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In-Service Training (NYPD) - Inactive Courses

Descriptions and credit recommendations for all evaluated learning experiences

Location:
Police Academy, 235 East 20th St., New York, NY.
Length:
70 hours (2 weeks).
Dates:
January 1983 - June 1987.
Objectives:
To provide law enforcement personnel with an understanding of the theory and practical aspects of arson investigation.
Instruction:
Arson investigation: causes, tactics, motives, examination, pathology, incendiary, accidental; interviewing/interrogation; legal aspects/court testimony; crime scene: packaging of evidence; fatal fires; building construction; explosives/bombs; forensic evidence.
Credit recommendation:
In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 4 semester hours in Arson Investigation (4/85).
Location:
Police Academy, 235 East 20th St., New York, NY.
Length:
40 hours (1 week).
Dates:
April 1984 - April 1986.
Objectives:
To Provide law enforcement personnel with an understanding of the fundamental theory of, and practice in, basic criminal investigation.
Instruction:
Burglary; robbery; homicide investigation; ballistics; crime scene; law of arrest; standards of proof; interviewing/interrogation; stop and frisk; surveillance; eyewitness identification; report writing; sex crimes; drugs; juveniles; domestic terrorism; constitutional law.
Credit recommendation:
In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 2 semester hours as an elective in Criminal Justice (4/85).
Location:
Police Academy, 235 East 20th St., New York, NY.
Length:
48 hours (16 weeks).
Dates:
February 1969 - February 1978.
Objectives:
To enable the police supervisor to apply management techniques, theories, and concepts in his/her work.
Instruction:
Development of management theory and its application to the law enforcement function; consideration of the works of Blake, Mouton, McGregor, Maslow, Herzberg, and others; the behavioral science approach to management; A.M.A. Standards of Performance Program; techniques of problem-solving. The course includes the use of case studies and role-playing.
Credit recommendation:
In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Personnel Management (10/76).
Location:
Various locations in New York City.
Length:

Course 1: 140 hours (7 weeks); Course 2: 120 hours (6 weeks).

Dates:
Course 1: September 1972 - December 1977. Course 2: September 1972 - December 1977.
Objectives:

Courses 1 and 2: To develop in law enforcement officers the basic skills in the Spanish language, with emphasis on conversation, in order that they may communicate more effectively with the Hispanic community in New York City.

Instruction:

Courses 1 and 2: Formulation of the basic grammatical knowledge needed for students to use Spanish properly, and development of an active vocabulary of 1,500 words. All tenses of the indicative; the four cases of articles and nouns; singular and plural forms; pronouns; adjectival endings; basic word order of sentences; the conditional and imperfect forms of regular verbs; irregular verbs. Emphasis is on idioms and terminology applicable to the daily needs of police officers. The course includes the use of group and individual, self-paced instruction with programmed materials, role-playing, and tapes. The course is enriched through planned field experiences in addition to regular classroom instruction covering the culture and history of Hispanics in New York City.

Credit recommendation:

Courses 1 and 2: In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 6 semester hours in Spanish (10/76). NOTE: Courses 1 and 2 must both be completed to receive credit. If a student obtains the highest possible rating on the scale used in these two courses, and if the Police Department supplies a detailed written evaluation of that student, a school may consider granting additional credit.

Location:
Emergency Service Unit, Floyd Bennett Field, Brooklyn, NY.
Length:
51 hours (12 weeks).
Dates:
February 1998 - April 2003.
Objectives:
Describe basic human anatomy and physiology; explain the rationale and describe fundamentals of pre-hospital care and treatment of the sick and injured; perform a primary and secondary patient survey by evaluating and treating a patient suffering from trauma or a medical emergency; perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation and clear an obstructed airway; defibrillate a patient in ventricular fibrillation; recognize the signs, symptoms and treatment of shock and external hemorrhage; perform immobilization techniques; prepare a mother for cephalic delivery; provide care to a newborn; demonstrate basic disentanglement of a patient, packaging and preparation for removal from the scene of an emergency; file a standardized NYS Patient Care Report; describe the roles and responsibilities of the first responder in performing both emergency and operational aspects of the job; demonstrate proper use and care of emergency equipment.
Instruction:
This course is designed to provide the basic education needed by first responders to provide patient care in the pre-hospital setting. The course covers all techniques of emergency medical care currently considered within the responsibilities of the first responder as well as the operational aspects of the job that the student will be expected to perform. Demonstration and skill practice are integrated into the didactic instruction. The curriculum consists of two divisions: basic life support and trauma/medical orientation; and three skills areas: patient assessment, airway and oxygen, bleeding control and fracture management. In addition, the following areas are covered: CPR recertification, overview of the pediatric patient, care of newborn, neonate resuscitation, rapid takedown, rapid extrication, helmet removal, and defibrillation. The course leads to NYS certification as a First Responder with the capability of performing defibrillation.
Credit recommendation:
In the lower division baccalaureate/ associate degree category, 2 semester hours in Health Science, Allied Health Sciences, Emergency Medical Care, or Nursing (4/98).
Location:
New York State Armory, 125 West 14th St., New York, NY.
Length:
35 hours (1 week).
Dates:
October 1976 - December 1978.
Objectives:
To provide the experienced investigator with an understanding of advanced techniques in the field of commercial robbery investigations.
Instruction:
Comprehensive and intensive treatment of concepts and techniques in commercial robbery investigations. Law of robbery; climate of robbery; investigation of a robbery case; robbery alert; hostage situations. (Prerequisite: Criminal Investigation, or Basic Criminal Investigator's Course, or an equivalent course.)
Credit recommendation:
In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 2 semester hours in Criminal Justice or Criminal Science (10/76). NOTE: A college should carefully consider the granting of credit to a student for more than one advanced investigatory course because of the similarity in subject matter covered.
Location:
Police Academy, 235 East 20th St., New York, NY.
Length:
68 hours (18 weeks).
Dates:
December 1972 - May 1977.
Objectives:
To provide the student with an understanding of security techniques in order to reduce and prevent losses due to theft and casualty.
Instruction:
External security: methods of entry; locks; alarms; safety devices; risk analysis. Internal security: security planning and surveys; control of personnel and visitors; commercial, residential, and industrial security; civil disturbances in high-rise buildings.  Report writing. Law of arrest.
Credit recommendation:
In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Security Administration (10/76).

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