Public Safety Technology


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This award is not eligible for Financial Aid

The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Public Safety Technology program is designed to provide participants with up-to-date industry-specific training that will enhance their professional opportunities. In addition, it is designed to provide the metropolitan Phoenix area with a staff of law enforcement professionals capable of handling the challenges of their profession.


Field of Interest
Behavioral Science and Human Services
Degree Type
Certificate of Completion (CCL)
Academic Plan
Public Safety Technology (CER)
Academic Plan Code
Total credits required
Effective Term
Spring 2021
Admissions criteria

This program is offered through an educational partnership. Employment by the partnership organization is required for admission.

Must be a law enforcement officer and have departmental approval.


This program is not eligible for Title IV Federal Financial Aid.
Students must earn a grade of C or better in all courses within the program.

What You'll Learn
  • Practice professional standards of policing. (LET152, LET179, LET183, LET250, LET260, LET262)
  • Apply the principles and processes of law and legal matters to policing. (LET152, LET179, LET183, LET250, LET260, LET262)
  • Apply principles of patrol procedures to maintain best practices of contemporary policing. (LET152, LET179, LET183, LET250, LET260, LET262)
  • Apply principles of law and best practices to criminal investigations and critical incidents. (LET152, LET179, LET183, LET250, LET260, LET262)
  • Engage in appropriate interactions. (LET152, LET179, LET183, LET250, LET260, LET262)
  • Demonstrate the police proficiency skills that meet the standards set forth by the Department of Public Safety and the Arizona Peace Officer Standards and Training Board. (LET152, LET179, LET183, LET250, LET260, LET262)
  • Demonstrate proficiency in conducting practical investigations in traffic collisions, traffic direction, and impaired driver cases. (LET179, LET183, LET250, LET260)
  • Communicate orally, visually and in writing precisely, appropriately, and effectively to varied audiences. (LET179, LET183, LET250, LET260)
  • Synthesize relevant sources of information to prepare comprehensive police reports. (LET179, LET183, LET250, LET260, LET262)
Required courses
Course #Course TitleCredits
LET152Tactical Weapons4
LET179Highway Patrol Procedures3
LET183Transportation Law1
LET250DUI Detection2
LET260Traffic Accident Investigation3
LET262Active Shooter Procedures2

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