Criminal Justice

Click here for online application for School Year 2020-21


• Experience the challenge of participating in boot camp style training, and practice life-saving techniques, terrorist assessment training, and SWAT tactics

• Operate a wide range of emergency vehicles and law enforcement, and lifesaving equipment

• Develop your mind and body through a rigorous mental and physical training—Crime Scene Awareness, Basic Ropes, Water Rescue, Team Building, Accountability, Hazardous Waste Awareness, Intro to Law, Correctional Facility Training


  • Must be able to pass criminal background check

Is this you?

  • I am a good citizen
  • I want to help people
  • I am high energy
  • I work well under pressure

Career Opportunities Upon Graduation:

  • Correctional Officer
  • Security Officer
  • Military Police
  • Dispatcher

With additional Training/Education:

  • Police Officer
  • Sheriff’s Deputy
  • Detective
  • State Highway Trooper
  • Drug Enforcement
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation
  • U.S. Customs
  • ATF
  • U.S. Marshals Service

CERTIFICATIONS: *Earn ODE Credential Points Toward Graduation

(*Earn up to 29 Ohio Department of Education (ODE) Credential Points toward Graduation during your junior and senior years)
• ORDC Correctional Officer Provisional (*12 points)
• CPR & First Aid (*1 point)
• NIMS 100-Intro incident command for law enforcement (*4 points)
• NIMS 700-Intro Incident Command System (*4 points)
• HAZWOPER Operational Level (*3 points)
• NIMS 200-Single Recourses & Initial Action Incidents (*1 point)
• NIMS 800-Intro Nation Response Framework (*1 point)
• ASP Baton Cert (*1 point)
• OC Pepper Spray (*1 point)
• OC Pepper Spray (*1 point)
• Taser Certification (*1 point)

Non-ODE Certifications

• NIMS 5-Intro Hazardous Material
• NIMS 106-Workplace Violence
• NIMS 906/907 Workplace Awareness & Active Shooter
• NIMS 20-Diversity Awareness
• NIMS 240-Leadership & Influence
• NIMS 242-Effective Communication
• NIMS 241-Decision Making & Problem Solving
• NIMS 914-Surveiliance Awareness
• Radar/Lidar
• Hazardous Materials Operation, Emergency Vehicle Operation

Typical Wages:
     • $20,000 t0 $80,000 depending on training and degrees

Some Area Employers Include:
Police Departments, State Highway Patrol, Sheriffs’ Departments, Ohio Department of Corrections, U.S. Armed Forces

Partnering with:

  • Marion Technical College
  • North Central State College
  • Tri-Rivers Center For Adult Education

Career Focus:
Prepared for immediate employment and advanced training in security services, U.S. Military, and Department of Corrections.

Tri-Rivers Career Center  affirms that equal opportunities are offered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, military status, national origin, disability, age, and ancestry of person.


Terry Donaugh, Criminal Justice