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C J 220 - Tactical Thinking

5 Credits
The course will explore and examine the underpinnings and essential principles of interaction while providing the skills necessary for those who wish to succeed in the law enforcement (or any other) profession. These principals will include the dynamics that can transform within a matter of a few years, idealistic and committed law enforcement officers/employees into cynical, angry individuals who begin having difficulties in both the personal and professional aspects of their lives.


Designed to Serve Those in or considering a career in the Criminal Justice field
Active Date 2013-08-27

Grading System Decimal Grade
Class Limit 35
Contact Hours: Lecture 55 Lab 0 Worksite 0 Clinical 0 Other 0
Total Contact Hours 55
Degree Distributions:
Course Outline
Stress Defined Occupational Stressors and Consequences Police Organizations and Police Subculture Critical Incident Stressors, Debriefing, and Intervention Communications Strategies in Law Enforcement Emotional Survival Change, Professionalism, and Hiring Process Leadership and Organizational Issues

Student Learning Outcomes
Identify sources of occupational stress in criminal justice career

Define and describe emotional intelligence

Demonstrate effective communication strategies in criminal justice careers

Research and describe critical incident debriefing teams, strategy, focus, and purpose

Examine organizational and leadership issues that cause stress in criminal justice careers.

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