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


Year One SignatureYear Two Signature Forms  
What We Offer Law Enforcement
  • Experience the pride of protecting and serving the community.
  • 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.


Industry Certification

Students are eligible to apply for security guard state certification when they reach 18 years of age.


Awards and Recognition
  • 1st Place - Outstanding SkillsUSA Chapter - 2015 Arizona SkillsUSA Conference
  • 1st Place - Chapter of Distinction Contest - 2015 Arizona SkillsUSA Conference
  • 2nd Place - Community Service Contest - 2015 Arizona SkillsUSA Conference
  • 1st Place - Outstanding SkillsUSA Chapter - 2014 Arizona SkillsUSA Conference 
  • 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

Law Enforcement - Letter of Intent Night

2015-2016  Program Information

Gold Medal Criminal Justice Winner

Program Highlights
Student Success on Skill Assessment
  • 2015 - 100% program pass rate on state assessment
  • 2015 - 24 students earn security guard certification
  • 2014 - #1 performing Law Enforcement Program on ADE Assessment 
  • 2014 - CAVIT student ties for highest state score 
  • 2014 - 100% program pass rate on state assessment
  • 2014 - 22 students earn security guard certification 
  • 2013 - Two CAVIT students earn 1st and 2nd highest state scores 
  • 2013 - 13 students earn security guard certification
  • 2013 - 95% program pass rate on state assessment
  • 2012 - Two CAVIT students tie for highest state score
  • 2012 - 100% program pass rate on state assessment
  • 2011 - 100% program pass rate on state assessment
  • 2010 - 100% program pass rate on state assessment


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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