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CJS-220 Emergency Vehicle Oper Course

RESTRICTED. Open only to Police Academy Option students. Covers classroom, simulator and actual driving practice mandated by the Maryland Police Training Commission for pre-employment certification as a sworn law enforcement officer. It is a capstone course of our Police Academy area of study and features classroom lecture, electronic simulator use and hands-on driver training. Students undergo an extensive defensive driving and emergency vehicle operation course. Included are driver attitude, defensive awareness and presence of mind, driver skills, physical forces that act on the vehicle, and safety of operator and the public in emergency response, pursuit driving and traffic enforcement stops. Lab includes operation of police vehicles on a skill pad, skid pad, urban grid and a highway response course. Prerequisites: CJS 109, CJS 112, CJS 127, CJS 128, CJS 215, CJS 216, CJS 219, CJS 222, EMT 104 or HEA 150. Corequisites: CJS 218, CJS 225, CJS 226, PHE 214. Note: Class is restricted to AACC Police Academy students and will meet at a Driver Training Facility (DTF) of the Maryland Police and Corrections Training Commission (MPCTC) in Sykesville, Maryland.

Term: Fall 2019

Course Type: Credit - 2 Credits

Section: 301

Ways to take the class: Face-to-face


Time: 8:00AM to 5:00PM

Start Date: 10/21/2019

End Date: 10/25/2019

Location: Off-Campus

Room: TBA

Instructor: David M Hammel

Class Size: 20

Section Info: Note: For police academy students only.