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The Law and Security Administration and Police Foundations Programs share a common first-year curriculum providing a broad theoretical and general base of studies in the Social Sciences and Humanities. Second-year courses are directed towards specific knowledge acquirement and skill development required for a law enforcement career in either the public or private sectors. The Law and Security Administration program is designed to prepare graduates for employment in private investigations, security administration and a variety of other private and public law enforcement careers. Police Foundations is designed to prepare graduates for entry-level positions in public policing.
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Level One
COMM1850     Essential Writing Skills

Description: This course will introduce students to the essential concepts of grammar and sentence structure leading to effective college-level paragraph construction.
Hours: 15
Credits: 1

FIT1030     Fitness And Lifestyle Management
Description: Society has come to recognize that personal and collective wellness is essential to the enhanced quality of life. This course introduces the student to the concepts of wellness with an emphasis on fitness, providing practical strategies for developing a healthy lifestyle. Students, through lectures, independent practical experience and self-evaluation address physical fitness, nutrition, self-responsibility, stress management, cardiovascular disease, shift work, and back health. The student will be introduced to concepts to assist them in developing strategies to help them design and implement an effective personal fitness program for general health and wellness. Students will be introduced to the Bona Fide Occupational Requirements for policing (PREP test), as well as the Peel Regional Police Fitness Standards so that they are aware of fitness performance expectations should they elect, and be accepted into, Fitness for Police Foundations next semester.
Hours: 30
Credits: 2

LAW1010     Law Enforcement Careers
Description: This course is designed to broaden the students' knowledge of the various law enforcement careers available to them. An in-depth look at the duties, responsibilities, salary, hiring requirements, employment standards, and legislation of specific fields is included.
Hours: 30
Credits: 2

LAW1020     Introduction to Law
Description: The student will receive an introduction to Canadian law and the legal system by becoming familiar with the language of the law and terminology used throughout the administration of justice. Recognition of how 'law' is established through judicial and legislative authority will be gained and the concepts and principles which form the structure of both civil and criminal law will be learned.. The foundation of all government authority will be examined through an introduction to the Constitution Act, 1982, including the Canadian Charter of Rights and freedoms. Completion of this course will serve as the framework for the more practical applications of law developed in the progressive semesters.
Hours: 45
Credits: 3

LAW1040     Principles Of Ethical Reasoning

Description: This course focuses on ethical issues faced by the individual as a person and more particularly as a professional with authority and responsibility for law enforcement. It will help the student clarify their values and establish a framework for ethical decision making. The course will focus the students' minds on the importance of moral philosophy as a component of the decision making process.
Hours: 45
Credits: 3

LAW1060     Canadian Criminal Justice System

Description: Providing an overview of the Canadian Criminal Justice System with a particular emphasis on the history, function, role and organization of Canadian law enforcement services, this course examines the operation of the criminal justice system. Each of the major components from enforcement through the courts and correctional services will be explored.
Hours: 45
Credits: 3

SOC1010     Sociology And Canadian Society

Description: This course deals with the systematic study of groups and societies. The focus is on the analysis of Canadian social institutions and the social processes that impact upon our everyday lives. A major emphasis will be placed on the pluralistic nature of Canadian society. Current data is drawn upon to convey the fundamental principles and concepts of sociology in a framework that is relevant to the Canadian student.
Hours: 45
Credits: 3

Level Two
COMM1860     Applied Writing Skills

Description: Students will be introduced to a variety of vocationally-specific formats and further development of their paragraph writing skills leading to the creation of more comprehensive documents.
Hours: 15
Credits: 1

LAW1080     Criminal Law And Civil Law

Description: Enabling students to analyze the elements of an offence, to classify offences and to identify possible defenses in criminal cases, this course also teaches students to analyze the rights and obligations of citizens in areas of civil law. The student will recognize the responsibilities and limitations of citizens in light of the Charter of Rights and Freedoms.
Hours: 45
Credits: 3
Pre-Requisites: LAW1020

LAW1180     Community and Social Services
Description: This course will explore the structure and administration of community organizations and social services that operate within and adjacent to the Criminal Justice System. The student is required to perform community service and apply knowledge obtained within the course.
Hours: 30
Credits: 2

LAW1210     Criminology

Description: This course provides an examination of various theoretical explanations of criminal and deviant behaviour including the sociological, biological and psychological perspectives. Criminological theory is related to various types of criminal activity. The reality of crime in Canada including victimology is examined through crime statistics and correlates of criminal behaviour. The impact on theory on the development and effectiveness of the criminal justice system is discussed with an emphasis on future trends within the system.
Hours: 45
Credits: 3

