantee that state regulatory and licensing authorities will also grant equivalency for licensure or employment purposes.
Acceptable for credit: D - Credit - Degree Applicable
Grading Method: Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass
This course focuses on law enforcement emergency vehicle operations. Topics will be identified on a periodic basis in conjunction with law enforcement agencies.

LE 367 Arrest & Control Update

0.5 units.
Prerequisite: POST certified basic law enforcement academy or equivalent as determined by the Director, Law Enforcement Training. NOTE: Approval of equivalent enrollment eligibility is not a guarantee that state regulatory and licensing authorities will also grant equivalency for licensure or employment purposes.
Acceptable for credit: D - Credit - Degree Applicable
Grading Method: Pass/No Pass
Course consists of a comprehensive update and review of arrest and control skills and methods, including safety, liability, control techniques, handcuffing and searching, grappling, and pugilistic. Variable unit range course.

LE 368 Law Enforcement Agency Emergency Vehicle Operations Course Training

1.0 unit.
Corequisite: Must be enrolled in a State of California Commission on Peace Officers Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) certified Law Enforcement Academy.
Limitations on Enrollment: Must possess a valid driver’s license to operate a motor vehicle within the State of California.
Acceptable for credit: D - Credit - Degree Applicable
Grading Method: Pass/No Pass
This course is designed to satisfy POST requirements for basic training in vehicle operations for Recruits/Cadets enrolled in a POST certified Law Enforcement Academy. The student will learn defensive driving principles and techniques, recognize that emergency response (Code 3) driving demands a high level of concentration and instant reactions, understand that a vehicle pursuit is never more important than the safety of officers and the public, and be proficient in the operation of the emergency vehicle and understand dynamic forces.

LE 370 Arrest and Control Instructor Update

1.5 units.
Prerequisite: P.O.S.T. and Standards and Training for Corrections certified basic law enforcement academy or equivalent as determined by the Director, Law Enforcement Training. NOTE: Approval of equivalent enrollment eligibility is not a guarantee that state regulatory and licensing authorities will also grant equivalency for licensure or employment purposes.
Acceptable for credit: D - Credit - Degree Applicable
Grading Method: Pass/No Pass
Course consists of review and update of arrest and control skills, teaching and training methods including safety, liability, control techniques, handcuffing and searching, grappling, and pugilistic. Previous state certification as an Arrest & Control Instructor is required. May be repeated as often as necessary for purposes of recertification.

LE 371 Arrest and Control Instructor Certification Course

5.0 units.
Prerequisite: P.O.S.T. and Standards and Training for Corrections certified basic law enforcement academy or equivalent as determined by the Director, Law Enforcement Training. NOTE: Approval of equivalent enrollment eligibility is not a guarantee that state regulatory and licensing authorities will also grant equivalency for licensure or employment purposes.
Acceptable for credit: D - Credit - Degree Applicable
Grading Method: Letter Grade Only
This P.O.S.T. and STC certified course is designed to prepare the student as an instructor in arrest and control methods and meets the P.O.S.T. training requirements for Arrest and Control Instructors pursuant to regulations 1070/1082 for arrest and control courses.

LE 372 Physical Training Instructor

2.5 units.
Prerequisite: P.O.S.T. certified basic law enforcement academy or equivalent as determined by the Director, Law Enforcement Training. NOTE: Approval of equivalent enrollment eligibility is not a guarantee that state regulatory and licensing authorities will also grant equivalency for licensure or employment purposes.
Acceptable for credit: D - Credit - Degree Applicable
Grading Method: Pass/No Pass
This P.O.S.T. certified course is designed to prepare the student as an instructor in physical training methods and meets the P.O.S.T. training requirements for Law Enforcement Basic Academy Physical Training Instructors pursuant to regulation 1070/1082 for the regular basic course.

LE 421 Complaint Dispatcher

4.5 units.
Acceptable for credit: D - Credit - Degree Applicable
Grading Method: Letter Grade Only
Emphasizes the responsibilities and tasks of the public safety dispatcher in law enforcement and fire agencies. Students learn and demonstrate in practical simulations acceptable telephone and radio procedures as well as effective decision-making.

