Law enforcement officers are our front line of defense against the criminal element in society. They focus on crime prevention, investigation of crimes and apprehending suspected criminals. The ROC/CTEC Law Enforcement program prepares you for careers in the criminal justice/law enforcement system.
The focus of this course is classroom instruction and daily physical fitness. Students may also become involved with the Explorer Programs for the BPD, KCSO, Highway Patrol and the United States armed forces. This course includes extensive writing assignments, report structure, and essay writing. Highly recommended for high school seniors interested in a law enforcement career or planning to enter the military.
LAW ENFORCEMENT STUDENTS LEARN:
- Importance of officer safety
- Conduct investigations
- Report writing
- Defensive tactics
- Components of the Criminal Justice System
PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATION OPPORTUNITIES
- CPR / First Aid Certification
- ROC/CTED Certificate of Completion
Law Enforcement students should have solid communication, reading and writing skills. Students must have an interest in working with the public. Daily physical training, including dressing out, is a program requirement.
HIGH SCHOOL CREDIT AVAILABLE
10 elective and 5 English credits per semesterCollege prep course. A-G approved. Meets area “G” approval for UC and CSU admissions.
BAKERSFIELD COLLEGE CREDIT AVAILABLE
- CRIM B1 Introduction to Criminal Justice - 3 Units (fall semester only)
- CRIM B5 Community Relations - 3 Units (spring semester only)
- CRIM B9 The Juvenile Justice System - 3 Units (spring semester only)
CAREER PATHWAYS AND RELATED OCCUPATIONS
This is a career awareness class that instructs students on the basics necessary for entry-level employment. Successful Law Enforcement students often pursue careers in the following:
- Police Officer
- Correctional Officer
- Military Careers