Law and Public Safety

Criminal Justice

The Criminal Justice program provides students with classroom instruction, simulated lab activities, and practical learning experiences necessary to prepare them for careers in law enforcement, security, and correctional fields. Senior students are prepared to take the OPOTA approved private security academy required for state certification. A more security-conscious society and concern about crime should contribute to the increasing demand for police services contributing to a growth in employment opportunities. 


Program Highlights

Law Report Writing
Patrol Techniques Public Relations
Handcuffing Dispatching
Forensic Science Self-Defense
Radio Communications Military Skills
Traffic Stops First Aid / First Responder
Business and Industry Security


Career Opportunities

Dispatcher Complaint Clerk
File Clerk Police Cadet
Industrial Security Office Private Security Officer
Corrections Officer Court Security Officer


Career Pathways to

Private Security Officer Police Officer
Correctional Officer State Highway Patrol Officer