Public Safety

The Public Safety program introduces students to job possibilities within the public safety field, such as, Law Enforcement, Fire Science/Firefighting, Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and Court/Corrections Systems. The Law Enforcement curriculum is approved by the Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards (MCOLES). Students will enjoy many “hands on” experiences, physical fitness and wellness training and classroom presentations and lectures based on a variety of career related topics. Self-discipline, leadership skills, and the ability to function as part of a team are enhanced throughout the class. Additional career opportunities include: Emergency Operator or Dispatcher, Emergency Manager, and Homeland Security positions. Qualified second year students may receive instructor recommendation to be eligible for enhanced classroom responsibilities and work based education experiences. After successful completion of the first year of the Public Safety program, students may be able to return for a second year to pursue a certification in a specialized field. Opportunities currently offered are Fire I & II, Emergency Medical Technician - (EMT), or Corrections Academy.