Detention Officer

Detention Officer Certifications (CEU)

Detention Officer

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.

Courses

Course Course Name LEC LAB CREDIT
Total Credits Total Credits NA

Courses

Course Course Name LEC LAB CREDIT
Total Credits Total Credits NA

Courses

Course Course Name LEC LAB CREDIT
Total Credits Total Credits NA

Available Courses


CEU Classes

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.

Learning Outcomes

Estimated Cost

Item Price
Tuition $180.00 (Tuition may be waived with sponsorship from a law enforcement agency.)
Books $75.00 (This includes four training manuals, criminal law, arrest search and investigation, and motor vehicle law books required for the course.)

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