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AJ 41 BASIC POLICE ACADEMY I 12.5 Units Grade only. [Limitation on Enrollment: Student must be 18 years of age with no felony convictions, possess a valid driver's license, and be a high school graduate. Recommended Preparation: RDG 158 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.] Introduces the first of two courses required by POST (Commission on Peace Officers Standards and Training) to meet the peace officer training certificate requirements. Provides information regarding entry level peace officer training related to such topics as the varied laws, victim management, criminal investigations, and custodial situations. [D]
AJ 41 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
90291 AJ 41 350 TBA-TBA TBA TBA Davis,James 24 17*
    TBA-TBA TBA      
HIGHER ED CENTER, OTAY MESA - DAY
Begins: 7/5/2014 Ends: 12/11/2014
To apply, students must contact the Police Academy Office at 619-482-6462 or access the Police Academy website for an application, requirements and timelines at www.swccd.edu/policeacademy 128-144 total lecture hours to be scheduled. 224-252 total lab hours to be scheduled.
*Open seats as of Monday, October 13, 2014 8:01 AM

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AJ 42 BASIC POLICE ACADEMY II 12.5 Units Grade only. [Prerequisite: AJ 41 or equivalent. Limitation on Enrollment: Student must be 18 years of age with no felony convictions, possess a valid driver's license, and be a high school graduate. Recommended Preparation: RDG 158 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.] Provides the second part of a concentrated two-semester program of study that satisfies the entry-level requirements to become a peace officer. Includes emphasis on officer survival skills. Program is certified by POST (Commission on Peace Officers Standards and Training). [D]
AJ 42 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
90292 AJ 42 350 TBA-TBA TBA TBA Davis,James 24 11*
    TBA-TBA TBA      
HIGHER ED CENTER, OTAY MESA - DAY
Begins: 7/5/2014 Ends: 12/11/2014
To apply, students must contact the Police Academy Office at 619-482-6462 or access the Police Academy website for an application, requirements and timelines at www.swccd.edu/policeacademy 128-144 total lecture hours to be scheduled. 224-252 total lab hours to be scheduled.
*Open seats as of Monday, October 13, 2014 8:01 AM
AJ 66 LAW ENFORCEMENT REQUALIFICATION 6 Units Grade only. [Prerequisite: AJ 41 and 42, or equivalent. Limiation on Enrollment: 1. Student must be 18 years of age with no felony convictions, possess a valid driver's license, and be a high school graduate. 2. Six-Year Exception: Individuals who successfully completed a Regular Basic Course (RBC), Specialized Investigators' Basic Course (SIBC), or the Basic Course Waiver process on or after July 1, 1999, but who never served in a position for which a Regular or Specialized Investigators' Basic Course was required by law, may requalify by completing the POST Requalification Course one time within six years from the date of basic course or waiver process completion. After six years, those individuals must complete the appropriate basic course (RBC or SIBC) to requalify, regardless of when the Requalification Course was completed. Recommended Preparation: RDG 158 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.] Provides updated information for this requalification course based on Peace Officers Training and Standards (P.O.S.T.) regulation 1008. Emphasizes critical manipulative skills related to officer safety, civil liability, and other police-related topics. (Formerly AJ 295O.) [ND]
AJ 66 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
93937 AJ 66 362 06:00PM-09:50PM TWTH 4312 Davis,James 7 4*
    07:00AM-10:10AM S 4312      
    10:20AM-12:35PM S 4312      
HIGHER ED CENTER, OTAY MESA - EVENING, SATURDAY
Begins: 9/16/2014 Ends: 11/1/2014
*Open seats as of Monday, October 13, 2014 8:01 AM

Total Courses: 3 Total Sections: 3
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On-campus meetings and participation are required.

In addition to face-to-face meetings, hybrid courses entail online assignments and activities, typically conducted through Blackboard, such as discussion board posts, quizzes, WebQuests and more.
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