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Public Safety - Criminal Justice

Students will learn law enforcement terminology, classifications and elements of crime, and how various court systems are used to judge and punish offenders. Private Security is an ever-expanding industry that requires trained professionals that can detect, deter, and investigate the crime. Students will learn self-defense and subject control techniques, methods to conduct patrols, surveillance, and traffic procedures. The student will learn the role and responsibilities of a correctional officer including processing inmates, maintaining security in a correctional setting, and understanding inmate mental health needs

MCCTC High School Enrollment

Public Safety - Criminal Justice Instructor

Anthony Davis

Phone: 330-729-4100 EXT: 1521


Teacher Site: Click Here

Students in this program will learn:

  • The importance of the history, organization, and functions of local, state, and federal law enforcement
  • Students will have the opportunity to sit for the OPOTA certification exam as a private security guard
  • Students will be prepared to work in a correctional setting and learn the roles and responsibility of a correctional officer
  • Report writing, traffic investigation, and law enforcement
  • Crime scene investigation and processing
  • Students will learn self-defense and subject control techniques, methods to conduct patrols, surveillance, and traffic procedures

College Connection

Public Safety - Criminal Justice Higher Education Options

Graduates can continue on to either a two-year associate degree or a four-year bachelor's degree in criminal justice, with a focus on either police science/police administration or corrections.

Articulation Agreements Institutions:

Career Resources

Public Safety - Criminal Justice Career Options

Students who have completed this program are prepared for careers as:

  • Corrections Officer
  • Emergency Dispatcher
  • Retail/Industrial Security Specialist
  • Store Detective
  • Private Investigator
  • Public Safety Officer
  • Firefighter

Public Safety - Criminal Justice Industry Credentials

  • Corrections (TBD)
  • NIMS 100, 200, 700, 800 (10)
  • Dispatch (2)
  • ASP Baton (1)
  • CPR (1)
  • OSHA (1)

    Public Safety - Criminal Justice Industry Organization

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    Mahoning County Career & Technical Center

    7300 North Palmyra Rd., Canfield, OH 44406

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    The MCCTC offers a group of passionate professionals ready to help you begin your career. Since 1972, MCCTC has provided thousands of students with the education to lead a successful career and life. Once enrolled in one of our diverse programs, your options and potential are limitless.

    The Mahoning County Career and Technical Center offers adults an opportunity to start or advance in a career. MCCTC Adult Career Center offers Industry Credential Programs, professional development classes and other courses to put you on the right track.

    Governing Board Members

    • Mr. Michael Stanko, President
    • Mrs. Marie Dockry, Vice-president
    • Mr. Ronald Shives, Board Member
    • Attorney David Engler, Board Member
    • Mr. Richard S. Scarsella, Board Member
    • Ms. Beth Donofrio, Board Member
    • Attorney Kathi McNabb-Welsh, Board Member

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