Law Enforcement

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1 Semester
CAREER CLUSTER PUBLIC SAFETY
Pathway Title Criminal Justice One Semester
High School Courses Criminal Justice I
One semester class
College Credits Survey of Criminal Justice
Criminal Investigation
Industry Certifications Earned during alternating semester in Fire & Rescue

What will I be learning in this college/career pathway?
  • The curriculum for this class is based on the same standards ad content similar to that provided by officially designated law enforcement agencies.
  • Using the MACC patrol vehicle, you will practice traffic stops and procedures for handling various types of traffic violations and accidents.
  • You will practice making arrests and using physical tactics used by police officers to apprehend offenders.
  • You will have the opportunity to use mathematical skills in crash reconstruction and analysis activities requiring measurements and performance of speed/acceleration calculations.
  • Through a simulated criminal investigation, you will use scientific knowledge related to anatomy, biology, and chemistry to solve the crime.
  • You will also be part of a team conducting a mock criminal investigation including collecting evidence, making arrests, writing police reports, and testifying in court.
  • Professional ethics, appropriate communication skills, and written communication skills are taught through activities that model public relations and crime prevention efforts as well as the preparation of police reports.

 

What career options will this program prepare me to pursue?
Police Patrol Officer (must be 21)
MACC Graduate $26,040
State Police Officer
MACC Graduate $29,500
Criminal Investigator Special Agent
4-year College $36,500
FBI Agent
4-year College $40,450



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