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  • Image of students inspecting a fake crime scene
This is a two-year program for high school juniors and seniors
Skills: 
  • 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
Credentials: 
  • College Credits
     
  • Certifications
     
  • Scholarships
Career Opportunities: 
  • Industrial or retail security
     
  • Private investigator
     
  • State Highway Patrol officer
     
  • County Sheriff’s deputy
     
  • City police officer
     
  • State Liquor Control officer
     
  • Corrections officer
     
  • University police officer
     
  • State Bureau of Criminal Investigation officer
     
  • Military police
     
  • Medical examiner investigation
     
  • Self-employed Private Investigation

With a college degree:

  • FBI or Secret Service
     
  • Drug Enforcement Agency
     
  • US Marshall Service
     
  • US Park Service
Additional Information: 

Students in this program belong to SkillsUSA. It provides opportunities for competition, leadership and community service projects.

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