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Law Enforcement

In Macomb’s Law Enforcement Program, you will learn about all facets of police work, including criminal law, juvenile issues, evidence gathering, criminal investigation, loss prevention terrorism, computer-related crime, laboratory techniques and leadership theory. You will have the opportunity to observe police officers in the field, and will be introduced to the legal guidelines for interviewing suspects, proper techniques for gathering evidence, the causes of crime and the pertinent sections of criminal statutes.

Top 3 Reasons to Choose Macomb for Law Enforcement

  1. Also home to one of the finest police academies in the state
  2. Private scholarships just for law enforcement students
  3. Faculty that are former or current police officers

Law Enforcement Courses at Macomb

  • Criminal Justice
  • Introduction to Corrections
  • The Police Function
  • Current Issues in Policing
  • Police Field Study
  • Interviewing
  • Crime Causation
  • Delinquency Prevention & Control
  • Analysis of Terrorism
  • Introduction to Corrections
  • Police Leadership, Management & Supervision
  • Introduction to Criminal Investigations
  • Criminal Investigation & Laboratory Techniques
  • Evidence & Criminal Procedures
  • Criminal Law
  • Advanced Court Procedures

Career Opportunities in Law Enforcement

Career opportunities with an Associate of Applied Science Degree or Certificate in Law Enforcement include police & sheriff patrol officer, correctional officer/jailer, dispatcher, bailiff, private detectives & investigators, and security guards.

Transfer Pathways

The credits earned in Macomb’s Law Enforcement Program will transfer to many colleges and universities in Michigan.

If you intend to transfer and pursue a Bachelor’s Degree in Law Enforcement or Criminal Justice, speak with a Macomb counselor or academic advisor as soon as possible after you have applied to Macomb to plan the best pathway.

How do I find out more about the Law Enforcement Program?

For more information, contact the Law Enforcement program advisors: Professor Donna Sherwood, 586.286.2071, or Professor Gino Hliebay, 586.286.2159.

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