This certificate may be awarded to students who attend the Chautauqua County Law Enforcement Academy and complete the additional degree requirements listed.

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Minimum program credit hours: 45

Some courses need to be completed on the Jamestown Campus.

Program Codes
Degree Option
Hegis Code
Curriculum Code
General Requirements
6 credit hours
ENG 1530: English Composition II3
PSY 1510: General Psychology or SOC 1510: Introduction to Sociology3
Core Requirements
39 credit hours
BIO 1450: Emergency Medical Technology7
CRI 1370: Radar/LIDAR Operator2
CRI 1390: Breath Analysis2
CRI 2250: Law Enforcement Academy I7
CRI 2260: Law Enforcement Academy II6
CRI 2380: Law for the Law Enforcement Officer3
CRI 2420: Standardized Field Sobriety3
CRI 2470: Law Enforcement Practicum4
PHE 2460: Physical Education for the Law Enforcement Officer2
PHE 2470: Defensive Tactics for Law Enforcement2
SPA 1530: Spanish for Law Enforcement1
Program Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the program, students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate an understanding of criminal, traffic, and civil laws appropriate to law enforcement.
  2. Demonstrate skills in crime scene investigation and evidence handling.
  3. Demonstrate skills in effective problem-solving and decision-making.

Transfer Agreements

Our courses and programs are designed to give you a strong foundation in your area of study. But we know that for many of you, your time at JCC is just the first step in your educational journey. And when it's time for you to take your next step, that strong foundation, coupled with the wide variety of transfer agreements we maintain with several top colleges and universities, will help make your transfer process as smooth as possible. Learn More
It is important when planning your transfer to talk with your advisor about the specifics of each four-year college or university. 

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