Criminal Justice

Criminal Justice

Overview

Students practice firing in a virtual gun range.
The Criminal Justice program is designed to prepare individuals to uphold the law of the State of Ohio and the Constitution of the United States. Students will learn techniques of crowd control, arresting, fingerprinting, and other police procedures. Students will learn to control stress through physical activity, and will complete fitness training as part of their program. A blend of safety, law enforcement, investigation, ethics, human relations, and equipment training offers an in-depth view into the world of criminal justice and public safety. 

CTAGs
CTCJ001 Introduction to Criminal Justice – 3 semester hours
Students must pass the following courses: The American Criminal Justice System, Police Work and Practice in Public Safety, and The Correctional System and Services, and receive a qualifying score on the end-of-course examination for each course.

Certifications/Credentials
CPR & First Aid
ASP Baton
 
Students practice on a mock crime scene.
   Program of Study
   The American Criminal Justice System
   Police Work & Practice in Public Safety
   Investigations & Forensics in Criminal    Investigations
   The Correctional System and Services
   2 credits English
   2 credits Math (Algebra 2 and Advanced Math)
   2 credits Science (Chemistry and Physics or Environmental    Biology)
   2 credits Social Studies (American Government &    Psychology/Sociology)

Career Opportunities
Federal Officer/Border Patrol/Military Police
Sheriff’s Deputy/Police Officer/Corrections
State Highway Patrol
Probation or Parole OfficerStudents practice subduing a criminal
Fish & Wildlife Officer
Attorney/Prosecutor
Bailiff/Security Officer/Dispatcher
Court Administrator/Paralegal
Forensics/Fraud Investigator

Is This You?
• I am a good citizen
• I want to help people
• I am energetic
• I work well under pressure
Student Organization  
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