Domestic Violence calls are among are among the most frequent calls received by officers and are the ones that can quickly result in injury to victims and officers alike. This class is held at the Law Enforcement Academy at 122 S Ellis Street, Cape Girardeau, Mo. This class is 26 hours and the cost is $175. It is included in the Continuing Education Contract and no additional cost.
There are certain things that responding officers are required by law to do when responding to Domestic Violence calls, and there are tactics that responding officers can employ to reduce the risk of injury to them and others at the scene. These requirements and tactics are covered in the class.
Continuing Education Units awarded for the successful completion of this course include:
Legal Studies: 4
Technical Studies: 4
Skill Development: 14
Total CEUs: 26
"Students attending Continuing Education programs sponsored by the Southeast Missouri State University Law Enforcement Academy must attend all of the regular blocks of instruction in order to receive a certificate of completion. In Continuing Education Programs, which consist of discreet blocks of instruction, the student may receive continuing education credits for those blocks which are actually completed."
- Dr. Michael Brown, Director
If you have questions or are interested in attending this or any other Academy training, please call the Academy at (573) 290-5110 for details.