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COURSE NUMBER: CRIM207
COURSE TITLE:Verbal Defense Techniques
DIVISION:Liberal Arts
SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS:2
CONTACT HOURS:90
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Verbal Defense Techniques provides useful tools and strategies to understand and explore the emotional, contextual, and potentially difficult situations of the Criminal Justice Profession. The student will explore how to verbally diffuse potentially dangerous situations that could increase negative community relations and endanger officer, civilian and staff safety. Students will become familiar with and develop a working knowledge of the "art of gentle persuasion."

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Place into ENGL121.

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Membership in the DACC community brings both rights and responsibility. As a student at DACC, you are expected to exhibit conduct compatible with the educational mission of the College. Academic dishonesty, including but not limited to, cheating and plagiarism, is not tolerated. A DACC student is also required to abide by the acceptable use policies of copyright and peer-to-peer file sharing. It is the student’s responsibility to become familiar with and adhere to the Student Code of Conduct as contained in the DACC Student Handbook. The Student Handbook is available in the Information Office in Vermilion Hall and online at: https://www.dacc.edu/student-handbook

DISABILITY SERVICES:
Any student who feels s/he may need an accommodation based on the impact of a disability should contact the Testing & Academic Services Center at 217-443-8708 (TTY 217-443-8701) or stop by Cannon Hall Room 103. Please speak with your instructor privately to discuss your specific accommodation needs in this course.

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Spring 2018

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