CRIMINAL JUSTICE I Course No. 8702
CRIMINAL JUSTICE II Course No. 8703
2 years – 6 high school credits and 6 college credits
ACE @ Highland Springs Instructor: Rylan Browne
State Course Name: Criminal Justice I, Criminal Justice II. Click link for detailed pdf descriptions.
Becoming a police officer is not just a job, it’s a calling. It’s a way of serving your community, protecting the innocent, and upholding the law. Police officers have a unique opportunity to make a positive difference in the lives of others, and to face new challenges every day.
Police officers are also part of a team, a family, that supports each other and works together for a common goal. They have access to training, equipment, and resources that help them perform their duties effectively and safely. They also enjoy benefits such as health insurance, retirement plans, and paid vacations.
But most importantly, becoming a police officer is a way of fulfilling your passion and your purpose. It’s a way of expressing your values, your courage, and your commitment. It’s a way of being a hero, not only to yourself, but to the people you serve.
This course is designed for juniors and seniors who are considering careers in criminal justice. Students will explore the occupations, activities, and procedures involved in the criminal justice system. An integral aspect of the program is the participation of local, state, federal, and private criminal justice/law enforcement agencies with demonstrations, field trips, and lectures. Major units of study include crime prevention; search and seizure; juvenile justice system; court proceedings; criminal investigations; crime scene investigation; patrol procedures; security, private agencies; laws of arrest; criminology and law; criminal law, and forensic science. Other related areas of Public Safety could include paramedic, rescue, and firefighter training and careers.
Employment Outlook according to the Occupational Outlook Handbook by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, click here.