Career And College Prep

Criminal Justice

Set the Bar High

Do you dream of making the world a safer, more just place? If so, a career in law and criminal justice could be what you’re looking for. Dive into courses designed with input from criminal justice and community experts!

Which pathway is offered?

Law Enforcement Services—This pathway exposes students to careers in law enforcement with duties ranging from controlling traffic to preventing and investigating crimes. Law enforcement officers maintain order, enforce laws and ordinances, issue traffic summonses, investigate accidents, present evidence in court, serve legal documents for the court system, and apprehend, arrest, and process prisoners.

What types of jobs can my student learn about and prepare for?*

Some of the jobs include:

  • Police, fire, and ambulance dispatcher
  • Police and patrol officer
  • Animal control officer
  • Customs and border protection officer
  • Marine enforcement officer
  • Fingerprint identification technician
  • Railroad police
  • Customs inspectors

*Some of these jobs require additional education and certifications once a student graduates from high school.

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What could my future look like with this career?**


**Data is from Lightcast and is updated frequently.

Which industry-recognized, in-demand certifications and exams can my student prepare for?

  • Certified Indiana County Jail Officer