Law Enforcement (LWE) courses
LWE 110 Criminal Interview and Investigation: The Art of Documentation
This course presents techniques of interviewing and writing the report with legal considerations for criminal interrogation. Basic report forms and records systems are utilized.
LWE 125 Victimology
The study of victims and the psychological effects caused by their victimization will be highlighted. Emphasis will be on patterns of victimization, the role victims play in our criminal justice system and what can be done to help them.
LWE 135 White Collar Crime
White Collar Crime addresses the study of non-violent crimes impacting today's society. Focus will be on relevant topics such as: identity theft, cybercrime, health care fraud, embezzlement and more.
LWE 140 Juvenile Delinquency
An analysis of theories associated with juvenile delinquency along with how the system manages delinquents. Laws, recommendations and solutions to the growing juvenile delinquency problem will be addressed.
LWE 190 Basic Law Enforcement Academy IPrerequisite(s): Must be admitted into the Missouri Sheriff's Association Training Academy.
The POST Basic Training covers a broad range of topics including: Missouri criminal law, criminal investigation, traffic law, defense tactics, reports, legal subjects, human relations, and firearms. Topics are required under Sect. 590.100 et-seq; RSMO. Course fee.
LWE 191 Basic Law Enforcement Academy IIPrerequisite(s): LWE 190, Must be admitted into the Missouri Sheriffs' Association Training Academy.
The POST Basic Training covers a broad range of topics including: Missouri criminal law, criminal investigation, traffic law, defense tactics, reports, legal subjects, human relations, and firearms. Topics are required under Sect. 590.100 et.seq. RSMO. Course Fee.
LWE 197 Special Topics in Law Enforcement
A variable content course with topics that can change from semester to semester. Topics will be identified by title in the schedule of classes. The course may be repeated if the topics differ, however, no more than six credits may count toward any degree.
LWE 210 Crime Scene Investigation and Photography
Course instructs students in the fundamentals of photography as it relates to investigation of crime scenes and documentation of evidence.
LWE 250 Police Supervision Management
Students will be instructed in personnel management practices for law enforcement agencies. Subjects to be covered include promotion, discipline, training, evaluation, employee well-being, and problem-solving leadership.
LWE 297 Law Enforcement CapstonePrerequisite(s): ENG 110 and completion of 40 credit hours.
This course will help prepare students for law enforcement careers. Essential workplace skills will be addressed, including ethics, professionalism and career preparation. Students must submit a learning portfolio.
LWE 299 Internship in Law EnforcementPrerequisite(s): Instructor permission.
The internship in law enforcement is a form of experiential learning that integrates knowledge and theory learned in the classroom with practical application and skills development in a professional setting. This internship course gives students the opportunity to gain valuable applied experience and make connections in professional fields they are considering for career paths; and give employers the opportunity to guide and evaluate talent. This course may be repeated for a total of six credit hours.