Law, Public Safety, Corrections & Security Career Training

Careers in planning, managing, and providing legal, public safety, protective services and homeland security, including professional and technical support services.

Full-time Career Majors

Career Major Titlesort ascending Who can enroll Tuition Days Clock Hours Site
Law Enforcement Officer Prep High School $0 M-F 1023 SBC

Short-term Courses

Use of Force Continuum

Security guards and officers may find themselves in situations where they are required to take a criminal into custody or defend themselves. This course focuses on accurately assessing dangerous situations, applying the principles and concepts of the Use of Force Continuum and choosing the appropriate level.

Book: $ 0
Supplies: $ 0
Tuition: $ 100
Days Date Time Hours Location Course Code
F 6/01 8:00am to 5:00pm 8.0 EDC 26225
FF 11/16 8:00am to 5:00pm 8.0 EDC 27280
FF 8/10 8:00am to 5:00pm 8.0 EDC 27278
F 6/01 8:00am to 5:00pm 8.0 EDC 26225
FF 11/16 8:00am to 5:00pm 8.0 EDC 27280
FF 8/10 8:00am to 5:00pm 8.0 EDC 27278

Report Writing

This course teaches key principles of proper, narrative report writing for emergency services, security and first-responder personnel. Concepts are clarified and demonstrated through guided discussion, group work, individual exercise and lecture.

Book: $ 0
Supplies: $ 0
Tuition: $ 50
Days Date Time Hours Location Course Code
TT 8/14 8:00am to 12:00pm 4.0 EDC 27269
ThTh 10/04 5:00pm to 9:00pm 4.0 EDC 27270
TT 8/14 8:00am to 12:00pm 4.0 EDC 27269
ThTh 10/04 5:00pm to 9:00pm 4.0 EDC 27270

Police Applicant Readiness Orientation

Learn all the requirements needed to apply for the Oklahoma City Police Department.

Requirements: Must be 21-45 years old. No marijuana usage within the past 18 months. No usage of other drugs within the past 5 years. No visible tattoos while wearing a short-sleeved shirt and no felony convictions. Valid state issued driver’s license. Complete a short questionnaire to determine eligibility. You may enroll in the PAR course once eligibility is determined.
Book: $ 0
Supplies: $ 0
Tuition: $ 0
Days Date Time Hours Location Course Code
TT 8/14 6:00pm to 7:30pm 1.5 SBC 28505
TT 7/10 6:00pm to 7:30pm 1.5 SBC 28504
TT 8/14 6:00pm to 7:30pm 1.5 SBC 28505
TT 7/10 6:00pm to 7:30pm 1.5 SBC 28504

Police Applicant Readiness

Learn the steps of the application process to become a member of the Oklahoma City Police Department. Receive assistance for completing the on-line application, how to get the required information and documentation, as well as interview tips and expectations. Eligible applicants also may experience the Physical Ability test and learn about the written exam, Law Enforcement Aptitude Battery (LEAB).

Requirements: Must be 21-45 years old and a U.S. Citizen.
Pre-requisite(s): Police Applicant Readiness Orientation
Book: $ 0
Supplies: $ 0
Tuition: $ 35
Days Date Time Hours Location Course Code
TT 8/21 to 9/11 6:00pm to 8:00pm 2.0 SBC 28508
TT 7/17 to 8/07 6:00pm to 8:00pm 2.0 SBC 28507
TT 8/21 to 9/11 6:00pm to 8:00pm 2.0 SBC 28508
TT 7/17 to 8/07 6:00pm to 8:00pm 2.0 SBC 28507

Phase IV-Shotgun

This optional course is for armed private security guards who must use a tactical shotgun while on duty. Learn the proper method of handling and securing the shotgun and how to place the shotgun in cruiser-safe condition.

CLEET REQUIREMENTS
http://www.metrotech.edu/individuals/adults/short-term-courses/CLEET

Requirements: Students must supply their own pump-action 12 gauge shotgun, similar to a Remington 870. Ammunition must be purchased at the firing range. No outside ammunition is allowed.
Pre-requisite(s): Currently enrolled or completed CLEET Phase IV-Firearms course in the past 6 months, unexpired Oklahoma Armed Private Security Guard license or Military background.
Book: $ 10
Supplies: $ 0
Tuition: $ 90
Days Date Time Hours Location Course Code
FF 9/21 8:00am to 5:00pm 8.0 EDC 27304
FF 9/21 8:00am to 5:00pm 8.0 EDC 27304

Phase IV-Firearms

Qualify for the CLEET armed security guard license. You will learn Oklahoma's laws regarding firearms, possession, transport, use of deadly force, handcuffing and arrest techniques.

