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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

Police Administrative Aide Entry Level Training

Formerly: 
Police Administrative Aide
Course Category: 
Location: 
130-30 28th Avenue, College Point, NY
Length: 

Version 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5: 210 hours (6 weeks); includes approximately 75 hours of criminal justice-related instruction.  Version 6: 210 hours (6 weeks); classroom portion includes approximately 75 hours of criminal justice-related instruction; in addition, course participants complete a minimum of 35 hours of supervised field training. Version 7: 265 hours (7 - 9 weeks)

Dates: 

Version 1: March 1990 - October 1993.  Version 2: November 1993 - February 1997.  Version 3: March 1997 - September 1997.  Version 4: October 1997 - December 2000.   Version 5: January 2001 -February 2002.  Version 6: March 2002 - May 2016. Version 7: June 2016 - Present. 

Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 

Version 1 and 2: Upon successful completion, students will be able to identify and explain basic concepts of police science, law, and social science, and apply these concepts to the daily routine administration of a law enforcement organization. Version 3, 4,  5, 6, and 7: Upon successful completion, students will be able to: identify and explain basic concepts of police science, law, and social science, and apply these concepts to the daily routine administration of a law enforcement organization; use effective telephone communication techniques in an office setting; prepare reports, letters, and memos using word processing; use on-line information systems.

Instruction: 

Version 1: Topics include: police organizational structure; processing civilian complaints; aided cases; missing persons reports; accident reports; property; penal law; criminal procedural law; categories of offenses; culpable mental states; crisis intervention; stress awareness. Between the dates indicated for this version, additional topics in office automation were not evaluated or recommended for credit. Version 2: All topics in Version 1; in addition, community policing. Version 3: Topics include: police organizational structure; processing civilian complaints; aided cases; missing persons reports; accident reports; property; penal law; criminal procedural law; categories of offenses; culpable mental states; crisis intervention; stress awareness; community policing; key-boarding; proofreading skills; telephone techniques; word processing, including formatting, editing, merging, columns; on-line information systems. Version 4: Topics include: police organizational structure; processing civilian complaints; aided cases; missing persons reports; accident reports; property; penal law; criminal procedural law; categories of offenses; culpable mental states; crisis intervention; stress awareness; courtesy, professionalism, and respect; key-boarding; proofreading skills; telephone techniques; word processing, including formatting, editing, merging, columns; on-line information systems. Version 5, 6, and 7: All topics in Version 4; in addition, introduction to computer hardware and the Windows XP operating system.

Credit recommendation: 

Version 1 and 2: In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours as an elective in Criminal Justice (1/91) (5/96 revalidation). Version 3, 4 and 5: In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours as an elective in Criminal Justice, and 3 semester hours as an elective in Office Technology or Office Automation Systems (11/96) (5/01 revalidation). Version 6 and 7: In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours as an elective in Criminal Justice, and 4 semester hours as an elective in Office Technology or Office Automation Systems  (6/06 revalidation) (6/11 revalidation) (6/16 revalidation).

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