Topics of Study

Police Academy Topics of Study

  • Orientation
  • The Criminal Justice System
  • Peace Officer Standards and Training
  • Georgia Criminal Law
  • Ethics and Professionalism
  • Officer and the public
  • Peace Officer Liability
  • Rules of Evidence
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Interpersonal Communications
  • Firearms Classroom and Range
  • Criminal Procedures
  • Mental Health
  • Family Violence
  • Community Policing Crime Prevention Techniques
  • Crime Victim's Compensation Program
  • Media Relations
  • Cultural Diversity
  • Fingerprinting
  • Crimes in Progress
  • Patrol and Observation
  • Arrest Booking Procedures
  • Terrorism
  • Vehicle Pullovers
  • Communications and GCIC Procedures
  • Courtroom Demeanor and Testimony
  • Interviews and Interrogations
  • Report Writing
  • Crime Scene Processing
  • Officer Survival
  • Fundamentals of Investigation
  • Arson Investigation
  • Bombs and Explosives
  • Sex Crimes Investigation
  • Burglary Investigation
  • Robbery Investigation
  • Crimes against Children
  • Death Investigation
  • Juvenile Offender
  • Surveillance
  • Hazardous Materials
  • Organized Crimes and Gang Investigation
  • Traffic Enforcement
  • Motor Vehicle Law
  • Accident Reporting
  • Environmental Crimes
  • Motor Vehicle Theft Investigation
  • Controlled Substance Investigation
  • Impaired Driving
  • Emergency Vehicle Operations Course, EVOC
  • Stress
  • Traffic Direction and Control
  • Vehicle Occupant Protection
  • NIMS: Incident Command System
  • Universal Precautions
  • First Aid & CPR
  • Judgmental Simulation in the Use of Deadly Force

The order in which the topics are listed does not imply the order in which they are taught.

Police Academy 1-2 005-2
Police Academy 1-2 008-2

Contact

Rich Nable
Reinhardt University
Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice
RAN@reinhardt.edu
Phone 770-720-5924