CLEET REQUIREMENTS
http://www.metrotech.edu/individuals/adults/short-term-courses/CLEET

Looking for a Job in Security?
You are guaranteed an interview with Elite Protection Security when you complete Phases I, II and IV Security Officer courses with
Metro Technology Centers.
Call (405) 629-0004
Phase III is not required to be hired.

Requirements: 21 years old. Minimum 9mm caliber semi-auto pistol, duty style holster, belt and two magazines. For safety reasons students are required to purchase 400 rounds of ammunition at commensurate firing range. Reloaded ammo is not allowed to be used in this course.
Pre-requisite(s): MMPI-2 test and Phase I & II.
Book: $ 10
Supplies: $ 0
Tuition: $ 140
Days Date Time Hours Location Course Code
MTWTh 9/17 to 9/20 8:00am to 5:00pm 32.0 EDC 27302
MTWTh 9/17 to 9/20 8:00am to 5:00pm 32.0 EDC 27302

Phase III-Private Investigator

Review responsibilities to clients, private investigation laws, fair credit reporting laws, investigations and surveillance.

CLEET REQUIREMENTS
http://www.metrotech.edu/individuals/adults/short-term-courses/CLEET

Pre-requisite(s): Phase I & II.
Book: $ 10
Supplies: $ 0
Tuition: $ 140
Days Date Time Hours Location Course Code
MTWThF 12/13 to 12/19 8:00am to 5:00pm 35.0 EDC 27295
MTWThF 9/03 to 9/07 8:00am to 5:00pm 35.0 EDC 27297
MTWThF 12/13 to 12/19 8:00am to 5:00pm 35.0 EDC 27295
MTWThF 9/03 to 9/07 8:00am to 5:00pm 35.0 EDC 27297

Phase II-Unarmed Security

Includes public relations, fixed post duties, patrolling and investigating security incidents.

CLEET REQUIREMENTS
http://www.metrotech.edu/individuals/adults/short-term-courses/CLEET

Looking for a Job in Security?
You are guaranteed an interview with Elite Protection Security when you complete Phases I, II and IV Security Officer courses with
Metro Technology Centers.
Call (405) 629-0004
Phase III is not required to be hired.

Requirements: 18 years old, US citizen and Oklahoma resident.
Pre-requisite(s): 18 years old, US citizen and Oklahoma resident.
Book: $ 10
Supplies: $ 0
Tuition: $ 55
Days Date Time Hours Location Course Code
MTW 8/01 to 8/08 8:00am to 5:00pm 20.0 EDC 27267
MTWThF 12/05 to 12/07 8:00am to 5:00pm 20.0 EDC 27268
WThF 6/06 to 6/08 8:00am to 5:00pm 20.0 EDC 26227
MTW 8/01 to 8/08 8:00am to 5:00pm 20.0 EDC 27267
MTWThF 12/05 to 12/07 8:00am to 5:00pm 20.0 EDC 27268
WThF 6/06 to 6/08 8:00am to 5:00pm 20.0 EDC 26227

Phase I-Unarmed Security

Includes interpreting security guard law, first-aid, fire extinguishers, writing field notes and reports, plus interpreting legal powers.

CLEET REQUIREMENTS
http://www.metrotech.edu/individuals/adults/short-term-courses/CLEET

Looking for a Job in Security?
You are guaranteed an interview with Elite Protection Security when you complete Phases I, II and IV Security Officer courses with
Metro Technology Centers.
Call (405) 629-0004
Phase III is not required to be hired.

