PROGRAM DESCRIPTION - SECURITY, LAW & POLICING

Welcome to a career in law enforcement as you discover the many aspects of crime scene investigation.  This two year program provides both classroom and practical experience for students interested in becoming first responders and law enforcement officers.  Students enrolled in this program are trained in policing techniques and weapons of mass destruction awareness. This comprehensive program is a starting point for a student interested in entering the field of law enforcement and/or security.

Course available: Grades 11 - 12

Course length: 2 years

Credits: Up to 4 CTE credits a year

Available high school credits: 1.0 English, 1.0 science

PROGRAM CONTENT

UNITS of STUDY

  • Criminal Law
  • Civil Law
  • Penal Law
  • Criminal Procedure Law
  • Family Court Act
  • Crime Scene Investigation
  • Handcuffing
  • Searching
  • Arrest Procedures
  • Finger Printing
  • Latent Finger Printing
  • Weapons of Mass Destruction Awareness
  • Court System
  • Correction Law

COLLEGE CREDITS AND CERTIFICATIONS

Upon successful completion of this program, students may receive college credits pending established procedures.  Students may also receive an industry certification pending successful completion of an industry certification exam.  All students completing this program and passing the appropriate industry certification exam will receive an endorsed high school diploma.  Please see below for college credits and industry certifications available.

INDUSTRY CERTIFICATION:

  • First Aid / CPR /AED
  • NYS security guard,
  • FEMA Weapons of Mass Destruction Awareness Certificate
  • FEMA Incident Response to Terrorist Bombing Certificate
  • Prevention and Response to Suicide Bombing
  • Domestic Bioterrorism

 

ARTICULATION AGREEMENTS:

  • Berkley College
  • Monroe College:  6 Credits
  • Sullivan Community College
  • Bryant and Stratton:  up to 6 credits
  • SUNY Albany

CAREER PATH AND OPPORTUNITIES

Students who complete the program may seek employment or continue their studies in:

  • Security Guard
  • Law Enforcement

 

Inside the Classroom