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Security Careers Academy

Law Enforcement

If you:Law Enforcement
• like working with people
• like helping people
• like challenging and demanding work
• are energetic
• are highly motivated
• are dependable
... then this program is for you!


Career Opportunities:
• Security Officer
• Patrol Officer
• Court Officer
• Corrections/Parole Officer
• Private Investigator
• Security Survey Specialist
• Security Manager/ConsultantLaw Enforcement
• Loss Prevention Specialist
• State Trooper
• Local Police Officer
• Military Police Officer
• Firefighter
• Forensic Technician
• Federal Agent
• Social Service Worker
• Penal Institution Worker
• Paralegal/Law Office Work


Topics of Study:
• Fingerprinting
• Criminal and Civil Law
• Investigations Procedures and TechniquesLaw Enforcement
• Patrol Methods
• Client Contact
• Clinical Work Experiences
• Emergency Response Procedures
• Detection Equipment (Alarm Systems)
• Crime Prevention Equipment
• Forensic Science
• Business Management
• Fire Science
• Defensive Tactics/Boxing
• Environmental Conservation
• Terrorism


About the Program:
Students prepare for employment with County, State and Federal government, private security, military careers and law enforcement agencies or for further education in criminal justice. For most employment in this field, a student must be bondable and pass a fingerprint investigation.


Available Academic Credit:
• Career and Financial Management
• Technical Reading & Writing
• Technical Mathematics
• Technical Science
• Health
• Physical Education (.5 credit Second Year)
• Participation in Government (.5 credit Second Year)


Available Certifications:
• Bicycle Safety
• American Heart Association CPR, First Aid and AED
• Firearms Safety Certification
• New York State Archery Safety
• New York State Emergency Management Office Certification: Incident Command System (ICS-100)
• New York State Hunter Safety
• New York State Security Officer Certification

Required Supplies: One 2 inch, 3 ring binder (approximately $10). Uniform First Year= $45.00 (approximately). Uniform Second Year= $75.00 (approximately). Uniforms must be worn in the Law Enforcement program.