• In a world where safety and security are paramount, the need for skilled professionals in the field of private security has never been greater. The Private Security and Criminal Justice program at Shaw High School offers a unique opportunity for students interested in protecting others, maintaining order, and ensuring the well-being of individuals and communities.

    Our program is designed to equip students with the knowledge, skills, and practical experience needed to succeed in this demanding and rewarding field.  Private Security Program offers a comprehensive curriculum that covers a wide range of topics. From security protocols and emergency response procedures to surveillance techniques and crisis management, students will gain a solid foundation in the principles and practices of private security.

    Through a combination of classroom instruction, hands-on exercises, and simulations, students will develop critical thinking, problem-solving, and effective communication skills. Our program places a strong emphasis on ethical practices, professionalism, and the responsible use of security measures. Students will learn to assess risks, make informed decisions, and adapt to evolving security challenges in a rapidly changing world.

    Discover the importance of vigilance, adaptability, and critical thinking as you prepare to protect and serve your community.  Get ready to step into the world of private security, where your dedication to safety and security will have a lasting impact. 

  • Courses

    American Criminal Justice System

    Homeland Security: Protecting America's Critical Infrastructure

    The Correction System and Services

    Security and Protective Services


    Industry Credentials

    National Incident Management System 100

    National Incident Management System 200

    National Incident Management System 700

    National Incident Management System 800

    Part 107 Remote Pilot Certification (drone)--in conjunction with cybersecurity