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Course Overview

Students will learn criminal and civil law, vehicle and traffic law, arrest and court procedures, report writing and professional communication skills.  Topics of study include: interviewing skills, self-defense, security, fingerprinting, civil rights, forensics, accident and crime scene illustration, digital photography, and forensics.  Students will participate in community service projects, participate in guest speaker presentations, attend local field trips to agencies/organizations, conduct physical conditioning exercises, learn patrolling skills, collect evidence and crime scene investigation tactics. Students who are interested in the field of corrections, probation, judicial system, law enforcement, along with first responders (EMT, Fire Department, etc.) may be interested in this course.

Course Content

  • Criminal law

  • Civil law

  • Fingerprinting

  • Forensics

  • Crime scene illustration

  • Security

  • Patrol techniques

  • Criminal investigation

  • Interviewing skills

  • Self-defense

  • Police-community relations

  • Civil rights

  • Community service

Public Safety & Emergency Services students

Public Safety & Emergency Services students

Career Opportunities

  • New York State Trooper

  • Corrections Officer

  • Conservation Officer

  • Military Police

  • Private Investigator

  • Probation/Parole Officer

  • Border Patrol Agent

  • Security Guard

  • Police Officer

  • Crime Scene Technician

  • Homeland Security Officer

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