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

LawReport Writing
Patrol TechniquesPublic Relations
Forensic ScienceSelf-Defense
Radio CommunicationsMilitary Skills
Traffic StopsFirst Aid / First Responder
Business and Industry Security


Career Opportunities

DispatcherComplaint Clerk
File ClerkPolice Cadet
Industrial Security OfficePrivate Security Officer
Corrections OfficerCourt Security Officer


Career Pathways to

Private Security OfficerPolice Officer
Correctional OfficerState Highway Patrol Officer