Police Science2019-10-04T14:09:46+00:00

Police Science

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Salina Tech’s three-semester Police Science program is designed to prepare students for entry into a variety of law-enforcement and related careers as security officers, corrections officers, and parole and probation officers.

Courses include “Criminal Procedures,” “Criminal Investigation,” “Criminal Justice Interviews and Report Writing” and “Law Enforcement Operations.”

The courses are taught by local law enforcement officers and attorneys — people with career experience in law enforcement and the courts — and are provided online to fit the schedules of busy people.

Plus, all credits earned in our Associate Degree in Police Science program will transfer to Fort Hays State University, where a student can complete a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice.

You Will Learn

  • Compose coherent written communication.

  • Deliver coherent oral communication.

  • Show proficiency in locating, analyzing, documenting, and ethically using information sources.

  • Perform and interpret calculations.

  • Develop logical problem solving skills and/or critical thinking skills.

  • Identify appropriate strategies for gathering, analyzing, and displaying data to draw conclusions from scientific data.

  • Collaborate effectively, cultivating a respect for human diversity.

  • Demonstrate technology literacy appropriate to area of study.

Careers

  • Police officer or sheriff’s deputy

  • Security Guard

  • Corrections Officer

  • Parole Officer

Faculty

Photo of Sean MortonSean Morton has served with the Salina Police Department as a Patrol Officer, Detective, Lieutenant and Captain since 1991. He is currently Deputy Chief of the Department.

He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminal Justice from Kansas Wesleyan University, and an Associate of Arts in General Studies from Cloud County Community College.

He is also a graduate of the FBI National Academy. He began teaching Police Science classes at Salina Tech in 2018.

Sean.Morton@SalinaTech.edu | 785-309-3100

Photo of Angela FullerAngela Fuller has been a Dispatcher for the City of Salina since 1998, and is now Lead Dispatcher and Communications Training Officer.

She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from Kansas Wesleyan University, a Master of Science degree in Instructional Technology and Design from Emporia State University, and an MBA from Kansas Wesleyan.

She began teaching Police Science courses at Salina Tech in 2018.

Angela.Fuller@SalinaTech.edu | 785-309-3100

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