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Criminal Justice Officer


This 2-year program is an introduction to all types of law enforcement careers, such as police officers, military police, security personnel, and correction and detention officers. Students will learn content including historical background, professional direction, law enforcement agencies and processes, purposes, functions, ethics, administration, and technical problems of the criminal justice system as they relate to municipal, state, and federal entities. Students participate in work-based education working as security at local sporting events as well as interning at detention and dispatch centers. Upon completion, students may work as a dispatcher, continue their law enforcement education, or begin a military career.

Morning session - 8:10 - 11:10 a.m.
Afternoon session - 12:45 - 3:45 p.m.

Career Major Name:  Criminal Justice Officer
Clock Hours/Weeks of Instruction:  900/34
Normal Completion Time:  34 weeks for full-time status

Required Courses:

  • Career Readiness
  • CLEET Phase I
  • CLEET Phase II
  • Community/Human Relations
  • Core Healthcare Provider CPR and First Aid
  • Criminal Investigation
  • Custody and Control I
  • Custody and Control II
  • Ethics And Professional Behavior In Law Enforcement
  • Firearm Safety, Marksmanship, and Combat Tactics
  • Legal Matters
  • Orientation
  • Patrol I
  • Patrol II
  • Practical Exercises PT
  • Report Writing
  • Standardized Field Sobriety Test (SFST)
  • Traffic
  • Workforce Staging

Career Opportunities:

  • Law Enforcement Officer
  • Corrections Officer
  • Security Guard
  • Dispatcher

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Application Process:
High school students see home school counselor
Adults contact Mid-America recruiters 572-215-2060

Average Salary:

OSBCTE (Oklahoma State Board of Career & Technology Education)


ODCTE Competency Certification

  • Unarmed Security Guard

Private Security Guard Phase I - CLEET (Council of Law Enforcement Education & Training)
Private Security Guard Phase II - CLEET (Council of Law Enforcement Education & Training)
Heartsaver CPR/AED/First Aid

**CTSO: SkillsUSA

**Career Technical Student Organization (CTSO)

Instructor: David Graham