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Criminal Justice

Law Enforcement and Corrections

Making a Difference

UTC Criminal Justice curriculum prepares the student for a career in a variety of criminal justice agencies on the local, state, and national levels. The program is designed to instruct students on the principles of the justice systems and sub-systems. Emphasis on academic and practical exposure to such concepts as evidence collection, criminal investigations, community relations, firearms training, traffic enforcement and patrol procedures are stressed. The curriculum also prepares the student to transfer to a four-year university and academically compete in a B.S. or B.A. degree program.

Today's Students

Tomorrow's Leaders

Preparing for a rewarding career in Law Enforcement

Law Enforcement and Corrections

Law Enforcement and Corrections is one of the fastest growing career fields today. Students will get training on handcuffing, fingerprinting, traffic stops, room clearing, Shoot & Don't Shoot scenarios, police ethic issues, prisoner transportation, officer safety, leadership, the criminal justice system and corrections.

Examples of Occupation

Requiring CTE Completion

  • State Police Officer
  • Police Officer
  • DNR Officer
  • Corrections Officer
  • 911 Dispatcher
  • Paralegal
  • Loss Prevention Officer
  • Security Officer
  • K9 Officer

Crime Scene Investigations

Enter into the world of CSI

This is not a TV show. This is  real life. The world needs people like you to help us understand what happened and why.

Students will learn how to properly process a crime scene, lift fingerprints, understand blood spatter analysis, collect and identify evidence, bullet trajectory and crime scene photography.

Without you the criminal walks.


Is this program the right fit for you?

  • Are you a caring, confident and perceptive individual who is committed to helping people and serving and protecting your community?
  • Are you an efficient communicator and problem solver? Can you keep a level head when dealing with difficult people in difficult situations?
  • Do you take pride in staying physically fit? Can you handle mentally and physically demanding task?
  • Does teamwork and performing under stressful and dangerous conditions bring out the best in you?
  • Are you a self-motivated person? Do you have a can do attitude? Are you a person who must reach their goal?

If so, you may be an ideal student for this program, which prepares you to work in a variety of local, state and federal law enforcement agencies.