|Wildlife Law and Enforcement|
|WLDLF LAW ENF|
|CLASS CODE:||SOC 207||CREDITS: 3|
|DIVISION:||EDUCATION & HUMAN DEVELOPMENT|
|DEPARTMENT:||SOCIOLOGY AND SOCIAL WORK|
|GENERAL EDUCATION:||This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.|
|DESCRIPTION:||In depth analysis of legal mandates, (Federal & State) from a resource protection paradigm. Review of environmental law and evidence collection in relation to the atmosphere associated with the judicial system. Description of field techniques for evidence collection, case investigation and arrest.|
|CONTENT AND TOPICS:||Current case histories in wildlife management with an emphasis on Endangered Species Management, Population Management and Habitat Relationships and Political Constraints.
Role of wildlife management in the discipline of wildlife management;
Jurisdiction of wildlife law Federal Law;
Jurisdiction of wildlife law State Law;
Search & Seizure;
Laws of arrest;
Native American rights and legal standing;
Wild Statutes in general;
Wildlife Statutes in Idaho;
Interview & Interrogation;
Intricacies of the Court System;
Chain of Custody for Evidence;
POST & Firearms training;
Pressure Point Control Techniques;
|GOALS AND OBJECTIVES:||1. Introduce students to the art and science of wildlife management in an atmosphere that is consistent with the Mission of the University which is to a) Build testimonies b) Provide a quality education c) Prepare students for the future d) Accomplish the previous goals in a wholesome environment.
2. Facilitate internships for students who are majoring in Ecology and Wildlife.
3. Provide a foundation course from which students who major in Ecology and Wildlife may build a successful collegiate experience and professional career.
4. Provide insight into the wildlife discipline for non-wildlife majors.
|REQUIREMENTS:||Objective tests, student reports.|
|EFFECTIVE DATE:||August 2003|