Requirements: 18 years old, US citizen and Oklahoma resident.
Book: $ 10
Supplies: $ 0
Tuition: $ 55
Days Date Time Hours Location Course Code
MTW 6/04 to 6/06 8:00am to 5:00pm 20.0 EDC 26226
MTW 7/30 to 8/01 8:00am to 5:00pm 20.0 EDC 27265
MTW 12/03 to 12/05 8:00am to 5:00pm 20.0 EDC 27266
MTW 6/04 to 6/06 8:00am to 5:00pm 20.0 EDC 26226
MTW 7/30 to 8/01 8:00am to 5:00pm 20.0 EDC 27265
MTW 12/03 to 12/05 8:00am to 5:00pm 20.0 EDC 27266

Pepper Spray

Learn and understand the situations that allow for the proper use of OC (Oleoresin Capsicum), tactics and techniques of OC application and the proper means of giving instructions. Become aware of the probable medical implications associated with the use of OC spray.

Requirements: Students need to bring a change of clothing.
Pre-requisite(s): 18 years old, US citizen and Oklahoma resident.
Book: $ 0
Supplies: $ 0
Tuition: $ 40
Days Date Time Hours Location Course Code
FF 8/31 1:00pm to 5:00pm 4.0 EDC 27349
FF 8/31 1:00pm to 5:00pm 4.0 EDC 27349

Overview of Terrorism

Terrorism has gone from a persistent yet marginal security concern to one of the most important security problems of our day. Explore a range of causes of terrorism, strategies and tactics of terrorist groups and how counter terrorism is constrained in a democratic society.

Book: $ 0
Supplies: $ 0
Tuition: $ 100
Days Date Time Hours Location Course Code
FF 11/02 8:00am to 5:00pm 8.0 EDC 27288
FF 9/14 8:00am to 5:00pm 8.0 EDC 27286
FF 11/02 8:00am to 5:00pm 8.0 EDC 27288
FF 9/14 8:00am to 5:00pm 8.0 EDC 27286

Investigations Using Social Media

Learn how to effectively use social media to conduct investigations while understanding patterns, investigation techniques and real life concepts.

Book: $ 0
Supplies: $ 0
Tuition: $ 50
Days Date Time Hours Location Course Code
TT 9/18 6:00pm to 9:00pm 3.0 EDC 27293
TT 9/18 6:00pm to 9:00pm 3.0 EDC 27293

ID Fraud: How to Spot Fake IDs

Learn the state statute and penalty for possessing and/or using a fraudulent ID, three types of fake ID's and the ways to identify them.

Requirements: 21 years old.
Book: $ 0
Supplies: $ 0
Tuition: $ 30
Days Date Time Hours Location Course Code
TT 8/07 1:00pm to 5:00pm 4.0 EDC 27273
TT 10/16 5:00pm to 9:00pm 4.0 EDC 27276
TT 8/07 1:00pm to 5:00pm 4.0 EDC 27273
TT 10/16 5:00pm to 9:00pm 4.0 EDC 27276

Handling Bomb Threats

With the events happening in the world today, it is better to have a plan if this situation were to happen at your location. Learn what steps to take in a bomb threat situation.

Pre-requisite(s): 18 years old, US citizen and Oklahoma resident
Book: $ 0
Supplies: $ 0
Tuition: $ 40
Days Date Time Hours Location Course Code
FF 7/27 8:30am to 12:30pm 4.0 EDC 27344
FF 7/27 8:30am to 12:30pm 4.0 EDC 27344

Handgun Basics

Learn what is needed for the safe handling of a handgun, nomenclature, ammunition, shooting fundamentals, shooting positions and care of the handgun. You will shoot a qualifying course of fire on a gun range. This course is perfect for beginning shooters before taking the Conceal Carry course or for those needing a refresher. Bring a baseball cap and eye/hearing protection, holster and 100 rounds of ammunition. Gun and equipment can be rented with prior notice.

Pre-requisite(s): 18 years old, US citizen and Oklahoma resident
Book: $ 0
Supplies: $ 0
Tuition: $ 90
Days Date Time Hours Location Course Code
SS 8/04 8:30am to 5:30pm 8.0 EDC 27345
SS 10/13 8:30am to 5:30pm 8.0 EDC 27346

Handcuffing

Handcuffs are the most used tool by security officers, yet training is often overlooked or not addressed. Learn the approach and positioning for handcuffing non-compliant subjects. Handcuffing is practiced from the standing, kneeling and prone positions, as well as escorting the subject.

