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OLRN1079 By-Law Enforcement

Description: Students learn about the structure of municipal governments and their power to enact bylaws and the importance of bylaws. A number of different municipal statutes are studied such as zoning bylaws, animal control bylaws and licensing. Students also learn about preparing for court in regard to offences against municipal codes and the importance of good note taking.
Hours: 28
Credits: 2
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OLRN1314 Canadian Criminal Justice System

Description: Today's law enforcement professionals must be able to apply the laws of Canada and those of the provinces. Therefore, students require more than a basic understanding of the Canadian justice system and how it applies to the field of law enforcement. In this course, students acquire foundational knowledge and skills related to the development, structure and practical operation of the Canadian criminal justice system. The course is geared towards students who will become practitioners in the criminal justice field and will require knowledge of their role in relation to the justice process as a whole. Throughout the course, students will have an opportunity to critically analyze the various components of the justice system, as well as examine the overall effectiveness and efficiency of the system.
Hours: 42
Credits: 3
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OLRN1416 Canadian Law and Provincial Legislation

Description: This course is designed to introduce the participants to the fundamental concepts of Canada's legal system. The students will learn how laws are defined, created, implemented and interpreted to provide solutions to problems. Various Acts impacting emergency communications will be examined and "on the job" implications explored.
Hours: 45
Credits: 3
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OLRN1316 Correctional Practice

Description: Essential institutional security duties are described and practiced in this course. These include duties related to key control, institutional counts, post-security, personal and area searches, inmate escorts, inmate movement control, inmate segregation, control of contraband, admitting and discharge, visits and correspondence, inventory control, transportation and medications. Students are introduced to the techniques involved in writing security reports that meet institutional standards.
Hours: 30
Credits: 2
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OLRN1357 Penology

Description: This course provides an historical overview of corrections leading to the present penal system with focus on the prevailing ideologies and practices of the day. We also examine the effectiveness of various correctional strategies such as probation, parole, electronic monitoring, and boot camps. Federal correctional facilities are visited within the context of this course.
Hours: 30
Credits: 2
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OLRN1024 Principles of Ethical Reasoning

Description: This course focuses on ethical issues faced by the individual as a person and more particularly as a professional with authority and responsibility for law enforcement. It will help the student clarify their values and establish a framework for ethical decision making. The course will focus the students' minds on the importance of moral philosophy as a component of the decision making process.
Hours: 45
Credits: 3
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OLRN1291 Private Investigator Training

Description: This course has been designed as per the training standards prescribed by the Ministry of Community Safety & Correctional Services under the Private Security and Investigative Services Act. The course content is based solely on Ministry-mandated requirements for eligibility to write the provincial licensing examination for Private Investigators in the province of Ontario.
Hours: 56
Credits: 4
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OLRN1317 Safe and Secure Environments

Description: Learners develop an understanding of the legal parameters of correctional operations, the organizational framework of federal and provincial correctional services, and an overview of staffing models and responsibilities in secure environments. Designed as an introductory course, a knowledge foundation for subsequent application of static and dynamic security skills is established.
Hours: 30
Credits: 2
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