Criminal Justice Studies

CLEET: Council on Law Enforcement Education and Training

CLEET requires these courses be taken in a designated sequence and must be taken at RSU not subject to transfer). CLEET Skills courses are restricted to C.O.P. Option students. C.O.P. Option students must maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0, score a “B” or higher in First Aid and a “C” or higher in all other core courses.

CLEET requires C.O.P. Option to provide instruction in ten separate subject areas designated as either:

Functional Areas

  • Orientation
  • Community Relations
  • First Aid / CPR
  • Legal Matters
  • Criminal Investigation
  • Traffic Administration
  • Patrol Techniques

Skills Training Areas

  • Firearms
  • Custody & Control
  • Law Enforcement Driver Training

Each of the ten subject areas contains CLEET learning objectives. Learning objectives are the laws, concepts and proficiencies taught during CLEET Basic Peace Officer Academy. The learning objectives are disbursed throughout academic courses comprising the AA:CJS degree plan:

  • Introduction to Criminal Justice
  • Criminal Law I
  • Community Relations
  • Criminalistics
  • Criminal Procedures and CLEET Skills Courses