Law, Protection & Safety Diploma Program

(Effective April 2023)

PROGRAM OUTLINE:


Orientation … 4 hours

Academy Orientation …. 5 hours

CORE COURSES:

Criminal Investigations: Procedures & Techniques… 25 hours

  • Dynamics of Policing
  • Intelligence Project


Criminal Law… 51 hours

  • Substantive & Procedural Law
  • Powers of Arrest
  • Search & Seizure
  • Common Criminal Code Offences
  • Criminal Justice System Procedures

Investigative Interviewing and Interrogation… 29 hours
(includes: Informants)

Major Crimes Investigations… 49 hours

  • Categories: Robbery, Homicide, Sexual Assault, and False Allegations


Police Powers… 45 hours

  • Practical Application of the Law in Police Operations

Police Practical Exercises… 42 hours

  • Includes: Basic Search Techniques


Communications & Law Enforcement Report Writing… 50 hours

  • Effective Written Communication
  • Note Taking
  • Law Enforcement Report Writing

SPECIALIZED COURSES

Controlled Drugs and Substances Act… 10 hours

Crime Prevention And Crime Response Withing A Community Policing Framework… 20 hours

Crime Scene Management & Intro To Forensic Identification… 28 hours

  • Protective & Securing a Crime Scene
  • Duties of the First Officer at the Scene
  • The Forensic Identification Officer
  • Recording a Crime Scene

Criminology & Restorative Justice In A Community Policing Framework… 39 hours

Diversity & Inclusion In Law Enforcement… 8 hours
(Diversity & Bias)

Ethics & Accountability In Law Enforcement… 32 hours

Human Relations… 23 hours

Preparing For Courtroom Success… 14 hours

Provincial Acts… 20 hours

Non-Violent Crisis Intervention… 15 hours

Officer Safety & High-Risk Situations… 44 hours

  • Combative Training Fundamentals
  • Kettlebell Training for High-Risk Professionals
  • Range & Resilience for High-Risk Professionals

Situational Analysis… 36 hours

  • Effective Thinking & Judgement Under Stress
  • Includes Hate Crimes & Social Media

Traffic Forensics Investigation… 34 hours
(Includes Impaired Driving under the Influence of Alcohol or Drugs)

Domestic Violence… 12 hours

Indigenous Awareness And Sensitivity… 10 hours

CANADIAN FIREARMS SAFETY COURSES:

Firearms & High-Risk Situations… 45 hours
This course is specifically geared toward Law Enforcement; therefore no exemptions will be granted.

  • Canadian Firearms Safety Course
  • Canadian Restricted Firearms Safety Course

SUPPLEMENTARY COURSES:

Arrest and Control Techniques… 8 hours

Employment Preparation and Job Search… 17 hours

  • Resume Preparation
  • Interview Training
  • Application Processes
  • Mock Interviews
  • WPS PAT or RCMP PARE Orientation

Federal Acts… 6 hours

Fitness Test… 10 hours

Intro To Criminal Investigation – Practical, includes Intel-Based Policing… 25 hours

Police Defensive Tactics (Subject Control)… 27 hours

  • Subject Control Principles
  • Tactical Handcuffing
  • Joint Locks & Restraint Techniques
  • Pressure Point Control
  • Stuns, Strikes & Countermeasures
  • Tactical Police Baton

Public Speaking… 17 hours

ANCILLARY COURSES

Basic Fitness And Health… 15 hours

Basic Radio Operations & Fire Safety Plan and Drills… 3 hours

Basic Surveillance… 3 hours

Bomb Threats… 2 hours

Bullying… 3 hours

Death Notifications… 2 hours

Drug Recognition… 4 hours

Harassment… 3 hours

Hazardous Goods… 2 hours

Law Enforcement Oversight… 2 hours

Learning Techniques… 3 hours

Mental Health And Policing… 5 hours

Tactical Calisthenics… 3 hours

Guest Lecturers/Police Recruitments… 15 hours

Final Exam And Class Debriefing… 4 hours

Total Tuition Hours: 869

Please Note: The following 5 courses must be taken in the order listed and successfully completed before commencing to the next course.

  1. Firearms Training
  2. Non-Violent Crisis Management
  3. Officer Safety & High-Risk Situations
  4. Situational Analysis
  5. Arrest & Control Techniques