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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

New York City Police Department | Evaluated Learning Experience

Criminal Law

Location: 
Police Academy, 235 East 20th St., New York, NY.
Length: 
Version 1: 63 hours. Version 2: 62 hours (11 weeks). Version 3: 65 hours (11 weeks).
Dates: 
Version 1: December 1973 - May 1980. Version 2: June 1980 - January 1988. Version 3: February 1988 - December 1999.*
Learner Outcomes: 
Version 1 or 2: To provide the student with practical working knowledge of specific criminal offenses. Version 3: Identify the more commonly invoked criminal statutes and recognize their applications to specific situations.
Instruction: 
Version 1 or 2: Comprehensive analysis of criminal law and procedures; methods of interpretation of criminal statutes; statutory definitions of crime; study of case law related to criminal statutes and applications to specific situations. Emphasis is on the underlying framework of criminal law. Version 3: Comprehensive analysis of criminal law and procedures; methods of interpretation of criminal statutes; statutory definitions of crime; study of case law related to criminal statutes and applications to specific situations. Emphasis is on the underlying framework of criminal law; treatment of the progression of the use of force.
Credit recommendation: 
Version 1: In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 4 semester hours in Criminal Justice or Criminology (8/74). Version 2 or 3 : In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 4 semester hours in Criminal Justice (4/85 revalidation) (1/91 revalidation) (5/96 revalidation). *NOTE: The credit recommendation for this course's instructional content continues in the course exhibit titled Law.

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