Basic Computer Skills for Law Enforcement

The Basics Computer Skills for Law Enforcement course covers topics related to computer components and the use of the windows operating system. It is designed to help ensure Law Enforcement officers have a fundamental grasp of basic computer components and how to operate a computer using the windows operating system.

The Basic Computer Skills for Law Enforcement course covers several topics:

  • Reviews basic types and components of computer hardware
  • Overview of the windows operating system (windows 7 and Windows 8)
  • Windows File Explorer
  • File Management in Windows
  • Program Installation


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  Length Class Part/Link Status
20 minPre-test

In this module the course pre-test will be completed. Students who score 80 percent or higher will NOT be required to take the course.  Successful completion of the pre-test will satisfy prerequisite requirements but will not award the student with a certificate of completion. Students who score less than 80 percent on the pre-test should proceed to the next module, Introduction to Computer Hardware.

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25 minIntroduction to Computer Hardware

This module provides a brief overview of the various hardware components associated with today’s personal computing devices including desktop computers, laptops, and tablets.  After completing  this module, students should proceed to the next module, Introduction to the Windows Operating System.

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25 minIntroduction to Windows Operating System

This module provides a brief introduction to the Microsoft Windows Operating System. After completing  this module, students should proceed to the next module, Introduction to Windows Desktop.

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25 minIntroduction to Windows Desktop

This module provides a brief introduction to the Microsoft Windows desktop. As a part of this introduction, we will also review the basic functions of a mouse in navigating the Windows operating environment.  After completing  this  module, students should proceed to the next module, Introduction to Windows Explorer.

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25 minIntroduction to Windows Explorer

This module provides a brief introduction to Windows Explorer. After completing this module , the students should proceed to the next module, Introduction to File Management in Windows.

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25 minIntroduction to File Management in Windows

This module provides a brief introduction to the file system and demonstrates how to manipulate files in Microsoft Windows. After completing this module, students should proceed to the next module, Introduction to Program Installation.

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25 minIntroduction to Program Installation

This module provides a brief introduction to installing and uninstalling software programs in the Microsoft Windows environment.After completing this module, students should proceed to the Post-test and Certificate Module.

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20 minPost-test and Certificate

In this module the post-test will be completed. Students must score 80 percent or higher to pass the test. If 80 percent is achieved, students will be awarded a certificate of completion.

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5 minEvaluation

Student feedback is an important part of the training cycle. Please complete the following evaluation to assist us in determining the effectiveness of our training and to obtain 100% completion for this course.

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