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Law Enforcement / Police Science

Instructor: Mr. Daniel Hunsinger

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The basic training curriculum for entry level Law Enforcement Officers is structured to accomplish a number of Law Enforcement training objectives. First and foremost, this training should provide Law Enforcement students with the technical proficiency needed in the performance of their duties. This curriculum stresses the integration of job centered skills, knowledge, roles and tasks, with an understanding of the human interaction context within which Law Enforcement actions are taken. It builds upon the task analysis and training needs assessments.

During the 3 year educational process, the student will be exposed to various hands on training. This includes: operating a police vehicle; firearms; fingerprinting; accident/crime scene equipment; handcuffing; photographing, etc. In addition, studies include several community projects, internships and educational field trips.


  • Adult CPR
  • AED Essentials
  • First Aid
  • Infant and Child CPR
  • BloodBorne Pathogens
  • Epilepsy Training
  • Interviewing Deceptive Juveniles Training

Career Outlook

Articulation agreements have been developed with LCCC, Lackawanna College, and Kings College, which will provide college credits and advanced placement opportunities for student?s entering their Criminal Justice Programs. This curriculum is designed for application for the roles and functions of a Law Enforcement Officer, and provides training for entry level Law Enforcement/Police Science Personnel.

Some occupations available after further training include:

  • Police: Federal, State, County, Local and Military
  • Security
  • Game Commission
  • Paralegal
  • Arson Investigator
  • FBI
  • US Marshall
  • Forensics

Articulation Agreements

For information regarding statewide articulation agreements click the link below:
Articulation Agreements
Select your program of study and your graduation year. Click Search

Community & Events

West Side CTC Law Enforcement Students Provide Security at the Irem Shrine Circus
West Side CTC Law Enforcement Program provides security for the Irem Shrine Circus as part of their annual community service efforts. Irem Shrine Circus 2018 Photo. (Click Image for Full View)

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Left to Right: 1st Row - Caitlin Thens, Julian Galchefski, Damian Umphrey, Jessica Irizarry, Emma Caruthers, Brentton VanDyke, Dalton Skasko, Tyler Bayne, Kali Madl, Robert Saltz, John Dezinski, Anthony Hunzer;

2nd Row - Giana Rosengrant, Blaize Heddings, Mykenna Dekin, Noah Miller, Michael Sims, Nicholas Wido, Tyler Vitale, Preston Meade, Ricky George, Daisialee Velazquez;

3rd Row - Nysha Purnell, Gage Gower, Matthew Kochinski, Darwin Lara, Logan Strickland, Joshua Bonetski, Brian Lupher, Dealla Rasmus

Missing from Photo: Cortes Adams, Gavin Burke, Joseph Chacke, Tyler Rossi, Brandon Thorne, Jonathon Thorne, Dillan Thorne.

West Side CTC Students March in Wilkes-Barre St. Patrick's Day Parade
The Lieutenant Governor, Mike Stack, made a special request to Wilkes-Barre's Police Chief that West Side CTC Law Enforcement Students carry his banner in the St. Patrick's Day Parade in Wilkes-Barre on Sunday. (Click Image for Full View)

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From Left: Logan Strickland, Dealla Rasmus and Tyler Vitale

Community Service - West Side CTC Students & Forty Fort PD On Halloween Patrol
West Side CTC Law Enforcement Students were on patrol with officers of the Forty Fort Police Department on Halloween. Students assisted Forty Fort police officers in passing out candy to children in Forty Fort Borough. In addition to passing out candy, students also kept a watchful eye to make sure everyone had a safe and fun Halloween experience. (Click Image for Full View)

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Community Service - Forty Fort Borough Spring Clean-up
Law Enforcement students from West Side CTC assisted Forty Fort Borough with their 1st ever Spring Clean-Up on Saturday, May 20th and Sunday, May 21st. Students assisted Street Department Foreman and West Side CTC Graduate Rick Kamus unload junk from peoples vehicles and place it into dumpsters along with sprucing up the park and cleaning the newly constructed pavilion's floor. (Click Image for Full View)

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Class Trip To Ocean City, Maryland Police Department

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Back Mountain Police Association's Kids Fish Day
Students from the West Side CTC Law Enforcement Program met with Congressman Lou Barletta at the 2017 Annual Back Mountain Police Association’s Kids Fishing Day. (Click Image for Full View)

Student Recognition
Left to Right: Ross Piazza (PA Fish and Boat Commission), Matthew Kochinski, Tyler Vitale, Noah Miller, Mykenna Dekin, Dealla Rasmus, Brian Lupher, Congressman Barletta, Chief Daniel Hunsinger, Officer John Fuches (Kingston Twp P.D.) and two of Congressman Barletta’s aides

Irem Shrine Circus Preperation & Setup

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