Public Safety and Justice

  • Program Description

    Students enrolled in the Public Safety & Justice program will have the opportunity to explore law enforcement, security, corrections, emergency management and response and fire fighting careers. Many hands-on learning experiences will provide students opportunities to learn about evidence gathering, fingerprinting, fire control, emergency response techniques and much more. Students will learn about public safety, emergency response and fire fighting career options.

    Program Length

    2 years

    Industry Alignment

    New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services – Security Guard Training; New York State Office of Homeland Security – Training Guidelines; Department of State – New York State Security Guard Curriculum; New York State Department of Health – Emergency Medical Technician Curriculum; International Association of Chiefs of Police – Guidelines for National Rifle Association Training; American Red Cross - First Aid, Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Automated External Defi brillator (Adult, Child and Infant Standards)

    Integrated Academic Coursework

    Career and Financial Management (1/2 credit per year)
    Science (1/2 credit per year)
    Physical Education (1/2 credit per year)
    English (1/2 credit per year)

    Articulation Agreements

    Jefferson Community College; Excelsior College; Bryant & Stratton College

    Credential Opportunities

    American Red Cross - First Aid, CPR and AED (Adult, Child and Infant Certifications); FEMA/Office of Homeland Security – Incident Command Systems, Incident Command Radio Telecommunications Certifications; Technical Endorsement on high school diploma; First Responder Training

    Industry Assessments

    National Occupational Competency Testing Institute – Protective Services

    Program Supplies, Materials, Assessments Provided

    Dress Uniform (shirt, trousers, belt, jacket, sweatshirt, dress shoes); Fire and EMS Study Guides


    Gorman, Todd; Bender, Mark; Tompkins, Shawn; Fortino, Gabby