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Law, Public Safety & Security

Earn your Protection Officer certification M.O.A.B. (Management of Aggressive Behaviors, CPR, and Mental Health First Aid. Learn about criminal justice, public safety, legal systems, search and seizure, law enforcement procedures, and forensics from experienced law enforcement instructors.

Certifications

  • Protection Officer 
  • CPR 
  • First Aid 
  • Management of Aggressive Behavior (M.O.A.B.)
  • AZ Security Guard
  • Mental Health First Aid

Things to Consider about This Program

  • Physical training and physical scenarios occur throughout program
  • Students will learn firearm safety and will handle artificial guns
  • Strong communication and teamwork skills
  • Professional behavior is expected due to mature content of class
  • Students will learn handcuffing/detaining skills and therefore students will have these skills performed on them as well
  • This class meets two Saturdays per month in addition to the two 4 hour weekday classes
  • There will be visits to Police and 911 training centers
  • Pima Community College Dual Enrollment requires an additional 4 hours of reading/preparation per week outside of regular class time

Direct Employment

  • Security Guard
  • Community Service Officer
  • Corrections Officer

Jobs Available After Additional or Advanced Training

  • Police Officer
  • Sheriff Deputy
  • Detective
  • Crime Scene Investigator
  • Gambling Surveillance Officer
  • Attorney
  • Forensic Crime Lab Scientist

Eligibility

Grades 10-12

Students must also complete the following:

  • Pre-participation physical from healthcare provider (within the last year and updated annually)
  • Comment start Accuplacer Reading Test (achieve at least 9th grade reading level)
Enrollment Page

Holland Codes:

Law, Public Safety & Security Classroom
JTED @ Camino Seco Campus

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Law, Public Safety & Security

Locations

JTED @ Camino Seco:

Tuesdays & Thursdays 3:40 to 7:40 p.m. and two Saturdays per month 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

JTED @ Master Pieces:

Mondays & Wednesdays 3:40 to 7:40 p.m. and two Saturdays per month 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Program Completion/Sequence

  • Semester 1: History of Law Enforcement, Handcuffing, Crime scene investigation, Scenario based learning, Criminal law and Report writing
  • Semester 2: Continued scenario based learning, field trips to crime lab, court houses and other locations, physical fitness testing, leadership training and continued crime scene investigation and forensic science.
  • This program is completed in one school year

Credits

3/Year

Locations offering Law, Public Safety & Security:

  • Cienega High School
  • JTED @ Camino Seco
  • JTED @ Master Pieces
  • Marana High School
  • Rio Rico High School
  • Sahuarita High School
  • Sunnyside High School
  • Walden Grove High School
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