TACTICAL DRIVING FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT STUDENTS

  • Program: Law Enforcement
  • Course: Tactical Driving for Law Enforcement Students
  • Course #: LAWE2300
  • Total Credits: 0

Course Description

This course will introduce Law Enforcement students to basic defensive and emergency driving techniques. The student will be able to demonstrate techniques of operating a Law Enforcement vehicle in both emergency and non-emergency modes while avoiding accidents despite the actions of others. This class will be presented in both lecture and demonstration of skills. Students will demonstrate backing in cornering situations, long distance higher speed backing techniques and tight maneuvering exercises. There will be exercises that show basic evasive and collision avoidance driving techniques. The skid control portion is designed to show the student how to steer out of a skid. It will also emphasize proper recovery techniques with the use of accelerator, steering inputs and use of brakes. This class is taught at a location to be determined; it is a two day, 16 hour program and is graded pass/fail.

Course Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Disability Services

Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).

Course Goals

The following goals will be addressed in the course.

Credit Details
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites: 
    Admission into the Law Enforcement Program
  • Campus: Brooklyn Park

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