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Description:
A public service is one that is provided by government to its citizens, either directly or through the financing of another entity to provide that service. Careers in public service are unique because they center on challenging issues that define the public agenda and involve the provision of vital services to the public-from local to international levels. Public service professions offer many career opportunities, including the following career pathways: Public Safety, Emergency Response, and Legal Practices. Students engage in an instructional program that integrates academic and technical preparation and focuses on career awareness, career exploration, skill preparation in the industry, and preparation for postsecondary education and training. Knowledge and skills are learned and applied within a sequential, standards-based pathway program that integrates classroom, laboratory, and project- and work-based instruction. Standards in this sector are designed to prepare students for technical training, postsecondary education, and entry-level employment.


Dean

Mercy Yanez, M.A.
Email: yanezm@elac.edu
Office Location: G1-204D
Phone: 323-265-8610


Chairperson

Patrick Hauser
Email: hauserp@elac.edu
Dept. Location: C2. 124 B
Phone: 323-265-8834


Manufacturing and Product Design
  • Human services
  • Legal & Government Services
  • Protective Services

EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS

SUBJECTS

  • Administration of Justice
  • Fire Technology

SKILLS CERTIFICATE: ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE

  • Chief Officer
  • Community Service Officer
  • Correctional Studies
  • Custody Assistant Officer
  • Fingerprint Classification
  • Fire Academy Training
  • LASD Crime Scene Investigation for Detectives
  • Patrol Operations
  • Peace Officer of the State of California
  • Public Safety Dispatcher
  • Security Officer
  • Supervisory Training
  • Traffic Investigator

SKILLS CERTIFICATE: FIRE TECHNOLOGY

  • Emergency Medical Technitian
  • Fire Officer

CERTIFICATES OF ACHIEVEMENT: ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE

  • Administration of Justice
  • Administration of Justice/ Law Emphasis
  • Administration of Justice/ Sociological Emphasis
  • Basic Police Academy Preparation
  • Chemical Dependency Specialist in Criminal Justice
  • Forensic Crime Scene Investigation

CERTIFICATES OF ACHIEVEMENT: FIRE TECHNOLOGY

  • Fire Technology/ State Fire Marshall Core Classes

ASSOCIATE DEGREE PROGRAMS

  • Administration of Justice
  • Fire Technology
  • Administration of Justice for Transfer