Students will have the unique opportunity to participate in a variety of exciting activities designed to enhance their learning. Activities include field trips, career exhibitions, leadership opportunities, mentoring, ride alongs, and academy competitions. Students will complete physical training at the RTC facility in the Alameda County Sheriff’s campus and have the opportunity to complete the confidence course just like a cadet! To help students develop their professional skills, each student may be assigned a mentor. Mentor assignment is contingent upon industry partner availability.
Students will learn the historical development, philosophy of law, and constitutional provisions of administrative justice. Students will explore the ethical, legal, and moral complexities within a democracy; they will examine the complex, dynamic relationship between communities and the justice system. Students will write investigative reports with an emphasis on accuracy and details necessary, including arrest reports, incident reports, and miscellaneous field reports.
Academy cadets will have the opportunity to wear attire that best suits their desired career path within the justice system. To show a commitment to the principles of pubilc service, volunteer hours are a required component of this course.
Las Positas College (3x per week)
Alameda County Sheriff's Training Center in Dublin (2x per week)
Course Length: 1 Year / 2 Periods
High School Credits: 20
Potential College Credits: 16
Fulfills a-g: "g"
Certificate Earned: CPR Certification
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... gaining a deeper knowledge of the criminal justice system through physical training, mentorship, and public service.