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Simi Valley Police Department
Tuesday February 26th, 2019 :: 08:33 a.m. PST


It’s Time to Register for High School Classes in Public Safety

The Public Safety Pathways is a career education program that prepares students for college and careers with broad-based foundational knowledge in forensics, the legal process, public safety, law enforcement, and homeland security. Careers in this sector attract students who want to help fellow citizens and make improvements to the communities they serve.

In partnership with the Simi Valley Police Department, Simi Valley Unified School District, and Ventura County Office of Education’s Career Education Center, this program to provides unique learning opportunities to high school students. Students will gain experience through classroom instruction, hands-on training, and community exercises. Work-based learning also includes guest speakers, field trips, and job shadows.

All students have access to Public Safety Pathway coursework including but not limited to:

ROP Criminal Justice

ROP Introduction to Law Enforcement Careers

Public Safety classes are held on all comprehensive high school campuses with the culmination of ROP Law Enforcement Careers which is held at the Simi Valley Police Station on Friday mornings and additional hours as arranged.

The program is free for all SVUSD students and recommended for grades 10 and older.

For more information on enrollment, please contact your School Counselor or register at

Commander Steve Shorts
Public Relations Bureau

Simi Valley Police Department
3901 Alamo St
Simi Valley, CA 93063

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 805-583-6950

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