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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
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Community & Events

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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