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Criminal Justice

Through hands-on, real world activities, including mock trials, police patrols, field trips, forensic experiments and guest speakers, students gain a fundamental understanding of all aspects of the field.

In addition, internships are available with local police departments and security firms.

Students in this program have an opportunity to enroll in Rockland Community College’s High School Enrichment Program, which allows them to earn college credits. Articulation agreements with other colleges and institutions also exist.

Program Studies I, II
  • Community Relations
  • Corrections & Penology
  • Crime Scene Procedures
  • Criminal Investigations
  • Defensive Tactics
  • Domestic Terrorism
  • Emergency Situations
  • Enforcement Terminology
  • Firefighter Training
  • Forensics
  • History of Law
  • Homeland Security
  • International Terrorism
  • Introduction to Criminal Procedure Law
  • Introduction to Local and Municipal Laws
  • Introduction to New York State Laws
  • Theory of Criminal Justice
  • Vehicle and Traffic Law
College Articulations

Rockland Community College (6 dual credits), Sullivan Community College

Professional Certifications

Firefighter Certification BEFO (exterior operations) with HFMRO (hazardous materials), CPR/AED, NYS Security Guard

Career Options

Police Officer, Firefighter, Lawyer, Sheriff, Probation/Corrections Officer, Forensic Scientist, Cybersecurity Specialist, US Border Patrol/Customs Agent, Federal/Secret Service Agent, First Responder

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Contact

Career & Technical Education Center
65 Parrott Road, Building #3
West Nyack, NY 10994
(845) 627-4770

Kim Bell
Executive Director of Career and Technical Education

Eric Kurz
Principal

Jason Doerr
Assistant Principal

Jennifer Patrikis
School Counselor
Nanuet Union Free School District
South Orangetown Central School District
Suffern Central School District
New Jersey school districts

Lorraine Mahon
School Counselor
East Ramapo Central School District
Pearl River School District
Rockland BOCES Student Services

Nicole Minter
School Counselor
Clarkstown Central School District
North Rockland Central School District
Nyack Public Schools
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