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  • Use investigative techniques to solve crime scenarios.

  •  Learn to mediate and resolve conflicts.

  •  Develop mind and body using self-defense tactics and fitness training.

  •  Gain experience in recognizing impaired drivers, identifying excited delirium and use of safety devices, such as TASERs and Mace.

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Participate as a member of this career and technical student organization.

Rex Cocrell Law & Public Safety Instructor


Rex Cockrell



  • ICS-100 Introduction to the Incident Command System

  • IS-700 National Incident Management -

  • IS-800 National Response Command System Framework

  • ICS-200 ICS for Single Resource and Initial Action Incident

  • OC/Pepper Spray

  • ASP Baton

  • Taser Certification System

  • OSHA 10-hour

Students can earn up to 9 college credits upon successful completion of program courses.

  • Parole officer

  • Police officer

  • Military careers

  • Crime scene examiner

  • Forensics engineer

  • Private security officer

  • Corrections officer 

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Pickaway County Sheriff Donates Cruise to Pickaway-Ross

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"After coming here, I found I enjoyed law enforcement. I started doing ride-alongs with Pickaway County and Circleville Police Department. And I just fell in love with that. And now it's just something I really want to do,”


   Class of 2022

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