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Law Enforcement, A.A.S.


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JJC Program Code: SS510
ICCB Program Code: TECH 0045

The Law Enforcement program is designed to serve both the educational and training needs of in-service officers and those intending to pursue careers in policing at the municipal, county, state or federal level. The combination of a strong general education core and professional courses prepares students to enter the discipline as a police candidate or to transfer into a baccalaureate degree program. For those already in the field, the broad-based, multi-disciplinary program will enhance their professional knowledge and provide them with the educational background demanded by today’s police service. 

For further information from the US Department of Labor, go to:  www.bls.gov/oco/ocos160.htm 

Completion Guide


For advisor information and a sample schedule by semester, view our completion guide. 

Major Core Requirements: 22 Semester Hours


Total Required Hours: 62 Semester Hours


Special Program Notes:


Many employers in the law enforcement and criminal justice field may require employees to submit to mandatory medical examinations, physical agility tests, personal background checks, and drug testing as a condition to their hiring and continuing employment. Certain physical impairments may bar affected students from employment in many aspects of the criminal justice and law enforcement profession. Questions or concerns regarding these requirements should be directed to the coordinator of the Criminal Justice Studies and Law Enforcement programs.

Includes Online Courses


This program includes the option for distance education courses (online and/or hybrid).

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