LE 424 PC 832 Arrest

2.5 units.
Limitations on Enrollment: Freedom from illness or disability that would prevent the student from safely performing the required arrest and control physical skills.
Acceptable for credit: D - Credit - Degree Applicable
Grading Method: Letter Grade Only
This course is a survey of the laws of arrest, search and seizure, and use of force. Course includes skill development and assessment of physical arrest and control methods. Meets all requirements for certification under California Penal Code section 832 in laws and methods of arrest for limited function peace officers and other public officers as required by statute. (F,S,U)

LE 425 PC 832 Firearms

0.5 units.
Limitations on Enrollment: Freedom from illness or disability that would prevent the student from safely participating in live fire shooting activities. Students not employed (as a peace officer) or sponsored by a California law enforcement agency are required to obtain a CA Department of Justice (DOJ) Firearms Clearance (PC13511.5).
Acceptable for credit: D - Credit - Degree Applicable
Course Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Grading Method: Letter Grade Only
This course is a basic knowledge and skills course in firearms for peace officers newly assigned to carry a firearm in the course of their duties. Course includes skill development and assessment of fundamentals of shooting, firearms nomenclature, maintenance, and safety. Meets requirements for certification under California Penal Code section 832 for limited function peace officers to carry and use firearms as required by statute. Presented over three consecutive days including two full days on a local firing range. (F,S,U)

LE 426 Patrol Rifle Course

0.5 units.
Limitations on Enrollment: Students must I) Be free of felony convictions; 2) possess a valid California Driver's License; 3) undergo a fingerprint and criminal history check; 4) be a minimum of I8 years of age; 5) be a United States high school graduate; pass the GED, pass the California High School Proficiency Examination, or have attained a two-year or four-year degree from an accredited college or university; and 6) complete a medical suitability examination.
Prerequisite: POST certified basic law enforcement academy or equivalent as determined by the Director, Law Enforcement Training. NOTE: Approval of equivalent enrollment eligibility is not a guarantee that state regulatory and licensing authorities will also grant equivalency for licensure or employment purposes.
Acceptable for credit: C - Credit - Not Degree Applicable
Grading Method: Letter Grade Only
Patrol Rifle Course, long/short barrel, meets POST 1081 Mandate and Penal Code section 33220(b). P.O.S.T. describes this course as a rifle course part II. The course covers law update, review of use of force issues, agency policies, mission, safety issues, nomenclature, specifications, capabilities, firearm care, breakdown, and cleaning, tactical considerations, skill development and qualifications.

LE 427 Bicycle Patrol

1.5 units.
Limitations on Enrollment: Students must I) Be free of felony convictions; 2) possess a valid California Driver's License; 3) undergo a fingerprint and criminal history check; 4) be a minimum of I8 years of age; 5) be a United States high school graduate; pass the GED, pass the California High School Proficiency Examination, or have attained a two-year or four-year degree from an accredited college or university; and 6) complete a medical suitability examination.
Prerequisite: POST certified basic law enforcement academy or equivalent as determined by the Director, Law Enforcement Training. NOTE: Approval of equivalent training is not a guarantee state regulatory or licensing agencies will also grant equivalency
Acceptable for credit: C - Credit - Not Degree Applicable
Grading Method: Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass
Provides instruction on the skills necessary to properly use a bicycle for patrol, including bicycle maintenance, riding skills, apprehension techniques and tactical firearms. Curriculum includes basic riding skills, tactical firearms, equipment, nutrition, physical fitness and basic bicycle maintenance.

LE 440 Basic Driving Skills

0.5 units.
Limitations on Enrollment: Students must possess a valid driver’s license and have no physical conditions that would prohibit them from safely operating a motor vehicle.
Acceptable for credit: D - Credit - Degree Applicable
Grading Method: Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass
This course is designed to improve basic driving skills to include defensive driving techniques, collision avoidance, slow speed precision driving maneuvers and driving simulator practice. Students are required to study the California Driver Handbook prior to the class and bring the California Driver Handbook to the class.

LE 441 Advanced Driving Skills II

0.5 units.
Limitations on Enrollment: Students must possess a valid driver’s license and have no physical conditions that would prohibit them from safely operating a motor vehicle.
Prerequisite: LE 440 - Basic Driving Skills
Acceptable for credit: D - Credit - Degree Applicable
Grading Method: Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass
This course is designed to reinforce basic driving skills in addition to advanced simulator training and vehicle control techniques to include skid control, braking, acceleration and turning. Students are required to study the California Driver Handbook prior to the class and bring the California Driver Handbook to the class.

LE 480 Women in Public Safety Careers

3.0 units.
Limitations on Enrollment: Students may be prohibited from enrolling based on health and safety issues. Students will be participating in rigorous physical activities including lifting weights from the floor to overhead, strength training with weight machines and free weights, calisthenics such as push-ups and sit-ups, running distances of 1 ½ miles or farther, sprinting 200 yards, climbing 6 foot fences and walls, climbing ladders, walking and climbing embankments and stairways with ambulance gurneys and stretchers, climbing flights of stairs while dragging fire hoses and wearing several pounds of equipment.
Acceptable for credit: C - Credit - Not Degree Applicable
Grading Method: Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass
This course is designed to prepare women for successful completion of a Public Safety Basic Academy in Law Enforcement, Fire Technology or Emergency Medical Services. This course will focus on physical, academic, emotional and psychological preparation.