Police Technology Course
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Module One

Required Readings:
1. Police Technology
    a. Chapter One through Six

Recommended Readings:

  1. 800 MHz Public Safety Interference: The Consensus Plan, The Police Chief, Technology Talk, October 20032.
  2. Your Source for Law Enforcement IT Guidance, The Police  Chief, Technology Talk, May 2003
  3. Radio Spectrum, Executive Technology Brief, National Institute for Justice
  4. Intranets: A New Tool for Corrections Managers, Ned Benton, Corrections Managers' Report, October/November 1996
  5. Introduction to Wireless Data, Broadbeam Corporation, Trenton, New Jersey, 2000

 Assignments:

  1. Choose two of the discussion questions from three of the six chapters (for a total of six questions). Write a one or two paragraph response to each of the questions;
  2. Go to Page 18 or 66 in the text, complete either of the "try this" exercise.  Submit a one paragraph description of your results;
  3. Go to Page 96 or 103 in the text, complete either of the "try this" exercise.  Submit a one paragraph description of your results;
  4. Go to Page 105 or 107 in the text, complete either of the "try this" exercise.  Submit a one paragraph description of your results;
  5. Go to Page 123 in the text, complete the "try this" exercise.  Submit a one paragraph description of your results;
  6. Return exam one via US Mail.
  7. Participate in the Online Forum Discussion; and,
  8. Work on Session/Semester Project:  Browse the last three chapters of the primary text book, Police Technology.  Your final paper for this course will be a topic of your selection within the broad categories of: Personnel and Training; Implementing and Managing Technology; and, Emerging and Future Technologies.  As part of your assignments for this module of instruction, you must choose one of the areas of inquiry and submit your selection along with a one paragraph explanation of why your chose this area.  Refer to the expanded assignment for specific information on the final project.

 

Special Instructions:

1.      You must request exam one via email from the instructor.

2.      Register and create a user name that is your first initial, last name, and the
         word  "Union."  If I    were creating that user name I would be rfosterunion.

3.     Click here to find the first threaded discussion assignment.

4.      After you have posted, you must respond to a post made by another Union     

         learner.

Due Dates Winter 2008 Go To
Semester Session I Session II  
January 2 January 2 February 25 Semester/Session Begins
January 31 January 11 March 7 Module One
February 22 January 25 March 21 Module Two
March 21 February 8 April 4 Module Three
April 14 February 21 April 17 Module Four
April 19 February 23 April 19 Semester/Session Ends

 

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