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A career in law enforcement or security starts in the Criminal Justice program.
Criminal justice professionals require specialized knowledge and a high level of ethics and integrity not often found in other occupations. There are a variety of challenging roles within the criminal justice system, job opportunities can be highly competitive, making education and training an important element for recruitment.
Students learn about criminal law, investigations, Homeland Security, defensive tactics, physical fitness, and police function and fundamentals to prepare them for work that is both physically demanding and mentally stressful and requires focused preparation to be able to respond to challenges and situations that require judgments under pressure and to problem-solving abilities.
Careers in law enforcement and security begin in the Criminal Justice program.
Johnnie Loudermilk teaches Criminal Justice at the Reno campus. He earned an Associate degree in Criminal Justice from Rose State College, and a Bachelor in Trade and Industrial Education at the University of Central Oklahoma. Johnnie previously worked as a Criminal Justice Instructor at Metro Technology Center in Oklahoma City, and as an Oklahoma Career Tech Connect Instructor at Oklahoma City Public Schools.
Jonathan Wells teaches Criminal Justice on the Rockwell campus.