Law Enforcement Prep II Career Major - Overview

Law Enforcement Prep II

Career Major Length
1023 hours
Who Can Enroll
Students who recently graduated or students who are 18 years of age & entering their senior year
Schedule
M-Th
Fees
In-State Tuition:
$1,945.00
Out-of-State Tuition:
$5,057.00
Book Costs:
$25.00
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
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
20.00
Unarmed Security - Phase 2
20.00
911 Dispatch Communications
80.00
Ethics and Professional Behavior in Law Enforcement
48.00
Baton Retention Training
8.00
Tactical and Interpersonal Communications
30.00
Taser Training
10.00
Defensive Tactics for Law Enforcement
76.00
Workforce Staging
30.00
Law Enforcement Equipment and Weapons
60.00
C.E.R.T. (Community Emergency Response Training)
40.00
Introduction to Detention Services
80.00
Rank and Structure
30.00
OC/Pepper Spray Training
15.00
Security Procedures
40.00
Community Policing
40.00

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