Welcome to Law, Public Safety, Corrections & Security

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    Every day, people depend on police officers, firefighters and medical technicians to protect their health and safety.  Professionals in the fields of Law, Public Safety, Corrections & Security work together to enforce laws, fight fires, tend to medical emergencies, and generally maintain harmony throughout communities.

    Our mission:

    Law, Public Safety, Corrections & Security prepares students for careers in planning, managing, and providing legal, public safety, protective services and homeland security, including professional and technical support services.

    Do you want to be a firefighter or police officer?
    Do you respect the law and the rule of law?
    Do you like to help people?
    Do you think it would be exciting to work in a courtroom?
    Are you good at debating and winning arguments?
    Are you detail-oriented and driven?
    Would you enjoy being responsible for other people's safety?

    If you answered yes to two or more of the questions, you might want to consider a career in law and public safety. This career cluster includes a number of professions that are vital to the success of our society and our way of life, including

    • Firefighter
    • Police Officer
    • Corrections Officer
    • Lawyer
    • Judge
    • Paralegal
    • Bailiff
    • Security Guard
    • Youth Services Worker
    • Warden
    • Security Director
    • Criminal Investigator
    • Emergency Planning Manager
    • Armored Car Guard

    Jobs in the Law, Public Safety, Corrections & Security Career Cluster

    People employed in this cluster work in a variety of interesting jobs that provide important assistance to others. Students entering these fields need to be risk takers and often endanger their lives to save another. Workers in this field truly believe they can make a difference and contribute to the welfare of others through their personal intervention. They want to make the world a safer and more secure place for everyone.

    Our vision: is to see that every student interested in an law-related career receives the academic knowledge and foundational technical skills needed to be successful in the career field of his or her choice and postsecondary education.