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Law & Public Safety

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The Law and Public Safety program prepares students to perform technical services involved with planning, organizing, researching, directing, and controlling functions and processes related to the provision of law and public safety services. An integrated approach to teaching and learning is provided as students develop interpersonal relations, career development skills, and technical knowledge and skills associated with careers in this growing field. 

Program Standards  

The Law & Public Safety program is available at:


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Program Details
Year 1 - Law Enforcement 1-2
Year 2 - Law Enforcement 3-4 
Year 3 - Law Enforcement 5-6
Year 4 - Law & Public Safety Internship


SkillsUSA provides educational programs, events and competitions that support career and technical education to ensure America has a skilled workforce.  


Average Annual Wage - $67,290

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Career Opportunities

  • Police Officer
  • Military Police
  • Private Security
  • Federal Agent
  • Correction Officer
  • Detention Officer

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