Law Enforcement

Students develop investigation skills essential to careers in Criminal Justice (Police, Courts, and Corrections) and the ever growing Private Security fields. They also have the opportunity to experience parts of the Criminal Justice System through job shadowing experiences in the real world. The program emphasizes a curriculum that covers topics such as: criminal procedures, crime photography, criminal investigations, criminal law, Bill of Rights/US Constitution, vehicle law, private security, report writing, and first aid/CPR.

Program Specifics

Two Year Half-Day Program
Year One: 8:05 A.M.-10:40 A.M. (36 weeks // 3 credits)
Year Two: 11:35 A.M.-2:10 P.M. (36 weeks // 3 credits)

CIP Code
43.0107

Instructor
Mr. Chris Rutter
Ms. Abby Mays

Program Costs
Students are required to purchase the following at an estimated cost of $50:

  • Uniforms

Students must complete and send a criminal record check form to the State Police prior to the first day of school. ($10)

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Student Certifications

NOCTI

National Occupational Competency Testing Institute (NOCTI) provides industry-based credentials and partner industry certifications for students enrolled in career and technical education programs.

Adult & Infant/Child CPR

Expert, OSHA compliant, CPR training is provided for students looking to pursue a career where OSHA-mandated CPR training is a requirement, giving you the knowledge to react during a crisis.

Automated External Defibrillator (AED) Essentials

Fundamental understandings of CPR and AED training will help students understand with comprehensive awareness training how and when to use an AED to help save lives.

First Aid

First Aid certification provides students with the basic fundamentals of recognizing the signs that someone needs help and administering the right type of care for both kids and adults.

Community First Aid & Safety

First Aid certification provides students with the basic fundamentals of recognizing the signs that someone needs help and administering the right type of care for both kids and adults.

College Articulation and Credits

Articulations

SOAR programs of study prepare today’s student for tomorrow’s high demand and high wage careers.

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Career Opportunities

Students can be employed while in high school through the Cooperative Education program. Qualified students may obtain paid employment after successful completion of classroom training. This program expands the school curriculum by providing students with additional skills through supervised work experience at local businesses. The employment is scheduled during the time the student would be in attendance at the Career and Technology Center.

CAREER PATHS

  • Local Police Officer
  • State Police Officer
  • Federal Police Officer
  • Attorney
  • Paralegal
  • Sheriff Deputy
  • Corrections Officer
  • Parole Officer
  • Private Investigator
  • Security Officer
  • Military Police Officer
  • Military Security Officer
  • Military Criminal Investigator

GRADUATES EMPLOYED BY:

  • New York State Police
  • South Lebanon Police Department
  • Cornwall Police Department
  • Military Police
  • District Justice Office
  • Lebanon County Correctional Facility

Salary Ranges

PositionPA Projected Employment Growth 2014-2024 Entry SalaryAvg PA SalaryExperienced Salary
Correctional Officer1%$36,930$51,140$58,240
Paralegal9%$34,280$54,080$63,970
Police Officer0%$40,170$66,460$79,610
Private Investigator2%$30,540$44,430$51,380

Trooper Garrett, New York State Police Testimonial

“As a decorated New York State Trooper, I responded to the 9/11 disaster at the World Trade Center and received numerous commendations for such acts. Currently, in conjunction with normal patrol duties, I am entrusted with the responsibility of providing patrol training to new graduates from the Police Academy, and am presently being recruited by the Federal Bureau of Investigation. My career has been an exciting journey thus far-one that began at the Lebanon County Career & Technology Center.”

Trooper M.P. Garrett
New York State Police

Thomas Capello, District Justice Testimonial

“The LCCTC is a great first step to a career in law enforcement, security or criminal justice.”

Thomas Capello
District Justice
City of Lebanon