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Central Arizona Valley
Institute of Technology
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Our Criminal Justice Program

Program Highlights

  • Perform law enforcement operations such as SWAT techniques, traffic control, police car maneuvers, and the safe discharge of firearms in the line of duty.
  • Examine the critical roles of dispatch, corrections, rehabilitation, and probation in the criminal justice system.
  • Strengthen your mind and body through rigorous mental and physical training including advanced self-defense tactics.

Career Focus

  • Prepared for state certification, immediate employment, and further education.

Entrance Requirements

  • Desire to work in the law enforcement field.
  • Students should be in moderate to good physical condition.
  • No criminal record.

Related Career Specialties

  • Correctional Officer
  • Court Clerk
  • Dispatcher
  • Military Personnel
  • Private Security Guard
  • Border Patrol Agent
  • Crime Scene Investigator
  • Police Officer
  • Detective
  • Judge
  • Parole Officer

Program Length

  • This program is designed to be completed in two years. CAVIT will award a certificate of completion to students successfully completing the two-year program.