Community Safety and Services Police Academy
Reinventing Public Safety for a New Generation
This magnet program envisions the future of police work characterized by professionalism, diversity, and earned community trust.
Through rigorous intellectual, physical, and socially conscious training, students learn what it will take to reinvent public safety work.
Creating Solutions Together
The curriculum emphasizes constitutional rights, trauma-informed psychology, public policy, as well as criminal legal studies.
Racially and gender-diverse LAPD officers work closely with students to gain first-hand perspectives on public safety careers.
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Students will fulfill all requirements for graduation, and college admission to UCs and CSUs. .
The freedoms of speech, peaceful assembly, religion, property rights and due process are explored and applied.
Physical Training "PT"
LAPD Officer Ken Amerson, LAUSD School Police Officer Michelle Reese, and PT teacher Mr. Cortney Griffith lead this course. In this class, students go through extensive physical training in our weight room, obstacle course, and PE area. Students also go through mandatory, weekly uniform inspections.
Forensics and Crime Scene Investigation
This course is designed to explore the scientific world of forensics. Students participate in hands on experiments and activities in our state of the art forensics lab.
Students explore the criminal justice institutions, criminal procedure, the model penal code, and the application of criminal elements.