Criminal Justice

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• 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

Amazing Alumni


  • 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, Instructor
Criminal Justice