Criminal Justice

Program Description

  • Develop an understanding of the Criminal Justice System
  • Learn basic skills of crime scene investigation
  • Apply powers of arrest/Laws of the State of Ohio
  • Conduct criminal investigations
  • Understand our correctional system/community control
  • Learn emergency management and response
  • Develop community relations & service

Course Topics

  • Crime Scene Investigation
  • Courtroom Procedures/Mock Trials
  • Corrections/Probation
  • Forensic Science/Psychology
  • Ohio Criminal Code (Laws of the State of Ohio)
  • Homeland Security/Terrorism
  • Cultural Diversity

Industry-Recognized Credentials

  • CPR/First Aid
  • National Incident Management System 700
  • National Incident Management System 100
  • ASP Baton
  • OC Pepper Spray
  • Taser

Career Opportunities

Entry Level (with high school diploma and career training)
  • Private Security
  • Communication Officer
Technical (with CTE training, associate degree, technical certification)
  • Police Officer/Law Enforcement
  • Corrections Officer
Professional (with Bachelor’s degree & beyond)
  • Probation Officer/Social Worker
  • Lawyer
  • Criminologist/Crime Scene Analyst

Program Instructors

senior instructor – david sanchez
Vanguard Tech Center
Vanguard Tech Center