Jun 09, 2023  
2022-2023 Catalog 
2022-2023 Catalog

PB 208 - Police Patrol Functions

Credit Hours: 4

Police Patrol Functions provides students the information to identify different types of patrol, including respective advantages and disadvantages of each. Preparation for patrol, determining the most effective patrol strategies, handling matters encountered while on patrol and factors which affect perception will be stressed. Instruction will also entail tactical procedures for responding to and handling crimes in progress.

Course Outcomes
After completing this course participants will be able to:

  • identify preventive patrol methods;
  • identify the basic component of direct patrol;
  • list the advantages and disadvantages of foot, bicycle, motorized patrol and horseback patrol;
  • list the differences between preventive and apprehension patrol;
  • identify vehicle patrol tactics which increase the effectiveness at crime detection; and
  • identify basic patrol patterns.

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