Northeast Wisconsin Technical College
10-504-185 060224 Advanced Jail Academy
Outline of Instruction

Course Information
Description10-504-185 ADVANCED JAIL ACADEMY...this course will provide the last portion of the required 160-hour Jail Academy as designated by the Department of Justice. (Corequisite: 10-504-184 Basic Jail Academy)
Total Credits3
Prior Learning Assessments
None
Course Competencies
  1. Accept prisoners for intake.
  2. Conduct basic admissions procedures.
  3. Collect and submit biological specimens from obligated offenders for DNA analysis, in accordance with requirements of Wisconsin law under s.165.76.
  4. Conduct intake health screening.*
  5. Conduct orientation of new inmates.
  6. Classify inmates for housing.
  7. Release inmates from custody.
  8. Apply principles and concepts regarding legal standards governing use of force in a correctional setting.
  9. Apply concepts underlying use of force restrictions in an institutional setting.
  10. Apply the conceptual bases of the POSC system.
  11. Use approach considerations to make decisions on use of force.
  12. Apply intervention options to control an inmate. *
  13. Apply follow-through considerations following use of force.
  14. Articulate use of force decision making.
  15. III-A-8. Write Use of Force Reports*
  16. I.D.1 - Apply general guidelines for documentation of jail activities.
  17. Maintain a personal notebook of jail incidents and activities.
  18. Write narrative reports. *
  19. Control ignition and fuel sources in a jail.
  20. Respond to jail fire alarms.
  21. Extinguish small fires. *
  22. Don self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA). *
  23. Conduct search-and-rescue operations. *
  24. Apply legal requirements regarding provision of health care to jail inmates.
  25. Respond to inmate health care needs or requests.
  26. Deliver medications to inmates.
  27. Assist in provision of care to inmates with known or suspected communicable and chronic diseases.
  28. Assist in provision of care to inmates with known or suspected alcohol or drug-related problems.
  29. Maintain health care records.
  30. Apply stress management principles, techniques and guidelines.
  31. Remain alert for indications of possible hostage situations.
  32. Apply POSC concepts and guidelines to possible hostage situations in a jail.
  33. Apply hostage survival techniques and guidelines in the event of a jail hostage situation.
  34. Apply guidelines for proper action during a tactical operation to end a hostage situation.
  35. Apply guidelines for proper action in the aftermath of a hostage situation.
  36. Explain the basic elements of the civil justice system.
  37. Explain the basic elements of the constitutional rights of inmates under the First Amendment.
  38. Explain the basic elements of the constitutional rights of inmates to be free from unreasonable searches, under the Fourth Amendment.
  39. Explain the basic elements of the constitutional rights of inmates to "due process," under the Fourteenth Amendment.
  40. Explain the basic elements of the constitutional rights of inmates to be free from "cruel and unusual punishment," under the Eighth Amendment and related amendments.
  41. Explain the basic State of Wisconsin legal requirements regarding secure detention of juveniles.
  42. Think critically.
  43. Manage emergencies.
  44. Communicate effectively.
  45. Demonstrate professionalism.
  46. Conduct investigations.
  47. Interact with others.
  48. Demonstrate tactical skills
  49. Demonstrate Basic Life Support for Adults
  50. Demonstrate Basic Life Support for Infants
  51. Demonstrate Basic Life Support for Children