Criminal Justice

About Criminal Justice

Students who are excited about law enforcement, CSI, corrections, emergency response, legal services and police, fire and EMS dispatching may be a perfect match for this program. Students must apply and be selected to enroll.

Program Features

  • Connect with professionals like special agents, police officers, and lawyers through our mentor program
  • Discover the basics of criminal justice, investigations, and law enforcement
  • Dig into criminal law, the court system, and corrections
  • Investigate criminology and field operations
  • Learn More About the Program

The application period for 2023-24 school year has closed. Information for the 2024-25 school year will be posted in early 2024.

Hear from Our Students

Cadet to Police Chief? Criminal Justice Student Dreams of Service
Listen in to one student's experience on the Your Dream is Our Dream Podcast

Jordan Holliday is on track to become a police officer with some training and an internship under his belt before he finishes high school. Host Joy Walczak speaks with Criminal Justice Instructor and former GRPD Seargeant, Ben Hawkins, and  Grandville High School senior Jordan Holliday, a cadet here in our Criminal Justice program.

Program Highlights

Connect with Professionals Meet and learn from special agents, police officers, and lawyers through our mentor program
Earn Valuable Certifications Students earn their First Aid CPR AED Certification and can also earn their Emergency Telecommunication Certification and up to 18 different Safe Schools Certifications
Earn College Credit Articulated credit with local colleges is available to eligible students who complete this program. Talk with your school counselor and instructor for more details.