Law and Public Safety

The Law and Public Safety Academy is a 2 year academy where students learn about policies and procedures concerning law enforcement. The history and organization of the criminal justice system and issues relating to the administration and practice of law and public safety are explored. Specific skills the students demonstrate are:
  • crime scene investigation
  • evidence collection
  • report writing
  • arrest and search procedures
  • motor vehicle stops and accidents
  • crime response
  • and more...
Students in this program also take a forensic science course where they learn to analyze DNA, glass fragments, bullets, etc. These students form a cohort; they take science, math, and other classes together; creating a family-like atmosphere for the students and teachers. Their teachers collaborate to create interdisciplinary assignments and projects.  This academy participates in the Simulated Workplace initiative.
This program prepares students for post-secondary training and/or education that can lead to such careers as:
  • Police Officers
  • Correctional Officers
  • Security Guards
  • Law Office Assistants
  • Legal or Court Officers
  • Emergency Management Specialists
  • and more...
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