Law Enforcement

Detention Officer Certification

The Detention officer certification course consist of 22 blocks of instruction such as Processing Inmates, Defensive Tactics and Report Writing. The course is approximately 5 weeks long for a minimum of 172 hours. This course qualifies students to work in a municipal or county jail setting.

Attendance is required for all class sessions and students must take a state administered written comprehensive exam.

For more information or to register for classes, contact:
Greg Parker, Director, Law Enforcement Training
252-536-7279 or 252-536-7216
gparker@halifaxcc.edu

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