Stride Career Prep - Law and Criminal Justice
Set the Bar High
Do you dream of making the world a safer, more just place? If so, a career in law, public safety, and security 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 prepares students for careers in law enforcement by helping them develop skills in identifying, analyzing, using deductive reasoning, and problem solving. They'll also develop skills in lab and safety, microscopy, toxicology, measurement, physical identification of evidence, pathology, anthropology, entomology, psychology, and blood spatter analysis. Students will learn how to use communications and dispatch equipment, perform search and seizure techniques, conduct basic criminal investigations, and execute pursuit and arrest procedures.
What types of jobs can my student learn about and prepare for?*
Some of the jobs include:
- Police Officer
- Private Detective
- Forensic Science Technician
*Some of these jobs require additional education and certifications once a student graduates from high school.
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?
- Medical Forensics
- Criminal Justice
- ACT National Career Readiness Certification (NCRC)