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Central Arizona Valley
Institute of Technology

Our Law Enforcement Program

Program Highlights

  • Experience the pride of protecting and serving the community.
  • Perform law enforcement operations such as SWAT techniques, traffic control, police car maneuvers, and safely discharge firearms in the line of duty.
  • Apply forensic investigative techniques to process crime scenes and interrogate suspects.

Career Focus

  • Prepared for college criminal justice education and police academies.

Pathway to These Careers

  • Border Patrol Agent
  • Police Officer
  • Sheriff/Deputy Sheriff
  • Detective
  • Central Intelligence Agent
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation
  • Highway Patrol Officer
  • Immigration and Customs Enforcement
  • Law Enforcement Trainer
  • Military
  • Police Officer Recruiter
  • Public Safety Dispatcher
  • Secret Service
  • Security Guard

Entrance Requirements

Prerequisites:

  • Desire to work in the criminal justice area
  • Students should be in moderate to good physical condition
  • No criminal record

Program Length

This program is designed to be completed in two years. Students successfully completing the two-year program will receive a certificate of completion.

Industry Certification

Students are eligible to apply for security guard state certification when they reach 18 years of age.

Awards and Recognitions

  • 1st Place - Criminal Justice Competition - 2016 Arizona SkillsUSA Conference
  • 1st Place - Outstanding SkillsUSA Chapter - 2016 Arizona SkillsUSA Conference
  • 1st Place - Outstanding SkillsUSA Chapter - 2015 Arizona SkillsUSA Conference
  • 1st Place - Chapter of Distinction Contest - 2015 Arizona SkillsUSA Conference
  • 2nd Place - Community Service Contest - 2015 Arizona SkillsUSA Conference
  • 1st Place - Outstanding SkillsUSA Chapter - 2014 Arizona SkillsUSA Conference 
  • 1st Place - Criminal Justice Competition - 2013 Arizona SkillsUSA Conference
  • 1st Place - Outstanding SkillsUSA Chapter - 2013 Arizona SkillsUSA Conference
  • 1st and 3rd Places - Criminal Justice Competition - 2012 Arizona SkillsUSA Conference
  • 1st Place - Outstanding SkillsUSA Chapter - 2012 Arizona SkillsUSA Conference

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