Career And College Prep

Law, Public Safety, Corrections & Security

Set the Bar High

Do you dream of making the world a safer, more just place? If so, a career in public safety could be what you’re looking for. Dive into courses designed with input from criminal justice and community experts!

Which pathway is offered?

Protective Services— This pathway exposes students to careers in law enforcement with duties ranging from controlling traffic to preventing and investigating crimes. Law enforcement officers maintain order, enforce laws and ordinances, issue traffic summonses, investigate accidents, present evidence in court, serve legal documents for the court system, and apprehend, arrest, and process prisoners.

What types of jobs can my student learn about and prepare for?*

Some of the jobs include:

  • Police officer
  • Dispatcher
  • Private detective
  • Security guard

*Some of these jobs require additional education and certifications once a student graduates from high school.

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What could my future look like in this career field?**


**Data is from Lightcast and is updated frequently.

Which industry-recognized, in-demand certifications and exams can my student prepare for?

  • ACT National Career Readiness Certificate
  • National Occupational Competency Testing Institute (NOCTI) Criminal Justice (Job Ready)