Criminal Justice

This program offers training in all aspects of the Criminal Justice profession. Students learn first-hand the technical skills needed for fingerprinting and photography, collecting evidence and basic police functions and the correctional system. The students will have the opportunity to train in the Career Center’s BASIC (Bay-Arenac Strategic Instructional Complex) Training House. The Law Enforcement/Criminal Justice program prepares students to interact in a professional and courteous manner with members of the community.






SPECIAL CLASS FEATURES

Students who focus on the Criminal Justice area will gain experience in: 

  • Ride alongs with Local Police Officers
  • Fingerprinting Techniques
  • Professional Guest Speakers
  • Interesting Field Trips
  • Job Shadowing & Mentorships
  • Participate in SkillsUSA - a National Student Organization
  • Opportunity to Earn College Credits

COURSE CONTENT

  • Building Searches
  • Crime Scene Processing
  • Fingerprinting
  • OWI Enforcement
  • Traffic Accident Investigation
  • Hand Cuffing Procedures
  • Search and Seizure
  • Criminal Law
  • Ethics
  • Traffic Stops
  • Domestic Violence Procedures
  • First Aid/CPR/AED
  • Detentions and Prosecution
  • Patrol Procedures
  • Special Operations
  • Police drones

EMPLOYMENT SKILLS FOR THE FUTURE

  • Teamwork and Collaboration
  • Problem Solving
  • Use of Technology
  • Project Management
  • Leadership
  • Critical Thinking
  • Communication Skills
  • Visual Problem Solving
  • Employability Skills 

FUTURE EMPLOYMENT

  • Police Officer
  • Sheriff Deputy
  • Conservation Officer
  • Corrections Officer
  • Parole/Probation Officer
  • Attorney
  • Private Security

ARTICULATION AND/OR Credentials

ARTICULATION:

  • Delta College

Credentials:

  • Narcan Certified
  • CPR/First Aid
  • Basic Fire Safety
  • EMT Option available for second year students.
  • Homeland Security active shooter response training