Advanced Patrol & Officer Survival

As one of the nation's leading experts on officer homicide, Criminologist James Davis provides students of this compelling distance learning course with important advice and tips for managing the dangers of police patrol and response. The final exam for this course is administered online as a 10-question multiple-choice test. Upon completion of the test, the score is automatically graded and documented in the student's "My Courses" transcript (accessible from the "My Account" page). In accordance with S2 Online course policy, the student must complete the online test with a passing score of 80% or better to receive a Certificate of Training. If the student does not pass the test the first time, the student has one opportunity to re-test.

Course syllabus:

  1. Officer Fatalities-An Analysis of What Really Kills Officers

  2. Hostile Engagements & Lessons Learned

  3. Vulnerability Reduction Strategies

  4. Traffic Stops

  5. Barricaded Suspects

  6. Tactical Reconnaissance

  7. Officer Rescue Tactics

  8. Drugs & Alcohol