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2024 Basic Training Curriculum and Training Objectives

2023 Basic Training Curriculum and Training Objectives

2024 Basic Training Curriculum and Training Objectives

Table of Contents

I. Investigation

A. Introduction to Investigation

  1. Constitutional Law

B. Substantive Criminal Law

  1. Laws Regarding Crimes Against Persons
  2. Laws Regarding Crimes Against Property
  3. Laws Regarding Contraband and Regulatory Crimes
  4. Laws Regarding Public Order Crimes
  5. Laws of Evidence
  6. Juvenile Law

C. Criminal Procedure

  1. Laws of Admissions and Confessions
  2. Interrogation Procedures
  3. Laws of Arrest
  4. Arrest Procedures
  5. Laws on Search Warrants
  6. Search Warrant Procedures
  7. Laws on Warrantless Searches
  8. Warrantless Search Procedures
  9. Laws on Suspect Identification

D. Investigation

  1. On-scene Preliminary Investigation
  2. Preliminary Witness Interviewing
  3. Preliminary Investigation of Deaths
  4. Suspect Identification Procedures

E. Court Functions and Civil Law

  1. Court Functions and Civil Law

F. Crime Scene Process

  1. Crime Scene Search
  2. Recording the Crime Scene
  3. Collection and Preservation of Evidence
  4. Processing Property

G. Special Investigations

  1. Child Abuse and Neglect Investigation
  2. Sexual Assault Investigation
  3. Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs
  4. Human Trafficking

H. Investigation of Domestic Violence

  1. Nature and Prevalence of Domestic Violence
  2. Laws Regarding Domestic Violence
  3. Domestic Violence Response Procedures

II. Patrol Procedures

A  Patrol Operations 

  1. Preparation for Patrol
  2. Radio/Telephone Communications
  3. Patrol Operation Administrative Duties

B. Ethics In Policing and Interpersonal Relations

  1. Ethics in Policing
  2. Laws Pertaining to Civil Rights and Human Relations
  3. Cultural Competence and Sexual Harassment
  4. Interpersonal Skills
  5. Civil Dispute
  6. Victim Rights

C. Patrol Techniques

  1. Types of Patrol
  2. Patrol Area Checks
  3. Responding to Crimes in Progress
  4. Behavioral Health Crisis Response

D. Report Writing

  1. Obtaining Information and Preparing Reports

E. Juveniles

  1. Dealing With Juvenile Offenders
  2. Dealing With the Families of Juveniles

III. Detention and Prosecution

A. Receiving and Booking Process

  1. Searching and Fingerprinting Prisoners
  2. Prisoner Care and Treatment

B. Case Prosecution

  1. Warrant Preparation
  2. Warrant Request and Arraignment
  3. Preparation For Legal Proceedings
  4. Testimony and Case Critique

C. Civil Process

  1. Civil Process

IV. Police Skills

A. First Aid

  1. Introduction to First Aid
  2. Airway Management
  3. Bleeding and Tissue Injury
  4. Tactical Emergency Casualty Care for Law Enforcement
  5. Care for Medical Emergencies
  6. Care for Environmental Emergencies
  7. Practical First Aid Exercises

B. Firearms

  1. Laws and Knowledge Related to Firearms Use
  2. Firearm Skills
  3. Firearms Range Assessment
  4. Patol Rifle 

C. Police Physical Skills

  1. Mechanics of Arrest and Search
  2. Police Tactical Techniques
  3. Application of Subject Control
  4. Subject Control

D. Emergency Vehicle Operation

  1. Emergency Vehicle Operation: Legalities, Policies and Procedures  
  2. Emergency Vehicle Operation Techniques

E. Fitness and Wellness

  1. Physical Fitness
  2. Health and Wellness

V. Traffic

A. Motor Vehicle Law

  1. Michigan Vehicle Code: Content and Uses
  2. MVC:  Words and Phrases
  3. MVC Offenses: Classification, Application and Jurisdiction
  4. Application of Vehicle Laws and Regulations

B. Vehicle Stops

  1. Vehicle and Driver Licensing
  2. Observation and Monitoring of Traffic
  3. Auto Theft
  4. Stopping Vehicles and Occupant Control

C. Traffic Control and Enforcement

  1. Traffic Direction and Control
  2. Traffic Warnings, Citations and Arrests

D. Operating While Intoxicated

  1. Standard Field Sobriety Testing

E. Motor Vehicle Traffic Crash Investigation

  1. Introduction to Traffic Crash Investigation
  2. Preliminary Investigation at Traffic Crashes
  3. Uniform Traffic Crash Report (UD-10)
  4. Locating and Identifying Traffic Crash Victims and Witnesses
  5. Traffic Crash Evidence Collection: Field Sketching and Measuring
  6. Traffic Crash Evidence Collection: Roadway Surface
  7. Traffic Crash Evidence Collection: The Vehicle
  8. Traffic Crash Follow-Up and Completion

VI. Special Operations

A. Emergency Preparedness/Disaster Control

  1. Emergency Preparedness
  2. Explosive Devices

B. Civil Disorders

  1. Civil Disorder Procedures
  2. Techniques for Control of Civil Disorders

C. Tactical Operations

  1. Tactical Operations

D. Environmental Crimes

  1. Environmental Crimes

E. Terrorism Awareness

  1. Terrorism Awareness
  2. Weapons of Mass Destruction
  3. Incident Command