The Detention Officer Certification Course is a 172 hour course for any individual that is seeking employment and/or certification as a detention officer at a local confinement facility, county jail, or regional confinement facility. The course is designed to provide the student with the necessary knowledge and essential skills to function as an entry level detention officer.
The certification exam will be administered on the last day of class. This course is governed by the North Carolina Sheriff's Education and Training Standards Commission and the North Carolina Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Commission.
|Class||Start Date||End Date||Day(s)||Time||Location|
|Evening classes*||TBA||MTWThSat||MTWTh: 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Sat: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
|Center for Public Safety|
|*Usually scheduled in early fall depending on need from local Sheriff's Offices.|