Students enrolled in the Law Enforcement Academy will gain a head start in this increasingly competitive field. The broad range of topics include Maine criminal law, traffic law, criminal investigations, report writing, defensive tactics, use of force options, ethics, legal subjects and human relations. The course is designed to help students make a career choice in the main occupations available in the field and to prepare them for further training or education in the criminal justice/law enforcement field.
Students in this program are expected to display high standards of ethical and moral behavior, in and out of the classroom, that reflect professionalism, respect, commitment, dedication, pride, self-discipline and teamwork.
The curriculum is delivered through lecture, videos, hands-on applications, demonstrations and practical scenarios. Major topics in the course include: defensive tactics, physical fitness, drill & ceremony, situational use of force options (pepper spray, taser, baton, firearms), low/high risk stops, crime scene processing and weekly report writing assignments.
Students in the course are expected to be clean shaven, to keep their hair well groomed and to purchase black ¾ high tactical boots.
Handgun safety course
Hazardous Materials Awareness
College Credit Opportunities:
Articulation agreement with: Husson University