Public Safety

Public Safety & Corrections

First Semester

The first semester gives the student an in-depth look at the job and skill sets of a law enforcement officer, including court appearances, patrol, arrest, and a total overview of the responsibilities of a police officer.

Second Semester

The 2nd semester moves onto Careers & Juvenile Justice, featuring multiple guest speakers from all aspects of the industry. Throughout the year students will have the opportunity to write police reports along with analyzing the working budget, crime scene investigation, and math problems associated within the law enforcement field. As part of the course students will also receive CPR / First Aid Certification and (AED) Automatic Electronic Defibrillator training.

Enrollment in COOR's Career Tech offers three educational options for the following college credit:

Course Number Course Description Credits
CJS-10000 Introduction to Criminal Justice 3 Credits
CJS-11400 Juvenile Justice 3 Credits
CJS-11000 Careers In Emergency Services 1 Credit


Option 1:

Successfully pass the Accuplacer placement test prior to the beginning of COOR.'s CTE Public Safety Class and earn concurrent credit which is directly transcripted college credit.

Option 2: 

Enroll in COOR's CTE Public Safety Class without taking or passing the Accuplacer placement test and earn articulated credit in that class with a "B" or better grade.

Option 3:

Early-Middle College (pending Accuplacer test)

Second year students have the opportunity to continue their career choice by directly enrolling at Kirtland Community College or expanding their educational options by enrolling in a different COOR Career Tech program.