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Adult Division: 330-729-4100

High School: 330-729-4000

STEM+ME2: 330-729-4000 Ext.1207

7300 North Palmyra Rd.
Canfield, OH 44406

Curriculum Highlights

Public Safety

Program Description

This program focuses on the field of Public Safety and explores careers in criminal justice and firefighting. Juniors in this program will learn criminal justice techniques Seniors in this program will learn firefighting practices and techinques

Students in this program will learn:

  • Traffic investigation and enforcement
  • Report writing
  • Crime scene investigation
  • Evidence processing
  • Private and industrial security
  • Arrest
  • search and seizure laws
  • Crisis intervention
  • Unarmed self-defense
  • Ohio's criminal and traffic laws
College Connection

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, offered at Youngstown State University and Kent State University. Because of age and education requirements in most public security areas, a three- or four-year delay is likely before you can legally become a public peace officer. Your MCCTC Criminal Justice education can also help you specialize in security, intelligence or police work in the armed forces.

Articulation Agreements with the following institutions:

  • Youngstown State University
  • University of Akron
  • Hocking College
  • Eastern Gateway Community College
Career Resources

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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

Industry Credentials

Students in the program may earn OSHA 10 Certification and work toward Fire 256 Certification.

Industry Organization


7300 North Palmyra Rd., Canfield, OH 44406 • High School - 330-729-4000 • Adult Division - 330-729-4100

Governing Board Members

  • Attorney David Engler, President
  • Attorney Kathi McNabb-Welsh, Vice President
  • Mr. Richard S. Scarsella, Board Member
  • Richard Gozur, Board Member
  • Mr. Ronald Carcelli, Board Member
  • Mrs. Marie Dockry, Board Member
  • Michael Stanko, Board Member

Additional Board Information

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