Law Enforcement Prep II Career Major - Overview

Law Enforcement Prep II

Career Major Length
778 hours
Who Can Enroll
Adults
Schedule
M-Th
Fees
In-State Tuition:
$1,945.00
Out-of-State Tuition:
$5,057.00
Book Costs:
$25.00
Exam Fees:
$0.00
Supplies Costs:
$410.00

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
778.00Total Hours
Course Title
Hours
Healthcare Provider CPR and First Aid
15.00
Introduction to Law Enforcement
48.00
Unarmed Security Phase 1
20.00
Unarmed Security - Phase 2
20.00
Tactical & Interpersonal Communications
30.00
Defensive Tactics for Law Enforcement - LW
76.00
Law Enforcement Equipment & Weapons
60.00
Police Function & Fundamentals
48.00
Rank and Structure
30.00
Emergency Procedures
40.00
Ethics & Professional Behavior in Law Enforcement
48.00
Community Policing
40.00
Introduction to Detention Services
80.00
Security Procedures
40.00
Workforce Staging
30.00
OC/Pepper Spray Training
15.00
C.E.R.T. (Community Emergency Response Training)
40.00
Baton Retention Training
8.00
Taser Training
10.00
911 Dispatch Communications
80.00

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

  • Minimum of an 8th grade education
  • Minimum of 18 years of age with documentation of student's date of birth
  • English proficiency test for those who speak English as a second language
  • Sports physical

Student Organizations

Metro Tech Accreditations