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Salt Lake Technical College

Law Enforcement

The Law Enforcement Academy is focused on training entry-level Law Enforcement Officers (LEO). Most of the training is hands-on and covers firearms, arrest and control techniques, and emergency vehicle operations. Special Function Officer (SFO) covers Utah code and other learning objectives in a classroom setting, along with some physical and defensive tactic training. LEO includes these subjects: hands-on scenario training, firearms training, building clearing, and many other certifications.


*These programs offer academic credit, which means that the courses taken as part of the certificate program can be applied toward a degree program.


*Short-term not-for-credit programs are ideal for individuals seeking to gain practical skills and knowledge for immediate application in the job market. They can be a quicker route to workforce entry or advancement.