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    Career & Technical Education

    Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice

    Program Description

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    Anne Arundel County Public Schools has partnered with the Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice Institute at Anne Arundel Community College to create the Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice CTE program in support of the Signature at Glen Burnie High School. This program combines Career and Technical Education and Early College access and will allow students to graduate with 18 college credits and a certificate in Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice. Students will gain an understanding of ethical standards and techniques needed to meet current and future challenges facing our community through innovative thinking and real-world experiences in a variety of public service careers that help a community grow and thrive.


    Completer Courses

    • Introduction to Criminal Justice
    • Introduction to Homeland Security
    • Penology
    • Criminal Law
    • Police Operations
    • Criminal Justice Ethics
    • Internship/Capstone Experience

    Schools Offering Completer

    • Glen Burnie

    Articulated/Proficiency Credit

    Anne Arundel Community College (AACC)

    • CJS 111 Introduction to Criminal Justice (3 credits)
    • HLS 111 Introduction to Homeland Security (3 credits)
    • CJS 113 Penology (3 credits)
    • LGS 215 Criminal Law (3 credits)
    • CJS112 Police Operations (3 credits)
    • CJS 225 Criminal Justice Ethics (3 credits)

    Career Opportunities upon Program Completion

    • Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers ($52,340 - $94,060)
    • Transit and Railroad Police ($50,080 - $114,310)
    • Baliffs ($39,730 - $51,570)

    Career Opportunities with Additional Education and Training

    • Police Identification and Records Officers ($59,070 - $169,120)
    • Detectives and Criminal Investigators ($59,070 - $169,120)
    • Intelligence Analysts ($59,070 - $169,120)

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    See your School Counselor for more information!