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Police Academy Certificates

Per the Articulation Agreement between the Virginia Community College System and the Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services, students who have satisfactorily documented successful completion of the VA State Police Academy or a Regional and Independent Certified Training Academy shall be awarded the following credit. Appropriate documentation is required and must be submitted to the Administration of Justice program advisor or to the Dean of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences.

Credit for the courses listed below is not transferable.

Entry Level Law Enforcement Officer Certificate

VA State Police Academy or Regional and Independent Certified Training Academy

Subject Course Title Credits
Entry Level Law Enforcement Training
ADJ 110 Introduction to Law Enforcement 3 credits
ADJ 115 Patrol Operations 3 credits
ADJ 229 Law Enforcement and the Community 3 credits
ADJ 236 Criminal Investigation 3 credits
HLT 110 Concepts of Personal and Community Health 2 credits
PED 137 Martial Arts 2 credits
Entry Level Jailor/Court Services
ADJ 140 Introduction to Corrections 3 credits
ADJ 146 Adult Correctional Institutions 3 credits
General Instructor Development
CST 100 Principles of Public Speaking 3 credits
Leadership Development
ADJ 195 Leadership Topics in Administration of Justice 3 credits
ADJ 295 Police Administration 3 credits
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