Law Enforcement

This is a career preparation course for students to gain basic skills and knowledge in law enforcement, private security, homeland security, communication operators and criminal justice. Physical fitness is required. Students will gain valuable leadership and employment skills and receive opportunities for scholarships and community involvement by participating in SkillsUSA, a national and state career and technical student organization.
Expect to learn:
  • Investigate civil and Criminal Court Procedures
  • Application of constitutional law and laws of arrest
  • 9-1-1 dispatcher and call talking
  • Learn police techniques including:
    • Defensive techniques
    • Use of force
    • Interview/Interrogations
    • Investigative procedures and techniques
    • Patrol functions
    • Crime scene investigations and techniques
    • Private security
    • Corrections
    • Homeland security
Other Features:
  • Earn national and state professional certifications such as:
    • FEMA
    • CPR
  • College credit and internship opportunities may be available
Career information for this industry:
  • Salary range: $33,030 - $92,450
  • Education range: High School Diploma or Equivalent and graduate of their agency's training academy to college degree
  • Projected job growth: 5%
Statistics according to Bureau of Labor Statistics for police and detectives/Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers, Retrieved:

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