Legal and Protective Services
The Legal and Protective Services Program is a program for students interested in law enforcement, criminal law, crime scene processing, investigations, disaster preparedness, ethics, and government. Through the Legal and Protective Services Program, students learn about the law and its application in real world scenarios.
Students develop an understanding of the role and skills of professionals in the field of criminal justice. Students engage in skill development used in the following areas: law enforcement, fire departments, law firms, federal agencies, courthouses and correctional facilities.
Students gain access to potential careers in: Law Enforcement, Homeland Security, Forensics, Crime Scene Analysis, DNA Analysis and Fingerprinting, Advanced Communication, Computer and Online Security, Basic First Responder, Fire and Rescue, and Physical Training/Defensive to name a few examples. Students who qualify can earn certifications in CPR, First Aid and 911 Dispatching.
- Investigate simulated crime scenes, tag and process evidence, and use CSI forensic techniques
- Observe and work alongside local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies
- Identify and report relevant facts from simulated crime scenes and articulate the Constitutional rights involved in the scenario
Prepared for immediate employment, advanced certifications and further education
ENTRY LEVEL POSITIONS
High School Diploma from Keefe Tech
Animal Cruelty Investigator
Juvenile Detention Officer
Victim Services Advocate
Work Release Officer
Associates Degree (2-year), Certificate Program, Licensing or Adult Education
Border Patrol Agent
Forensic Science Technician
Bachelors Degree (4-year) and Graduates or Doctoral Degree for some
Crime Scene Investigator
Director of Security
Homeland Security Officer
Chief Legal Officer
Chief of Police