Jul 22, 2024  
2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Central Missouri Police Academy Certificate (10-899)

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After completion of the certificate courses the student will be able to:

  • Understand how the U.S. Constitution and Missouri Statutory Law specifically pertain to public safety and the law enforcement career field.
  • Identify major issues in ethics, domestic violence and human behavior, and apply intellectual and practical tools to analyze those issues.
  • Identify common problems in health, fitness and nutrition that apply to the public safety career field.
  • Develop a personal physical training regimen to prevent and minimize health problems that are common among public safety professionals.
  • Understand and apply elements of defensive tactics that pertain to public safety and the law enforcement field.
  • Understand and apply traffic and vehicle regulations, investigate traffic accidents, complete accident reports and diagrams, and enforce pertinent traffic laws.
  • Acquire the requisite handling, maintenance, and marksmanship skills in the use of handguns and shotguns, for the performance of law enforcement duties.
  • Become certified in DWI detection and investigation, and become competent in illegal drug detection and reporting.
  • Develop skills in law enforcement driving and vehicle stops.
  • Understand problems associated with, and indicators of, gangs and organized crime.
  • Apply legal and safe techniques in searches of persons, vehicles and buildings, handling hazardous materials, and responding to terrorism incidents.
  • Understand and apply techniques of crime scene processing, collection, documentation and investigation; including property crimes and crimes against persons.
  • Write professional police reports.
  • Become certified as First Responders (First aid and medical assistance).
  • Understand and demonstrate proper use of force techniques, applications, and decision making.
  • Become certified in the use of expandable batons.

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