Maryland State Certified Curriculum

The goals of this course are to enable you to:
Define the term ‘identity theft’ and identify the basic elements of such a crime, as contained in the Annotated Code of Maryland; Identify the resources available to officers for crimes involving identity theft or fraud; Identify resources available to the victim for crimes involving identity theft or fraud; Be able to compose an initial identity theft or fraud offense report that includes minimum required elements;

The goals of this course are to enable you to:
Define the term ‘identity theft’ and identify the basic elements of such a crime, as contained in the Annotated Code of Maryland; Identify the resources available to officers for crimes involving identity theft or fraud; Identify resources available to the victim for crimes involving identity theft or fraud; Be able to compose an initial identity theft or fraud offense report that includes minimum required elements;

The goals of this course are to enable you to:
Define the term ‘identity theft’ and identify the basic elements of such a crime, as contained in the Annotated Code of Maryland; Identify the resources available to officers for crimes involving identity theft or fraud; Identify resources available to the victim for crimes involving identity theft or fraud; Be able to compose an initial identity theft or fraud offense report that includes minimum required elements;

The goals of this course are to enable you to:
Define the term ‘identity theft’ and identify the basic elements of such a crime, as contained in the Annotated Code of Maryland; Identify the resources available to officers for crimes involving identity theft or fraud; Identify resources available to the victim for crimes involving identity theft or fraud; Be able to compose an initial identity theft or fraud offense report that includes minimum required elements;

The objectives of this training are to enable you to:
• Define cultural competence
• Define youth culture
• Review the role of law enforcement officers assigned to schools
• Examine the differences between cultural competence and youth culture
• Examine the conflict youth and cultural competence presents to officers in schools
• Review the process to identify community resources for families of school-aged youth

In this course you will learn :
1. Examine why it is important for officers to respond to trauma victims with sensitivity.
2. Identify crimes that result in trauma to victims.
3. Explain how trauma affects the brain and behavior.
4. Review legal obligations to victims of crimes.
5. Examine the benefits to law enforcement for assisting victims.
6. Demonstrate proper methods to comply with established mandates.

In this course we will discuss not only child grooming, but we will examine molestation, pedophilia, child sexual exploitation, child pornography, and other terms associated with these types of crimes. We will also examine Maryland laws relating to indecency and obscenity.