934 - Criminal Justice Technology
grade level: 11-12
1.5 credit/semester

Criminal Justice is a one year instructional program designed for students interested in investigating careers as criminal lawyers, police officers, civilian police personnel, fire fighters, corrections officers or private security.  This course will introduce students to various public safety agencies and provide the student with the recommended path to pursue their desired career choice.  In addition, the application of senior mathematics, and online learning are integrated in the program.  Beyond the academic load of the class, students will learn organizational skills, employability skills and interpersonal skills necessary  to enter such public safety fields.  Students are also exposed to employment opportunities and the necessary educational requirements moving them toward their desired interests.  A two-week field training opportunity pulls their eight months of hard work together, offering job shadowing at local police, fire, medic, private security agencies or public and private law firms. Finally, this course will prepare students for post secondary education with several articulation agreements earning the student college credit.

Competencies Offered include: Employment and Career Development, Team Building Skills, Ethics and Responsibilities, Traffic Direction and Control, Fundamentals of Patrol, Communications/Dispatch Operations Traffic Laws and Enforcement, Crash Reports UD-10, Constitutional Law, Basic criminal Law, Fingerprinting and Booking, Evidence and Crime Scene Preservation, Report Writing, Knowledge of our Court System, Court Testimony, Personal Fire Safety, Nature of Fire, Fire Fighting, First Aid and CPR, Field Training Experiences, Crime Prevention and Computer Application.

Prerequisite: none

Ms. Colling
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