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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.
TAUGHT: Winter
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;
Search Warrants;
Laws of arrest;
Citizens Rights;
Native American rights and legal standing;
Wild Statutes in general;
Wildlife Statutes in Idaho;
Office Qualities;
Officer Training;
Interview & Interrogation;
Prosecution Techniques;
Jury Selection;
Intricacies of the Court System;
Evidence Collegection;
Chain of Custody for Evidence;
POST & Firearms training;
Arrest Techniques;
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.
PREREQUISITES:
OTHER:
EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2003