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Criminal Justice

“The Criminal Justice program is a semi-military program which covers police training, military skills and is a stepping stone to college.” - Mrs. Welborn

Program Activities

  • Learn report writing, patrol techniques, Ohio Revised Code, evidence collection, traffic stops, building searches, private security, and forensic science
  • Potential to earn college credits and a Tech Prep Scholarship from Sinclair Community College
  • Obtain certifications in Dispatch, Armament Systems and Procedures (ASP), Oleoresin Capsicum Spray (OC), and First Aid/CPR
The Criminal Justice program is a semi-military program, with students required to wear uniforms twice a week. A physical workout is also part of the daily schedule. The program is devoted to teaching patience, respect, furthering student's education, and providing educational choices and advanced employment preparation for our students.

In the Criminal Justice program students will learn report writing, patrol techniques, Ohio Revised Code, evidence collection, traffic stops, building searches, private security, and forensic science. All of the hands-on projects can allow students to receive several certifications, such as Dispatch, Armament Systems and Procedures (ASP), Oleoresin Capsicum Spray (OC), and First Aid/CPR. Students in the Criminal Justice program may also earn up to 9 college credits in lab from Sinclair Community College.

The students who complete the Criminal Justice program go on to work at security companies or local sheriff/police departments as dispatchers or corrections officers. Other students choose to continue their education at post-secondary institutions or join the military.


Bureau of Labor Statistics Data

This shows the % of job growth expected in these careers through the year 2020. To learn more about these careers, click on the names below.


Industry Standard Certificates

  • Dispatching
  • First Aid
  • CPR
  • ASP
  • OC

Based on the most recent Ohio State Report Card Data for this MVCTC Career Technical Program

  • 90% of students were working, in college, or the military one-year after completing this program

Testimonials

"When I graduate from MVCTC I will have earned six industry certifications. I will have also earned college credits and be prepared to start my career."
- Kelcie Lanham
Ansonia

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