LAWE 229

Firearms

2 Undergraduate credits
Effective August 16, 2015 – Present

Graduation requirements this course fulfills

The primary goal of this course is to provide content and scenarios related to firearms. This course is designed to give students an understanding of the knowledge and skills required to perform the duties of a police officer. This course is one of 5 that make up the Skills curriculum required to prepare students to successfully complete the Minnesota Board of Peace Officer Standards and Training peace officer licensing examination.

Special information

Note: Special permission required. Only students accepted into the SKILLS practicum may register for this course.

Learning outcomes

General

  • Appropriate reactions to scenarios related to use of force.
  • Appropriate reactions to scenarios related to principles of firearm use.
  • Appropriate reactions to scenarios related to handgun range exercises.
  • Appropriate reactions to scenarios related to firearm selection.
  • Appropriate reactions to scenarios related to use of firearms in low light and adverse weather.