CRJ 201: The Law Enforcement Career Preparedness Course is taught by Sammy Davis, who is also a sergeant with the Broome County Sheriff’s Office.
This 3-credit, elective course will help students interested in a law enforcement/corrections career properly prepare for the New York State civil service testing process from application to interview, and include preparation techniques for success in a full-time police/corrections academy.
Ethics and values and their importance in law enforcement will also be covered throughout the course. Students will be expected to complete the New York State Cooper Standards physical agility test at the beginning and completion of the course, and show improvement. Students also will be required to regularly conduct specified physical agility activities on their own time.
The course runs from 8 to 8:50 a.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Prerequisites are CRJ 105: Introduction to Corrections, or CRJ 111: Introduction to Criminal Justice, or HLS 111: Introduction to Homeland Security.