Credits: 3 Credits (126 Clock Hours)
Perhaps the most important skill for any professional is the skill of communication. This course is designed to impart communication skills specifically geared toward the criminal justice professional. This course provides both a theoretical and practical study of the role of communication as it relates to law enforcement. Subjects include: thinking before speaking, oral and written communications, purposes of speech, public speaking including extemporaneous style speaking, non-verbal communication, grammar, making reports on the job, departmental records and record keeping, proper communication in the courtroom, interviewing and interrogating witnesses and suspects, communication technology, communicating with ethnic groups, and much more.
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Upon completion of this individual course, students will be awarded a certificate from the The Washington Technical Institute.
Certification from the accredited Washington Technical Institute will signify the student's achievement in both knowledge and competence.
This certificate is valid in all 50 States.
Course Format: Instructor Led Online Course
Students are required to complete weekly reading assignments both from the textbook and other supplemental materials. Students must also participate in discussions with the course instructor and fellow students. Discussion forums are provided in the WTI online classroom.
Online tests are conducted at the end of each course.
Students are not required to attend any scheduled class meetings. Log in at your convenience to attend school.
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Washington Technical Institute is Regionally accredited by the Middle States Association CESS, and licensed by the Minnesota Office of Higher Education as an institution of higher learning