Law Enforcement Information Technology

Objective of Field

A 360 degree approach exposing students to the diversity of employment opportunities in the area of criminal justice and homeland security.

Job Duties

  • Patrol
  • Enforce local and state criminal and vehicular law
  • Traffic control
  • Crime prevention and education
  • Maintain public order
  • Prisoner transport
  • Emergency radio operations
  • Crime scene investigation
  • Handling evidence

Certification Tests

  • APCO Emergency Tele-communicator
  • PATH
  • OC Pepper Spray
  • CPR/First Aid/AED
  • Fire Safety

Planned Courses

  • Introduction to Criminal Justice (College Credit)
  • Crime Scene Documentation  (NIJ Module)
  • Evidence Collection
  • Defensive Tactics, Weapon Retention, Self Defense
  • Criminal Laws and Procedures
  • Emergency Medical Procedures
  • Traffic Stops
  • Drug and DUI Enforcement
  • Terrorism and Rapid Deployment
  • Nation Incident Management System
  • Emergency Tele-Communicator
  • Corrections
  • Courtroom Testimony
  • Accident Investigations

Employment/Job Outlook

Forensic Science Technicians will have a 13% increase in demand by 2014 in PA.  Probation and Corrections Officers will have a 6% increase in demand by 2014 in PA. 

Legal Occupations will have a 10% increase in demand by 2014 in PA.  Police Officers and Deputy Sheriffs will have a 6% increase in demand by 2014 in PA

Entry Level

Higher Education Options

911 Dispatcher
Private Security
Corrections Officer

Municipal Police Officer Education and Training
Commission Act 120 Police Academy
2-Year Associates Degree in Criminal Justice
4-Year Degree in Criminal Justice
Administration of Justice Forensic Science

How to find out more

For full program details, download document.

Additional Info

Recommendations for Success

  • Effective communication skills including tact and diplomacy
  • Community and customer focus
  • A sense of personal responsibility, integrity, and resilience
  • Problem-solving skills
  • A confident and calm manner
  • Proficient literacy skills so that you can accurately record details
  • Work in all types of weather conditions
  • Team working skills and the ability to work independently
  • Good attendance and participation
  • Attention to detail
  • Act as a role model for all students
  • Self discipline

Contact Us

Lenape Technical School, an equal opportunity employer, shall not discriminate in their educational programs, activities or employment practices based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, religion, ancestry or any other legally protected classification.  Publication of this policy is in accordance with state and federal laws including Title VI of the Civil Rights of 1964,  Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Sections 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and the Pennsylvania Human Relations Act.  Inquires should be directed to the Special Programs Coordinator, 503/504 / ADA Coordinator, and Title IX Coordinator, Lenape Tech, 2215 Chaplin Avenue, Ford City, PA  16226.  Telephone: 724-763-7116