Criminal Justice Law Enforcement Academy Technical Diploma


The Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Academy program prepares students for certification as sworn law enforcement officers in the state of Wisconsin. The program adheres to the uniform student performance objectives as established by the Wisconsin Department of Justice, Bureau of Training and Standards. The program is certified by the Wisconsin Department of Justice. Potential occupations include: Private Security, Deputy Sheriff, Police Officer, DNR Warden, Wisconsin State Trooper. Students must have successfully completed a minimum of 60 college credits to be eligible to enroll in this technical diploma. While acceptance to Northcentral Technical College will not be denied based on a criminal background, this program may require a background check for placement into clinical sites or field experiences. These checks could prevent students from completing all course requirements necessary for graduation, gaining licensure and finding employment. For more information about background checks, please visit
Graduates will be able to

  • Think critically
  • Manage emergencies
  • Demonstrate professionalism
  • Conduct investigations
  • Communicate effectively
  • Interact with others
  • Demonstrate tactical skills