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CJS 220 - Emergency Vehicle Operations Course (EVOC)

2 credit hours -
RESTRICTED. Open only to Police Academy Option students. Covers classroom, simulator and actual driving practice mandated by the Maryland Police Training Commission for pre-employment certification as a sworn law enforcement officer. It is a capstone course of our Police Academy area of study and features classroom lecture, electronic simulator use and hands-on driver training. Students undergo an extensive defensive driving and emergency vehicle operation course. Included are driver attitude, defensive awareness and presence of mind, driver skills, physical forces that act on a vehicle, and safety of operator and the public in emergency response, pursuit driving and traffic enforcement stops. Lab includes operation of a police vehicle on a skill pad, skid pad, urban grid and a highway response course.

Prerequisite(s): CJS 109 , CJS 112 , CJS 127 , CJS 128 , LGS 215  /CJS 215, LGS 216 /CJS 216, CJS 219 , CJS 222 , EMT 104  or HEA 150  and approval from the Police Academy Director.

Corequisite(s): CJS 218 , CJS 225 , CJS 226 , PHE 214 .

Note: Class is restricted to AACC Police Academy students and will meet at a Driver Training Facility (DTF) of the Maryland Police and Corrections Training Commission (MPCTC) at Sykesville, Maryland. Typically offered OF; fall and spring terms.