Criminal Justice & Community Services
Set the Bar High
Do you dream of making the world a safer, more just place? If so, a career in law and criminal justice could be what you're looking for. Dive in to courses designed with input from criminal justice and community experts!
Which pathway is offered?
Law Enforcement Services—This pathway exposes students to careers in law enforcement with duties ranging from controlling traffic to preventing and investigating crimes. Law enforcement officers maintain order, enforce laws and ordinances, issue traffic summonses, investigate accidents, present evidence in court, serve legal documents for the court system, and apprehend, arrest, and process prisoners.
What types of jobs can my student learn about and prepare for?*
Some of the jobs include:
- Police, fire & ambulance dispatcher
- Police & patrol officer
- Animal control officer
- Customs and border protection officer
- Marine enforcement officer
- Fingerprint identification technician
- Railroad police
- Customs inspectors
*Some of these jobs require additional education and certifications once a student graduates from high school.
What could my future look like in this career field?**
**Data is from Burning Glass Labor Insights and is updated frequently.