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Police Science/ Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)

Course Summary
T This two-year course is designed for students interested in a career in public safety, such as police, emergency medical services, emergency management and fire rescue. The course will cover criminal law, criminal procedure law, search, seizure and arrest, surveillance, crime scene investigation, forensics and disorder control. The Federal Emergency Management Agency Weapons of Mass Destruction and Incident Command is also included. In the second year, students are given the NYS Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) course. In addition, the Public Safety Telecommunicator (dispatcher) course is taught, which includes certification by the Association of Public Safety Communications Officials. The New York State pre-assignment Security Guard course will also be taught as part of the program.

Any student who has a criminal record will be ineligible for this course.

Interest in law and health.

Maturity due to course content

Police Science/ EMT Instructor
Robert MacKay

Credits Offered
5- Police Science/ EMT Credits
1- Technical Writing Credit
1- Technical Mathematics Credit
1- Career and Financial Management Credit
TOTAL = 8 credits

SED Code
Police Science - 430107