Law Enforcement

Course Description

The course provides students with preliminary training and exposure to a variety of job opportunities in the law enforcement field. Upon completion of the criminal justice program, students will have a working knowledge of the U.S. Constitution, criminal law, criminal procedures and its application to the various divisions of the criminal justice system.  Post-secondary education is available at Yakima Valley Community College Criminal Justice programs, Tech Schools, military, homeland security, and law enforcement training centers.

Sessions Offered: 8:00-10:30AM / 12:00-2:30PM

Length of Program: 1-2 years

Equivalency Credits: 1 credit PE / .25 credit Social Studies-History / .25 credit English

College Credits: Available to those who qualify



Employment Outlook

Jobs in Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice are thriving. Since September 11th homeland security has stepped up the demand for law enforcement professionals. 

Career Opportunities: Police, detective, DEA, corrections, probation, court reporting, lawyers, attorneys, judges, and forensic science.


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Program Instructors

Rick Watts
Rick Watts

Law Enforcement

Rick Watts
Rick Watts

Law Enforcement

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