Police Cadet Training (PCD)

PCD-1112  Cadet Physical Wellness Training  (1.5 Credits)  

This course will teach the skills needed to support personal health and wellness throughout your policing career. This includes physical fitness training, mental wellness strategies, education on proper nutrition and rest, and an emphasis on understanding the benefits of long-term healthy, active living. Not available for supplemental.

Instruction (1.5)

PCD-1113  Reasonable Officer Response  (6 Credits)  

This course prepares learners to correctly apply effective methods for the containment of individuals and scenes when the potential for threat or harm is present. Course topics include tactical communication, search and detainment procedures and the use of agency issue officer safety equipment. Not available for supplemental. Not eligible for Prior Learning Assessment. Graded: CR/NCR.

Instruction (6)

PCD-1114  Law Enforcement Firearms  (3 Credits)  

This course emphasizes firearm handling and usage by law enforcement personnel. Topics addressed include safety, maintenance, lawful use of force and the fundamentals of shooting. Policy and procedure with respect to dispatching wildlife will be covered. Learners will participate in field training sessions in order to demonstrate hands-on proficiency relating to the classroom theory. Not available for supplemental. Graded: CR/NCR.

Instruction (3)

PCD-1115  Emergency Vehicle Operations  (1.5 Credits)  

This emergency vehicle operations course is provided to cadets and focuses on the fundamentals of vehicle mechanics, vehicle dynamics, braking procedures, collision avoidance and emergency response driving techniques. In addition to policy and procedures for pursuit driving, cadets are instructed on the duties, responsibilities and liabilities associated with the safe handling and operation of an emergency vehicle. This course combines classroom theory with practical applications to provide cadets with the legal and technical skills necessary for the appropriate handling of emergency vehicles. Not available for supplemental. Graded: CR/NCR.

Instruction (1.5)

PCD-1121  Client Centered Service  (3 Credits)  

The application of foundational knowledge and skills in the area of client centered service. Topics include: interpersonal communication, diversity, bias-free policing practices, policy, process and legislation, and documentation procedures. Not available for supplemental.

Instruction (3)

PCD-1122  Emerging Public Safety Issues  (1.5 Credits)  

The application of foundational knowledge and skills when responding to a variety of public safety complaints. Topics include: mental health and substance abuse, prisoner transport, and managing officer mental wellness. Not available for supplemental.

Instruction (1.5)

PCD-1131  Criminal Code Offences I  (1.5 Credits)  

The application of procedural law, foundational patrol and investigative skills, interviewing, and scene management in the context of other criminal code offenses (such as cause of disturbance, mischief, etc.). Not available for supplemental.

Instruction (1.5)

PCD-1132  Criminal Code Offences II  (1.5 Credits)  

The application of federal and provincial legislation, arrest authorities, and release provisions in the context of other criminal code offenses and/or provincial offenses. Not available for supplemental.

Instruction (1.5)

PCD-1133  Provincial Offences  (1.5 Credits)  

The application of foundational knowledge and skills when investigating provincial offences. Topics include: traffic-related legislation, drug and alcohol enforcement, traffic stops, vehicle search and seizure, and traffic safety initiatives. Not available for supplemental.

Instruction (1.5)

PCD-1134  Criminal Code Property Offences  (3 Credits)  

The application of foundational knowledge and skills when investigating a property crime. Topics include: property offences, intelligence and information sharing, seizing and processing evidence as an exhibit, courtroom preparation, procedures, and testimony. Not available for supplemental.

Instruction (3)

PCD-1135  Crimes Against Persons I  (3 Credits)  

The application of foundational knowledge and skills when investigating crimes against persons. Topics include assault and sexual assault, assault victimology, interviewing suspects, and preparing and giving testimony in court. Not available for supplemental.

Instruction (3)

PCD-1136  Crimes Against Persons II  (1.5 Credits)  

The application of foundational knowledge and skills when investigating crimes against persons. Topics include: domestic violence, supports for victims and officers, and search/seizure authorities. Not available for supplemental.

Instruction (1.5)

PCD-1137  Criminal Code Driving Offences  (3 Credits)  

The comprehensive application of knowledge and skills in a complex criminal code driving related offense such as, criminal code driving offences, impaired driving-related offenses, failed to remain at the scene, dangerous driving, criminal negligence. Topics include: impaired driving-related offences, case law considerations, demands for samples and sobriety testing, and entering documentary evidence into court. Not available for supplemental.

Instruction (3)

PCD-1141  Economic Crime  (1.5 Credits)  

The application of foundational knowledge and skills to the investigation of economic crime. Topics include: economic crime, managing uncooperative persons, warned statements, court documentation, and prisoner booking procedures. Not available for supplemental.

Instruction (1.5)

PCD-1142  Sudden Death Investigations  (1.5 Credits)  

The application of foundational knowledge and skills when investigating a sudden death. Topics include: scene hazards, sudden death investigative procedures and protocols, notification of next of kin, and mental wellness and self-care. Not available for supplemental.

Instruction (1.5)