Law Enforcement Officer Prep Career Major - Overview

Law Enforcement Officer Prep

law enforcement officer prep
Campus
Information Technology Center
(Springlake Campus)
Career Major Length
1023 hours
Who Can Enroll
Juniors & Seniors
Schedule
M-F 7:40-10:30A &/or 11:25A-2:15P
Fees
In-State Tuition:
$0.00
Average Oklahoma Salary
$13/hr - security guard, $17/ hr - patrol officer

This major prepares students for careers in public safety or law enforcement. Students are introduced to the basics of law enforcement through courses in police fundamentals, defensive tactics, technical investigation and criminal law. In addition, students receive training in emergency telecommunications, equipment and weapons, and ethics and professional behavior.

Career Major Length
1023.00Total Hours
Course Title
Hours
Healthcare Provider CPR and First Aid
15.00
Introduction to Law Enforcement
48.00
Police Function and Fundamentals
48.00
Unarmed Security - Phase 1
30.00
Unarmed Security - Phase 2
30.00
The Penal Code and Criminal Law
48.00
Technical Investigations
96.00
Courtroom Evidence and Testimony
54.00
Ethics and Professional Behavior in Law Envorcement
48.00
Tactical and Interpersonal Communications
30.00
Defensive Tactics for Law Enforcement
76.00
Traffic Management & Accident Investigation
35.00
Law Enforcement Equipment and Weapons
60.00
Emergency Telecommunications
80.00
Workforce Staging
60.00
Introduction to Detention Services
30.00
Rank and Structure
30.00
Security Procedures
45.00
Emergency Procedures
60.00
Community Policing
40.00
Law Enforcement Officer Prep Capstone
60.00

Helpful Attributes and Abilities

  • Reading and math skills at the 10th grade level or above
  • A positive attitude
  • Good communication skills
  • The ability to relate to people in a caring, empathetic manner
  • Good eye-hand coordination
  • Good physical and mental health
  • Dependability
  • Ability to work effectively with a wide variety of personality types

Required Prerequisites

  • Sports Physical

Student Organizations

Certifications Available

  • CLEET Unarmed Security Guard
  • CPR