Law, Public Safety and Security Academy

  • Who should attend the Law, Public Safety and Security Academy? The high school SRO talking with students in the hallway.
    Do you have an interest in the legal system or protecting the safety of others?  Are you thinking about a future career in criminal justice? Then this academy is for you! 

    What is the Law, Public Safety and Security Academy?
    The Law, Public Safety and Security Academy is located at Metropolitan Community College Sarpy Campus. Students will learn many aspects of law enforcement.

    What is a typical day?
    Students will have an introductory course in criminal justice and law enforcement. This course will be taught through a MCC instructor with assistance from local law enforcement. Students will also have an opportunity to participate in job shadowing experiences, internships, ride-alongs and college seminars.

    Logistics
    Location: Metropolitan Community College Sarpy Center
    Schedule:  7:45 a.m. to 9:15 a.m.
    Prerequisites: None
    Transportation: Students must provide their own transportation.
    Credit Options: High school elective credit and college credit through Metropolitan Community College
    Cost:  Cost of college credit
    Grades: Juniors & Seniors only

    How to Apply
    To apply for a PLCS academy program, students must complete an online application.  Applications for the 2019-2020 school year will be available starting in the afternoon on November 7 and will close at midnight on November 14.

    How can you learn more?
    For more information please contact:
    Guidance counselor at your high school
    Contact the Academy Programs Office at 402-537-6217