The criminal justice field includes law enforcement, corrections, security, investigations, court and administrative services, and juvenile justice. Each area requires individuals who can speak and write well and who can work well with colleagues and the community. Employers in this field will be looking for people who are skilled in management, investigative techniques, analysis of data and critical thinking. Students who choose one of the following programs develop these abilities and are prepared for successful careers in a variety of positions in federal, state and local law enforcement agencies as police, corrections or security officers or a number of administrative positions.
If you choose to apply for the Kirtland Regional Police Academy to become a law enforcement officer, this program is approved by the Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards (MCOLES). Graduates of this program are eligible to take the MCOLES examination and after passing the examination, they are considered certifiable. After being hired, they are eligible to apply for state licensing and a state police officer number. After employment, graduates have one year to complete additional training for continued licensing.
State licensing exams pass rate percentage: 100%