Pre-requisite(s): 18 years old, US citizen and Oklahoma resident.
Book: $ 0
Supplies: $ 0
Tuition: $ 40
Days Date Time Hours Location Course Code
FF 7/20 8:30am to 12:30pm 4.0 EDC 27343
FF 7/20 8:30am to 12:30pm 4.0 EDC 27343

Defensive Tactics

Officers, learn to defend yourself against violent individuals. Receive training on pressure points, blocks and defensive counter strikes, using hand and legs. Physical exertion will be applied in this class.

Pre-requisite(s): 18 years old, US citizen and Oklahoma resident.
Book: $ 0
Supplies: $ 0
Tuition: $ 40
Days Date Time Hours Location Course Code
TT 10/02 8:30am to 12:30pm 4.0 EDC 27341
FF 7/13 8:30am to 12:30pm 4.0 EDC 27340
TT 10/02 8:30am to 12:30pm 4.0 EDC 27341
FF 7/13 8:30am to 12:30pm 4.0 EDC 27340

Concealed Handgun License Review

Learn the legal requirements to carry a concealed handgun. Review basic training in handgun safety and firearm qualifications needed to obtain a license from the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigations pursuant to the provisions of the Oklahoma Self-Defense Act.

Requirements: Must be 21 years old, a US Citizen and resident of Oklahoma. Enrolled students may bring an unloaded weapon in a secure case or bag. No ammunition is allowed on campus. 50 rounds of Ammo is to be purchased at the “Gun Range” for qualification. Baseball cap, eye/hearing protection and holster. Gun and equipment can be rented with prior notice.
Pre-requisite(s): Handgun Basics
Book: $ 0
Supplies: $ 0
Tuition: $ 75
Days Date Time Hours Location Course Code
SS 10/20 8:30am to 5:30pm 8.0 EDC 27348
SS 8/18 8:30am to 5:30pm 8.0 EDC 27347
SS 10/20 8:30am to 5:30pm 8.0 EDC 27348
SS 8/18 8:30am to 5:30pm 8.0 EDC 27347

Communication and Customer Relations

Learn how to utilize effective communication patterns while providing important elements of good customer service.

Book: $ 0
Supplies: $ 0
Tuition: $ 130
Days Date Time Hours Location Course Code
WW 8/29 8:00am to 12:00pm 4.0 EDC 27282
TT 10/23 8:00am to 12:00pm 4.0 EDC 27284
WW 8/29 8:00am to 12:00pm 4.0 EDC 27282
TT 10/23 8:00am to 12:00pm 4.0 EDC 27284

Baton

Learn the advantages and disadvantages of the baton, legal considerations, targeting the nerve motor points, grip, technique considerations, stance, strikes, blocks and combination drills. Class does require some physical exertion.

Pre-requisite(s): 18 years old, US citizen and Oklahoma resident
Book: $ 0
Supplies: $ 0
Tuition: $ 40
Days Date Time Hours Location Course Code
FF 7/06 1:30pm to 5:30pm 4.0 EDC 27334
FF 7/06 1:30pm to 5:30pm 4.0 EDC 27334

Basic Supervision

General supervision includes scope of supervision, supervisor authority, holding down overtime, coaching, and evaluating and investigating complaints.

Pre-requisite(s): CLEET Phase I & II.
Book: $ 0
Supplies: $ 0
Tuition: $ 30
Days Date Time Hours Location Course Code
TT 10/30 1:00pm to 5:00pm 4.0 EDC 27291
WW 8/22 1:00pm to 5:00pm 4.0 EDC 27290
TT 10/30 1:00pm to 5:00pm 4.0 EDC 27291
WW 8/22 1:00pm to 5:00pm 4.0 EDC 27290

Active Shooter Simulation-MILO

Learn the appropriate use of force through realistic, real-life scenarios. High definition video combined with high-tech weapon simulation increases your heart rate and emotional level as you learn how to properly deal with potentially dangerous situations. Weapon simulations include semi-automatic pistol, taser, baton and OC (oleoresin capsicum) spray. Simulations may include highly charged and potentially offensive language.

Requirements: DO NOT BRING FIREARMS OR OTHER WEAPONS ON CAMPUS. This course uses special equipment simulators.
Book: $ 0
Supplies: $ 0
Tuition: $ 50
Days Date Time Hours Location Course Code
WW 9/26 6:00pm to 9:00pm 3.0 SBC 27310
WW 9/26 6:00pm to 9:00pm 3.0 SBC 27310