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Jeff Mason

Jeff Mason

Hello and thanks for visiting my page.  My name is Jeff Mason and I am an adjunct facilty member working in the Administration of Justice programs.  I began my police career in 1983, when I was hired by the El Centro Police Department.  I worked my way through a variety of assignments and ranks.  Currently I am the West Division Commander, responsible for one half of the patrol operations, the administrative operations; recruitment, hiring, volunteers and I am also the Press Information Officer. 

I graduated from the Sherman Block Supervisory Leadership Institute, class 175, and I am especially proud to be a graduate of the Federal Bureau of Investigation National Academy, class 228.

Twenty years ago I began my relationship with Imperial Valley College.  I was given the oppertunity to volunteer as a role player in scenario training for the academy students.  The next year I was given a chance to instruct some courses in the academy.  Every semester since I have been involved in instructing or coordinating academy courses and  teaching administration of justice classes. 

With my pending retirement from police work, I am looking forward to being able to take on additional assignments at the college and having more interaction with students.

Although I am not a native of Imperial County, I have lived here more than half my life.  My wife and I have 3 wonderful children, and we feel fortunate to have raised them here, where being part of the community has real meaning.

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Wednesday, 29 August 2012 13:41

Course Schedule

Written by Jeff Mason

 

Fall 2015

AJ141Arrest and Firearms

Prerequisites as required by P.O.S.T.: No felony or domestic violence convictions, able to successfully participate in physical requirements of class, U.S. Citizen or have filed for U.S. citizenship. Department of Justice fingerprint clearance. Recommended Preparation: ENGL 009 or ENGL 099 and READ 019 (Formerly ENGL 019) or ENGL 089 Designed to satisfy training standards set forth by the Commission on Peace Officer Standards Training (P.O.S.T.) as required by Penal Code Section 832 for Peace Officers; includes laws of arrest, search and seizure, methods of arrest, discretionary decision making, and where applicable, use and care of firearms. Supply fee may be charged. (CSU)
Code #DivisionDepartmentMeeting DaysTimeLocationStatus
10697EWDPBSFThursday
Saturday
Start Time: 8:00 AM
End Time: 5:00 PM
Building: 3200
Room: 3201
Enrolled: 0
Available: 28
Class begins: 2015-11-21, Class ends: 2015-11-21

AJ162RBC Level II

Prerequisites: AJ 141 and AJ 142 or AJ 160 as required by P.O.S.T. before January 1, 2007 or AJ 142 or AJ 160 after January 1, 2007, compliant with 832 P.C. Successful completion, within the last three years of First Aid and CPR training for public safety personnel as prescribed by the Emergency Medical Services Authority (EMSA) and set forth in the California Code of Regulations, Title 22, Division 9, Chapter 1.5 100005-100028. No felony or domestic violence convictions. Valid California driver's license. Ability to successfully participate in physical requirements of course. All students entering Regular Basic Course Modular Format Level II classes must acquire a DOJ Clearance letter or be employed by a sponsoring law enforcement agency prior to first day of class. DOJ Clearance letters are invalid after 90 days. Recommended Preparation: PE 100 or PE 101, ENGL 009 or ENGL 099, and READ 019 (Formerly ENGL 019) or ENGL 089 Designed to satisfy Regular Basic Course Modular Format Level II. Training standards are set forth by the Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.). Includes law, patrol techniques, arrest and control, use of force, investigative report writing, cultural diversity, firearms and chemical agents, presentation of evidence, etc. and required state exams. Supply fee may be charged. Designed to prepare student to be hired by a law enforcement agency as a Level II Reserve Officer. (Formerly AJ 144) (CSU)
Code #DivisionDepartmentMeeting DaysTimeLocationStatus
10699EWDPBSFFriday
Saturday
Start Time: 8:00 AM
End Time: 10:20 AM
Building: 3200
Room: 3201
Enrolled: 0
Available: 28
Class begins: 2015-08-17, Class ends: 2015-12-11

AJ222Criminal Investigation

Recommended Preparation: ENGL 009 or ENGL 099 and READ 019 (Formerly ENGL 019) or ENGL 089 The course addresses the techniques, procedures, and ethical issues in the investigative process, crime scene searches, interviewing and interrogating, surveillance, source of information, utility of evidence, scientific analysis of evidence and the role of the investigator in the trial process. (Formerly AJ 122) (C-ID AJ 140) (CSU)
Code #DivisionDepartmentMeeting DaysTimeLocationStatus
10700EWDPBSFTuesday
Thursday
Start Time: 8:00 AM
End Time: 9:25 AM
Building: 3200
Room: 3212
Enrolled: 2
Available: 33
Class begins: 2015-08-17, Class ends: 2015-12-11

Spring 2015

AJ108Public Safety Report Writing

Recommended Preparation: ENGL 110 or ENGL 101 and READ 019 (Formerly ENGL 019) or ENGL 089 This course is an introductory course, dealing with all aspects of public safety communication. It will cover the techniques to effectively communicate facts, information, and ideas in a clear and logical manner for a variety of public safety systems reports, crime violations, incident reports, letters, memorandums, directives, and administrative reports. Emphasis on criminal justice terminology, use of English, and organization of information. Students will gain practical experience in note taking, interviewing, report writing, and presentation of testimony in courts. (Formerly AJ/CSI 120) (CSU)
Code #DivisionDepartmentMeeting DaysTimeLocationStatus
20694EWDPBSFMonday
Wednesday
Start Time: 8:35 AM
End Time: 10:00 AM
Building: 3200
Room: 3203
Enrolled: 37
Class begins: 2015-02-17, Class ends: 2015-06-12

AJ121Law Enforcement Field Ops

Recommended Preparation: AJ 100, ENGL 009 or ENGL 099 and READ 019 (Formerly ENGL 019) or ENGL 089 The development, function and techniques of patrol; observation skills; development, traffic and preliminary investigative duties, handling complaints and requests for service, public and community relations and basic crime prevention. The mechanics of field interviews, search and arrests, note taking and police report essentials. Familiarization with basic police equipment and handling of community crime incidents. (CSU)
Code #DivisionDepartmentMeeting DaysTimeLocationStatus
20698EWDPBSFMonday
Wednesday
Start Time: 10:15 AM
End Time: 11:40 AM
Building: 3200
Room: 3203
Enrolled: 35
Class begins: 2015-02-17, Class ends: 2015-06-12

AJ222Criminal Investigation

Recommended Preparation: ENGL 009 or ENGL 099 and READ 019 (Formerly ENGL 019) or ENGL 089 The course addresses the techniques, procedures, and ethical issues in the investigative process, crime scene searches, interviewing and interrogating, surveillance, source of information, utility of evidence, scientific analysis of evidence and the role of the investigator in the trial process. (Formerly AJ 122) (CSU)
Code #DivisionDepartmentMeeting DaysTimeLocationStatus
20897EWDPBSFMonday
Wednesday
Start Time: 1:30 PM
End Time: 2:55 PM
Building: 3200
Room: 3212
Enrolled: 37
Class begins: 2015-02-17, Class ends: 2015-06-12