• 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
    • Learn police techniques including:
      • Defensive tactics
      • Interrogation
      • Investigative procedures
    Other Features:
    • Earn national and state professional certifications such as:
      • FEMA
      • CPR
    • College credit and internship opportunities may be available

    Plan of Study

    Career information for this industry:
    • Salary range: $33,430 - $96,110
    • Education range: High school diploma or equivalent sometimes college degree
    • Projected job growth: 4%
    Statistics according to Bureau of Labor Statistics for police and detectives/Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers, Retrieved:

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