Office: 330-744-8700 | 200 E. Wood St. Youngstown, OH 44503

Public Safety

Program Description

Students will have the opportunity to perform law enforcement operations such as crime scene investigation, fingerprint analysis, and self-defense tactics. While taking this course, students will experience the thrill of using firefighting vehicles and advanced equipment in "live fire" and other life-threatening situations.

After learning the foundations of law, students will investigate constitutional, criminal, and federal laws to understand how they work to keep communities safe from criminial behavior and delinquency.

Choffin Enrollment

Students in this program will learn:

  • Firefighting Training
  • Crime Scene Investigation
  • Homeland Security Basics
  • Police Policies
  • State and Local Law Enforcement

Teacher Contact Information

TEACHER: Kristy Olinik

TITLE: Public Safety Instructor


Career Resources

Career Options

  • Private Investigator
  • Fire Fighter
  • Homeland Security
  • Paralegal
  • Police Officer
  • Detective

Earned Credentials

Certification: Ohio Department of Public Safety, Division of EMS Ohio Firefighter I & II, National Incident Management System, Taser, ASP Baton, OC/Pepper Spray, & (APCO) Law Enforcement Communications, OSHA 10-Hour, First Aid/CPR

College Connection

Articulation Agreements

  • Kent State
  • YSU

Agreement Description

Credits from the course carry to these colleges.

Choffin Career & Technical Center

It is the mission of Choffin Career & Technical Center to develop individuals with technical, scholastic, employability and life skills enabling them to exercise career options in becoming responsible citizens, productive employees, and life-long learners in cooperation with business, industry and other community resources.

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200 E. Wood St.
Youngstown, OH 44503

Phone: 330-744-8700

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