Law Enforcement

Ed Rivers

BS Criminal Justice – University of South Carolina

Certified Reserve Police Officer – SC Criminal Justice Academy


Emergency Responder (LTC)
Grades 12, 11 (1 unit) 

Prerequisite: Law Enforcement 1, Emergency and Fire Management Services 1, Sports Medicine 1, or Environmental and Natural Resources 1

This course is designed to provide students with the knowledge to complete the Red Cross Emergency Responder Certification that is required for an emergency services agency. Subjects include patient care, advanced first aid, and CPR certification for the professional rescuer.

 Note: Successful completion of written and performance testing is required for certification.

 Dispatching (LTC)
Grade 12, 11 (1 unit)

 Prerequisite: Law Enforcement 1 or Emergency and Fire Management Services 1 

This course is designed to prepare students to be certified as a dispatcher. Topics include radio communication call classification, stress management and interpersonal communications. This course is ideal for entry level position in both protective services and fire fighting.

Law Enforcement 1  (Protective Services) (LTC)
Grades 11, 10 (2 units)

This course includes an overview of the functions and history of law enforcement with emphasis on current laws that police officers must enforce. The study also includes the responsibilities of agencies involved in the administration of justice to include police organizations, court systems, correctional systems and juvenile justice agencies.

Law Enforcement 2 (Protective Services) (LTC)
Grades 12, 11 (2 units)

Prerequisite: Law Enforcement 1

This course enables students to experience academic and practical skills needed in the area of law enforcement. Units of study include crime scene investigation, self- defense tactics and DUI recognition.