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Law Enforcement

Location: ROC and CTEC

Program Description

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 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:

  • Take reports
  • Conduct investigations
  • How to assist citizens
  • Radio communications
  • Handcuffing
  • Officer safety

PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATION OPPORTUNITIES

Certifications offered to students completing the Law Enforcement program include:

  • Precision Exams 21st Century Success Skills

PRE-REQUISITES

Law Enforcement students should have solid communication skills and average or better math 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

Students earn 15 units elective credit each semester toward their high school graduation.

BAKERSFIELD COLLEGE CREDIT AVAILABLE

• Introduction to Administrative Justice CRIM B1 - 3 Units
(fall 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
  • Military Careers