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2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

CRJU 4001L - Contemporary Issues in Policing Lab

The UNG Public Safety Academy (PSA) and Georgia Peace Officers Standards and Training Council (POST) Defensive tactics lab is a 40-hour lab that provides PSA basic mandate recruits with the special defensive tactic skills that are required for demanding law enforcement situations. This course will provide PSA students with additional training in control and restraint techniques, use of personal weapons, ground fighting, and handcuffing techniques. Given a practical exercise or case scenario(s) using the following criteria, evaluate person(s) as an immediate deadly force threat, use judgment as to when to draw a weapon, cover a suspect, and/or use the weapon while utilizing a safe position, providing verbal direction to the suspect and using available cover. Participants will learn basic self-defense tactics for all levels of resistance used if attacked in the line of duty. They also receive training in Physiological Responses to Stress, Pain Compliance Techniques, Weapon Retention and Disarming Stances and Blocks, Impact and Stunning Blows, Handcuffing, and Ground Fighting Techniques. The PSA students receive certifications in and are exposed to TASER, ASP Baton, and OC Spray.

Prerequisite: Admission to the UNG Public Safety Academy