Evansville Police Department

Police Academy

Southwest Indiana Law Enforcement Academy

SECTION 1: ADMINISTRATION

1. Registration1 HR
2. Entrance Processing/Opening Remarks/Course Review1 HR
3. Study Techniques/Resource Center1 HR
4. Physical Education/Nutrition2 HRS
5.Final Exam Review2 HRS
6. Graduation Rehearsal3 HRS
7. Graduation1 HR
8. dinistrative Matters2 HRS
9. Public Speaking1 HR
10. Critique1 HR
TOTAL:15 HRS

SECTION 2: CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND RELATED MATTERS

1. Intoduction to Criminal Justice2 HRS
2. Ethics3 HRS
3. Jurisdictions1 HR
4. Law Enforcement Communications1 HR
5. Victim/Witness Assistance1 HR
6. Severe Weather Warnings1 HR
7. Terrorism/Homland Security4 HRS
8. Assisting Agencies1 HR
TOTAL:14 HRS

SECTION 3: HUMAN BEHAVIOR

1. Introduction to Human Behavior1 HR
2. Elderly Abuse/Endangered Adult1 HR
3. Special Persons/Mentally ILL6 HRS
4. Deaf Awareness1 HR
5. Autism1 HR
6. Domestc Violence (4)11 HRS
7. Sexual Assault1 HR
8. child Abuse2 HRS
9. Child Molestation1 HR
10. SIDS1 HR
11. Juveniles3 HRS
12. Hate Crimes1 HR
13. Street Level Spanish14 HRS
14. Human Trafficking1 HR
15. Child Custody1 HR
TOTAL:46 HRS

 

SECTION 4: PROBLEM SOLVING/OTHER ISSUES IN LAW ENFORCEMENT

1. Community Policing3 HRS
2. Cultural Awareness2 HRs
3. Stress3 HRS
4. Conflict Management1 HR
5. Critical Incidents/NIMS (Includes test)5 HRS
6. Post Shooting Trauma/Line of Duty Death2 HRS
7. Criminal Profiling1 HR
8. Interpersonal Communications4 HRS
9. Gangs2 HRS
TOTAL:23 HRS

SECTION 5: LAW

1. Traffic Law17 HRS
2. constitutional provisions & History3 HRS
3. Introduction to Criminal Law1 HR
4. Criminal Law/Search & Seizure Law/Mock Trial/Firearms Reg Review45 HRS**
5. Criminal Law3 HRS
6. Land Lord/Tennant Laws1 HR
TOTAL:70 HRS

SECTION 6: TRAFFIC PROCEDURES

1. Vehicle Crash Investigations (6)14 HRS
2. Traffic Direction and Control/UTT1 HR
3. Alcohol and Tobacco Enforcement2 HRS
4. Hazardous Materials6 HRS
TOTAL:23 HRS

SECTION 7: PATROL PROCEDURES

1.Patrol Techniques5 HRS
2. OMVWI Practical6 HRS
3. S.T.O.P.S. (14)24 HRS**
4. SFST16 HRS
5. Building Searches/Active SHooter (4)6 HRS
6. K-93 HRS
TOTAL:60 HRS

 

SECTION 8: CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION AND FORENSICSCIENCE

1. Autho Theft1 HR
2. Crimes against Property2 HRS
3. Bunco Fraud2 HRS
4. Death Investigation2 HRS
5. Interview Techniques/Custodial Interview2 HRS
6. Explosives2 HRS
7. Crime Scene Management10 HRS
8. Narcotics Investigations21 HRS
9. Theft of Preious Metals1 HR
TOTAL:43 HRS

SECTION 9: EMERGENCY VEHICLE OPERATIONS COURSE

1. EVO Classroom7 HRS
2. EVO Practical28 HRS
TOTAL:35 HRS

 

SECTION 10: EMS AWARENESS

1. First Responder- CPR/Heimlich Maneuver11 HRS
2. Suicide Management1 HR
TOTAL:12 HRS

 

SECTION 11: DEFENSIVE TACTICS

1. Chemical Agents (2)3 HRS
2. Defensive Attacks (42)45 HRS
TOTAL:48 HRS

 

SECTION 12: FIREARMS

1. Firearms Instruction (Includes Exam)20 HRS
2. Shotgun Range (4)8 HRS
3. Firarms Range (2)65 HRS
4. Firearms Qualification (4)4 HRS
TOTAL:97 HRS

SECTION 13: POLICE SKILLS

1. Report Writing16 HRS
2. Water Safety (4)4 HRS
3. Photography1 HR
TOTAL:21 HRS

 

SECTION 14: PHYSICAL CONDITIONING

1. Physical Training (3 hrs x 12)12 HRS
2. Physical Assessment2 HRS
TOTAL:14 HRS

 

SECTION 15: EXAMINATIONS

1. SWILEA Entrance Exam1 HR
2. Traffic Law Exam1 HR
3. Criminal Law Exam2 HRS
4. Human Behavior Exam1 HR
5. Vehicle Crash Exam1 HR
6. Criminal Justice Exam1 HR
7. Defensive Tactics Exam1 HR
8. Comprehensive Exam2 HRS
9. S.T.O.P.S. Exam1 HR
10. Physical Education Exam1 HR
11. Criminal Investigations Exam1 HR
TOTAL:13 HRS

 

AREA TOTALS

1. Administration15 HRS
2. Criminal Justice and Relatd Matters17 HRS
3. Human Behavior46 HRS
4. Problem Solving/other issues in LE23 HRS
5. Law70 HRS
6. Traffic Procedures23 HRS
7. Patrol Procedures60 HRS
8. Criminal Investigation and Forensic Science43 HRS
9. Emergency Vehicle Operations35 HRS
10. EMS Awareness12 HRS
11. Defensive Tactics48 HRS
12. Firearms97 HRS
13. Police Skills21 HRS
14 Physical Conditioning14 HRS
15. Examinations13 HRS
TOTAL:
*() indicates practical hours for that subject
533 HRS
37 HOURS will be devoted to Field Days 
TOTAL FOR CURRICULUM:571 HRS