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Jail Officer Academy

CJ 102

Jail Officer Academy

CJ 102

Course Description

Prerequisite: Must be qualified to be a Local Corrections Officer according to the minimum hiring standards of the Michigan Sheriff’s Coordinating and Training Council (MSCTC). Must have also successfully passed the MSCTC LCOPAT test as well as the EMPCO Local Corrections Officer written examination prior to entry into the Jail Officers Academy. LWA 279 and LWT 170 must be taken concurrently. Provides the basic training necessary to assume the duties of corrections deputy or local detention officer in accordance with Michigan Sheriff’s Coordinating and Training Council (MSCTC) standards and certification. Includes Booking and Intake Screening, Correctional Law, Cultural Diversity, Custody and Security, Stress Management, Ethics in Corrections, Prisoner Behavior, Workplace Harassment, Fire Safety, Interpersonal Communications, Report Writing, and Suicide Awareness. Contact the Delta Police Academy for information concerning admission requirements, enrollment, and current course fees. (112-0)

Outcomes and Objectives

Meet the current Michigan Sheriff’s Coordinating and Training Council (MSCTC) Local Corrections Officer Certification objectives.

Objectives:

  • Objectives on file in the Police Academy Office. Also refer to http://www.sherifftrainingcouncil.org/certification.html Training modules include: Booking & Intake 8 hours Correctional Law 16 hours Cultural Diversity 4 hours Custody & Security 24 hours Ethics in Corrections 2 hours Fire Safety 12 hours Interpersonal Communications 16 hours Prisoner Behavior 8 hours Report Writing 8 hours Workplace Harassment 2 hours Stress Management 4 hours Suicide Awareness 8 hours