Introduction to Law Enforcement
- Permission Required:
- Criminal Justice Basic Training (Technical Credit)
- .40 Credit
Each day, law enforcement officers focus on helping the communities they serve, maintaining civil order, and enforcing laws. When you become a sworn officer, your community will expect you to do the same. Officers must always act within the boundaries of their authority and uphold the standards of the Law Enforcement Code of Ethics. This chapter provides an overview of the Law Enforcement Basic Recruit Training Program and the requirements to become a sworn officer. You will learn about basic criminal justice ethics, ways to avoid compromising interactions, and command structure. You will also receive a basic introduction to the criminal justice system.