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.
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.
CPR & First Aid
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 OpportunitiesFederal Officer/Border Patrol/Military PoliceSheriff’s Deputy/Police Officer/CorrectionsState Highway PatrolProbation or Parole OfficerFish & Wildlife OfficerAttorney/ProsecutorBailiff/Security Officer/DispatcherCourt Administrator/ParalegalForensics/Fraud InvestigatorIs This You?• I am a good citizen• I want to help people• I am energetic• I work well under pressure