LIBS1360     Political Science/Public Administration
Description: This course provides an introduction to the concepts of both political science and public administration and the way they relate to law enforcement. The history of politics in Canada, as well as the complexities of elections, political parties, policy development, the legislative process, are examined. Additionally, the course includes an analysis of the theories pertaining to public administration and an understanding of the interaction among the three levels of government.
Hours: 45
Credits: 3

PLCE2080     Conflict Management
Description: This course is designed to develop the ability of the participant to intervene in conflict and crisis situations with competence and confidence. The conflict situation will be examined from its inception through intervention by either police or other law enforcement agencies. Various problem-solving skills and non-violent intervention techniques are discussed along with intervention strategies directed toward specific incidents. Behaviour patterns that may lead to violent encounters are analyzed and the appropriate legal responses to these encounters are learned. These responses emphasize both officer and public/client safety through awareness and preparation.
Hours: 45
Credits: 3

PSYC1010     Psychology: Basic Processes Of Behaviour

Description: Psychology is the study of behaviour - that of humans and other creatures. This one-semester course is about the basic concepts of psychological research methods, learning, memory, perception, states of consciousness, motivation, and emotion.
Hours: 45
Credits: 3

SOC1020     Contemporary Social Problems

Description: The student will analyze contemporary social issues using the current social science paradigms and theories. Topics such as crime, violence, abuse, social stratification, ageism and racism will are included.
Hours: 45
Credits: 3
Pre-Requisites: SOC1010

      Electives: Fitness Option
Description: Student must complete a minimum of 30 Hours

Elective Courses:

FIT1010     Fitness for Police Foundations I

Hours: 30
Credits: 2
Pre-Requisites: FIT1030

FIT1020     Fitness for LASA
Description: Students will be required to complete a standard PAR-Q and consent form
Hours: 30
Credits: 2
Pre-Requisites: FIT1030

Level Three
LAW2015     Legal Research

Description: Legislation of one type or another affects most aspects of our daily lives, and regulates how we conduct our affairs. Federal and provincial statutes, regulations, bylaws and judge made law must be complied with if penalties are to be avoided. In order to prepare graduates for employment in the professional field, in the commercial field, or in the field of government it is imperative that they are able to locate, interpret and apply the law, relevant to their occupation.

This course will approach the legal research process step by step so that the student can learn how to solve legal "problems", such as determining who makes the law, analyzing which law applies, discovering how it is applied and by whom, and ultimately recognizing what happens when the law is breached. Th student will be exposed to a variety of computer resources. The student will be exposed to a variety of computer resources.
Hours: 45
Credits: 3
Pre-Requisites: LAW1080

LAW2070     Applied Communications in Law Enforcement
Description: This level two course is designed to enable students to enhance and apply the language skills learned in Communications I to longer, more advanced projects. Students will develop and enhance their reading, listening, and observational skills, and also acquire effective presentation skills. They will complete exercises that familiarize them with professional communication practices including various techniques used in speaking to groups and each student will be required to make a presentation. Additionally, they will write notebook entries and incident reports following guidelines used by law enforcement agencies.
Hours: 45
Credits: 3

LAW2110     Interviewing And Investigations For The Private Sector
Description: In this course, students will learn the key fundamentals to be successful as an investigator. The focal topics of this course are the investigation process, understanding evidence, and interviewing techniques. Students will learn how and why different interviews are conducted as well as an exploration of the behavioural sciences truth verification techniques.
Hours: 45
Credits: 3

LAW2200     Security Fundamentals
Description: The Security Fundamentals course is designed to introduce the students to a broad overview of the practical skills required in the security industry. These skills are essential in the areas of corporate security, corrections, and all areas of law enforcement. Practical application of their skills will build on the theoretical components of patrolling, radio communication traffic control and building/perimeter protection.
Hours: 45
Credits: 3

LAW2210     Security Systems I
Description: In this course, students will be introduced the world of mechanical and electrical security systems used by private and public sectors globally. Course topics will initiate the basic understanding of the core monitoring devices used in Closed Circuit Surveillance Systems (CCTV), Access Control and Intrusion Detection systems. Students will learn about the common issues and trouble shooting techniques required for the daily monitoring and control of these types of systems. Students will learn about the professional and ethical use of these types of systems and the expectations of the security industry. Students will be able to practice some of these skills in a lab environment
Hours: 45
Credits: 3

