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Legal Support Services

The Legal Support Services program provides instruction in the areas of Legal Service, Law Enforcement Services, Public Safety Telecommunications, Correction Services, Security and Protective Services, and CSI (Crime Scene Investigation). Topics related to human services are also included in the curriculum. The primary goal of the program is to produce students that are prepared to enter one of the legal industry professions.

Through extensive theoretical study, practical applications, and external learning activities such as job shadowing, field trips, internships, and co-operative workplace assignments, students in the program will compile the skills that will allow them to become productive legal support service workers upon graduation. A primary goal will be for students to take advantage of the opportunity to attain national certifications that will certainly enhance their employment possibilities.

The following are some of these national certifications:

  • National Red Cross Emergency First Aid Certification
  • Emergency Tele-Communications Certification through the APCO International

Employment opportunities following high school graduation:

Security Professional, Corrections Officer, Firefighter, Law Clerk, Police Officer, Social Services Interviewer, Social Worker, Bailiff, Human Services Assistant, 911 Operator, Police Dispatcher, Counselor, Teacher’s Assistant/Paraprofessional, Legal Secretary/Paralegal