Peace Officer Program Careers

Unfortunately, crime is a part of our lives.  Since the events of September 11, 2001, an even greater focus has been placed on preventing crime of a much larger scale such as terrorism.  As a result, more responsibility has been placed on local police and security forces.  City and County Law Enforcement Agencies, Federal Prisons, Juvenile Detention Centers, Security Firms, Airports, Business and Industry, Shopping Centers, Homeland Security and the Public School system.  The job placement rates for RCTC Law Enforcement graduates are usually around 70%.

Employment Opportunities

Opportunities in the Law Enforcement field are almost endless.  You can take your training in several directions’

 Employment opportunities state wide:

  • City police
  • County Sheriff
  • State Patrol
  • Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA)
  • Department of Natural Resources (DNR)
  • Probation officers
  • Private Security

Employment opportunities through the federal government:

  • Department of Homeland Security
  • Border patrol
  • U.S. Marshall’s
  • Secrete Service
  • Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
  • Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms (ATF)
  • Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA)
  • Custom Service
  • Federal Prison system
  • Federal Protective Service
  • Treasury Department

Specialized areas in law enforcement:

  • Special Weapons And Tactics (SWAT)
  • K-9
  • Narcotics
  • Accident Reconstruction
  • Criminal Investigators
  • Training
  • Gang Task force
  • School Liaison Officers