24503 - Law Enforcement I



This course is designed to provide the basic skills and knowledge necessary for a student to pursue a career or higher education in the fields related to law enforcement. Current and projected career opportunities, job seeking skills, and public speaking will be emphasized. Additional topics of study include federal and private agencies, corrections, officer safety, communication and police wellness and culture. All physical, educational, and social requirements needed for entry into a career in law enforcement or corrections will be examined. Emphasis will be placed on the fundamental skills and organizational knowledge necessary to become a police officer. Students seriously interested in any career in law enforcement should consider taking this class. Career and Technical Student Organization (CTSO) standards will be an integral part of this class. Dual credit may be obtained from the Maricopa Community College system for this program at high schools offering this option. Successful completion of the program may qualify students to receive the Mastery of Subject Area Graduation Endorsement. Students are encouraged to work with their program teachers to determine eligibility.

Credits: 1
1 Elective Credit
Course Fees  


Criminal Justice