Criminal Justice

Criminal Justice Forensics and Security (532 hours)

This career major prepares students for careers in forensics, security and prisoner detention.  Students learn security fundamentals like executive protection, homeland security, prisoner detention, CLEET unarmed security and National Incident Management Systems (NIMS).  Fitness concepts and defensive tactics are also core to the program.  In addition, students learn about forensic and criminal investigations.  Upon completion of the program, students who meet all additional requirements may earn a CLEET Unarmed Security License.

Criminal Justice (1035 Hours)

This career major is an introduction to the historical background, professional direction, agencies and processes, purposes, functions, ethics, administration, and technical problems of the criminal justice system.  Areas examined are municipal, state, and federal systems.  Students explore criminal investigation, criminalistics, police functions and fundamentals and defensive tactics.  Upon completion of the program, students who meet all additional requirements may earn a CLEET Unarmed Security  License.

Who May Attend:

  • High School Juniors and Seniors
  • 13th Year Returning High School Graduates
  • Adult Learners

What is needed for success in this program:

  • A Positive Attitude
  • Willingness to Learn
  • High Morals and Ethical Code of Personal and Professional Conduct
  • Ability to Recognize and Resolve Problems
  • Willingness and Ability to Work Independently and as a Member of a Team


2 Sessions:

  • 8:10 - 11:15 a.m.
  • 12:40 - 3:45 p.m.

High School Students may enroll in either session.

Certifications Available:

  • CTTC--Law, Public Safety, Security and Corrections Core, Unarmed Security Guard
  • Law Enforcement I
Criminal Justice Forensics and Security
Total Hours 532
Required Courses Hours
Introduction to Criminal Justice Forensics and Security 15
Criminal Investigation 30
Criminalistics and Intro to Forensic Science (Forensics 1) 60
Introduction to Homeland Security 30
Executive Personal Protection 30
C.L.E.E.T. Phase 1 30
C.L.E.E.T. Phase 2 30
Defensive Tactics for Security Officers 45
Crisis Intervention and the Emotionally Disturbed 15
National Incident Management System 15
Prisoner Detention 24
Workforce Staging for Forensics and Security 30
Applied Concepts in Fitness for Forensics and Security 40
Criminal Justice Work-Based Experience for Forensics and Security 138
Criminal Justice Officer
Total Hours 1035
Required Courses Hours
 Introduction to Criminal Justice  30
 Tactical and Interpersonal Communications  30
 Police Function and Fundamentals  45
 Criminal Law  30
 Law Enforcement Equipment and Weapons  60
 Traffic Management and Accident Investigation  30
 Criminal Investigation  30
 C.L.E.E.T. Phase 1  30
 C.L.E.E.T. Phase 2  30
 Criminalistics and Introduction to Forensic Science (Forensics 1)  60
 Law Enforcement Equipment  30
 Criminal Evidence  30
 Defensive Tactics for Law Enforcement  75
 Bio Terrorism  15
 Criminal Procedure  30
 Executive Protection  60
 Workforce Stage  30
 Criminal Justice Internship  390


For more information, call Sarah Pierce at 580-928-2097, Ext. 312, or email [email protected].