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National College Credit Recommendation Service
Civilian Training (NYPD) - Inactive Courses
Credit Course Categories:
Descriptions and credit recommendations for all evaluated learning experiences
Version 1: 360 hours (8 weeks of classroom instruction and 1 week of field training). Version 2: 560 hours (12 weeks of classroom instruction and 2 weeks of field training). Version 3: 511 hours (3 trimester format).
Version 1: August 2000 - January 2003.* Version 2: February 2003 - May 2006. Version 3: June 2006 - January 2014. (See Active Course Exhibit within the 'Civilian Training' category for Version 4).
Version 1, 2, 3: Upon successful completion, students will be able to apply pertinent criminal and procedural legal concepts, and appropriate human relations skills to the security and protection of the school environment.
Version 1, 2, 3: Laws of arrest; authority of agents to stop and question; laws of evidence; use of force; radio communications; report writing; weapons detection; visitor control procedures; effective communication skills; cultural diversity; hate crimes; crisis intervention; ethics; self-defense; frisking and handcuffing; first aid and CPR.
Version 1 or 2: In the lower division baccalaureate/ associate degree category, 6 semester hours in Criminal Justice or Security Administration (6/01) (6/06 revalidation). *NOTE: The credit recommendation for this course is extended to individuals who completed study between December 1998 and July 2000 upon the successful completion of all current examinations required in the course. The official transcript from the New York City Police Department will indicate whether an individual qualified under this special arrangement. Version 3: In the lower division baccalaureate/ associate degree category, 6 semester hours in Criminal Justice or Security Administration, and in the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 2 semester hours in physical education (6/11). NOTE: An earlier version of this training program under the sponsorship of the New York City Board of Education Division of School Safety was recommended for credit from September 1993 to November 1995.
Version 1, 2, 3 and 4: 70 hours (4 or 5 weeks).
Version 1: February 1990 - February 1991. Version 2: March 1991 - April 1991. Version 3 : December 1999 - August 2004. Version 4: September 2004 - September 2014. Version 5: October 2014 - March 2022.
Version 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5: Upon successful completion, students will be able to: explain the role of managers in organizations; describe principles of good communication; describe various theories of motivation and apply them to case problems; describe principles of team building; set goals according to established criteria; classify and describe leadership styles; conduct interviews; explain principles of effective time management; identify issues of ethics in management; and use problem-solving and decision-making techniques.
Version 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5: Major topics include: communication skills, motivation skills, group dynamics and group interaction; leadership styles; leadership skills; goal setting skills; delegation; problem-solving; decision-making; ethical awareness; New York State Right to Know Laws; Equal Employment Opportunity; drug awareness; AIDS awareness; stress awareness and stress management; employee assistance programs; and employee evaluation.
Version 1: In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 2 semester hours in Supervision. Version 2 and 3: In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Supervision (1/91) (10/99 revalidation). NOTE: The credit recommendation in Version 2 reflects a reconsideration of this course following the implementation of additional testing. Version 4: In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Supervision (10/04 revalidation) (10/09 revalidation). NOTE: The credit recommendation in Version 4 reflects a reconsideration of this course due to an enhanced emphasis on problem-solving and decision-making scenarios.Version 5: In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 4 semester hours in Supervision or Management (10/14 revalidation). NOTE: The credit recommendation in Version 5 reflects a reconsideration of this course due to enhanced emphasis on management.