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CJ 102 - Basic Laws and Principals

5 credits

This course includes an in-depth analysis of procedural due process as it applies to the duties and responsibilities of a police officer in New York State. Topics studied include arrest powers; stop question and frisk; search and seizure; civil liability; penal law; criminal procedure law; environmental conservation law; election law; Family Court Act; vehicle and traffic law; interrogation; and eyewitness identification.

Notes: Offered at the Police Academy and limited to sworn, full-time Police and Correctional Officers.

Prerequisites: Instructor’s permission.