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Lorenzo Teruya - 2012 Law Enforcement Program Completer - 2012 Gold Medal Criminal Justice Winner at SkillsUSA National Conference - Elected as National Youth Representative at National Explorer's Conference


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What We Offer Law Enforcement
  • Experience the pride of protecting and serving the community.
  • Apply forensic investigative techniques to process crime scenes and interrogate suspects.
  • Perform law enforcement operations such as SWAT techniques, rappelling, traffic control, police car maneuvers, and safely discharge firearms in the line of duty.

Career Focus
  • Prepared for college criminal justice education and police academies.

Pathway to Careers

 

  • Border Patrol Agent
  • Police Officer
  • Sheriff/Deputy Sheriff
  • Detective
  • Central Intelligence Agent
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation
  • Highway Patrol Officer
  • Immigrations and Customs Enforcement
  • Law Enforcement Trainer
  • Military
  • Police Officer Recruiter
  • Public Safety Dispatcher
  • Secret Service
  • Security Guard

 


Entrance Requirements

Prerequisites:

  • Desire to work in the criminal justice area
  • Students should be in moderate to good physical condition
  • No criminal record

Program Length

This program is designed to be completed in two years. Students successfully completing the two-year program will receive a certificate of completion.


Awards and Recognition
  • 1st Place - Criminal Justice Competition - 2013 Arizona SkillsUSA Conference
  • 1st Place - Outstanding SkillsUSA Chapter - 2013 Arizona SkillsUSA Conference
  • 1st and 3rd Places - Criminal justice Competition - 2012 Arizona SkillsUSA Conference
  • 1st Place - Outstanding SkillsUSA Chapter - 2012 Arizona SkillsUSA Conference
  • 1st Place - Bicycle Team - 2011 National Explorer's Conference
  • 4th Place - Firearms Team - 2011 National Explorer's Conference
  • 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Places - Criminal Justice Competition - 2011 Arizona SkillsUSA Conference
  • 1st and 3rd Places - Crime Scene Investigation Competition - 2011 Arizona SkillsUSA Conference
  • 1st Place - Outstanding SkillsUSA Chapter - 2011 Arizona SkillsUSA Conference
  • 3rd Place - Extemporaneous Speaking Competition - 2010 National SkillsUSA Leadership Conference
  • 1st and 3rd Places - Criminal Justice Competition - 2010 Arizona SkillsUSA Conference
  • 1st Place - Extemporaneous Speaking Competition - 2010 Arizona SkillsUSA Conference
  • 1st Place - Outstanding SkillsUSA Chapter - 2010 Arizona SkillsUSA Conference
  • 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Places - Criminal Justice Competitions - 2009 Arizona SkillsUSA Conference

2012 Gold Medal Criminal Justice Winner at SkillsUSA Nationals Trained Here!



Student Success on Skill Assessment
  • 2013 - 13 students earn security guard certification
  • 2013 - 95% program pass rate
  • 2012 - Two CAVIT students tie for highest state score (695 students tested).
  • 2012 - 100% program pass rate
  • 2011 - 100% program pass rate
  • 2010 - 100% program pass rate


Program Instructors

Shane

Shane Blakeman
(520) 316-4361

Shane Blakeman is a first year instructor with 29 years of law enforcement career experience. He has served as a patrolman, sergeant, detective, lieutenant, captain, and SWAT commander. Shane is an Arizona POST certified instructor. He completed the FBI National Academy Diploma program in Quantico, VA. Shane joined CAVIT in 2013.

Devon

Devon McLaws
(520) 316-4360

Devon McLaws is a second year instructor with 10 years of law enforcement career experience. He has served as an officer, detective, and tactical operator. He is an Arizona POST certified instructor. Devon holds a bachelor's degree in Career and Technical Education from Northern Arizona University. Devon joined CAVIT in 2013.



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