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Law, Public Safety, Corrections & Security

The Law, Public Safety, Corrections & SecurityCareer Cluster focuses on preparing students for employment in careers that relate to the planning, managing and providing legal, public safety, protective services and homeland security, including professional and technical support services.  Students who choose this career cluster as an area of focus will take classes such as Emergency Medical Responder, Medical Forensics and Law Enforcement.  

There is one Career Pathway offered through this career cluster which is:

Police and sheriff’s patrol officers are found in local, state, and federal agencies throughout Utah. According to the Utah Department of Workforce Services, there are 3,742 total agencies who employ police and sheriff’s patrol officers.  


SkillsUSA is an extracurricular organization made up of students, teachers and industry representatives working together to ensure America has a skilled workforce. SkillsUSA empowers its members to become world-class workers, leaders and responsible American citizens. SkillsUSA improves the quality of our nation’s future skilled workforce through the development of personal, workplace and technical skills grounded in academics.

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