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15676 State Route 691, Nelsonville, Ohio 45764  |  740.753.3511  |  800.637.6508
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Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement

Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement
  • Use investigative techniques to solve crime scenarios and to mediate and resolve conflicts
  • Develop your mind and body using self-defense tactics and fitness training
  • Research and analyze current trends and issues in public safety
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Program Description:

Students in this program will receive training and experience needed to: gain employment in the private security sector or with local law enforcement agencies; continue their training at the post-secondary level; or enlist in the armed forces to further develop their career in military police science. Students will develop skills and learn techniques currently used by law enforcement professionals.

The training curriculum is based on OPOTC Peace Officer Basic Training. Upon completion, students should have cultivated the skills, behaviors, and attitudes necessary for a continuous transition toward additional career training or entry-level placement related to the many criminal justice agencies.

Areas of Study:
  • Ethics
  • Legal aspects of the Ohio system
  • Physical training
  • Defensive tactics
  • Communication skills
  • First aid and emergency care
  • Private security
  • Fingerprinting and image casting
  • Arrest procedures
  • Crime scene processing
  • Traffic control
  • Mobile and foot patrol
  • Identify and classify crimes
  • Accurate report writing and records management
  • Working cooperatively with outside agencies
  • Professional behavior
Helpful Background:
  • Leadership activities
  • Communication skills
  • Mathematics
  • Critical thinking skills
  • Community involvement
  • Fitness maintenance
Youth Leadership Organizations:
  • SkillsUSA (Vocational and Industrial Clubs of America)
  • National Vocational Technical Honors Society
  • Explorers, Athens, Ohio
Professional Certification Opportunities:
Instructor Information
Tim Thompson 
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15676 State Route 691, Nelsonville, Ohio 45764
740.753.3511  |  800.637.6508
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15676 State Route 691, Nelsonville, Ohio 45764 | 740.753.3511 | 800.637.6508