LAW2225     Safety and Accident Prevention
Description: This course is designed to provide students with a basic knowledge of acts and regulations relating to occupational safety and the concepts and techniques of safety management. Topics covered in this course include: WHMIS, OHSA, workplace violence, safety equipment and Systems. Students will have an opportunity to conduct mock safety inspections and then design prevention plans.
Hours: 30
Credits: 2

LAW2230     Crime Prevention

Description: This course introduces the student to crime prevention theory and practice in both the community and corporate environments. Crime prevention will be explored from determining root cause through all levels response. Students will be introduced to CPTED strategies, retail loss prevention strategies and community crime prevention.
Hours: 45
Credits: 3

Level Four
COMM2000     Advanced Writing Skills

Description: In conjunction with the student's specified vocational program course, students will be guided in the creation of a major writing project or assignment that is required by their vocational program course. Students will be introduced to fundamental research skills and assignment-specific vocational document formats.
Hours: 15
Credits: 1

LAW1140     Powers, Authorities And Liabilities In The Private Sector

Description: The course is designed to focus on the authorities and liabilities of a private sector investigator. The course will examine in detail the Private Investigator and Security Guards Act as well as provisions of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms and the Canadian Criminal Code of relevance to private sector investigators. The course will examine tort liabilities identify legal concerns; explore ethical issues and professional standards; review evidence issues; and review litigation issues of special significance to private investigators, including private prosecutions, private search warrants, privilege of investigation reports and evidence.
Hours: 45
Credits: 3

LAW1150     Provincial And Federal Statutes

Description: This course will introduce students to provincial and federal statutes most commonly encountered by law enforcement personnel. Offences created by provincial and federal statutes pervade all areas of life. Students will examine a variety of Statutes including the Trespass to Property Act, Liquor License Act, Tenant Protection Act, Environmental Protection Act, Criminal Code, Immigration Act. Students will learn to navigate through the legislation using a variety of hands-on exercises and scenarios leading ultimately to a mock trial in an actual court room.
Hours: 45
Credits: 3
Pre-Requisites: LAW1080

LAW2240     Applied Investigation Techniques
Description: This course builds on previous course Interviewing and Investigation. Students extrapolate their basic investigation knowledge to many different areas with the private security field. Students will learn through case studies and guest speakers the methods and techniques employed in the areas of: fraud, retail, cargo, transportation, and corrections
Hours: 45
Credits: 3

LAW2250     Security Systems II
Description: In this course, students will review the basic fundamentals and principles of security systems used by the private and public sectors globally as introduced in Security Systems I. Course topics will involve hands on connectivity of test devices in a lab environment for students to practice basic use and troubleshooting techniques of Closed Circuit Surveillance (CCTV), Access Control and Intrusion Detection systems. Students will work on projects using CPTED strategies in security technology system design.
Hours: 45
Credits: 3

LAW2260     Security Seminars/Career Preparation
Description: The Security Seminars/Career Preparation course is designed to provide students with real life experiences to enhance their skills and to introduce them to the tests associated with the law enforcement fields. The security seminars will include topics such as use of force demonstrations, non-lethal control methods, and searching persons for contraband and weapons. The career preparation will introduce and prepare students for testing in the areas of corrections, policing (Regional, OPP & RCMP), and Canadian Border Services Agency.
Hours: 30
Credits: 2

LAW2270     Security Supervision
Description: This course is designed to teach students the planning, management and organizational skills required in their future supervisory and management roles. Using a combination of theory and practical instruction in the classroom and computer labs, this course will equip students to design and implement efficient, proactive and cost effective administrative procedures related to basic scheduling, human resources and leadership skills.
Hours: 45
Credits: 3

LAW2285     Risk Management
Description: Risk Management is currently one of the fastest growing areas with the private security field. Students will be introduced to the process of Risk Management with special attention to the threat risk analysis. The student will understand the many forms of risk and how to manage that risk.
Hours: 30
Credits: 2

LAW2290     Information Security
Description: This course is taught in a computer lab and will introduce students to the field of high technology crime. Students will learn how learn the basic components of computer systems, networks and related devices. The students will learn what makes systems vulnerable to attack and principles of how to secure them. The student will also learn computer system incident response and how to investigate computer crime.
Hours: 30
Credits: 2
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