Basic Law Enforcement

Offered at the Following Campus Locations

Program Overview

The Basic Law Enforcement Certificate program provides students with the necessary skills, standards, and knowledge in order to become qualified, proficiency trained, ethical and competent peace officers in criminal justice careers. Successful completion of the program enables the student to become eligible to be certified by the Georgia Peace Officer Standards Training Council (P.O.S.T.) as a Georgia Peace Officer.


Entrance Requirements

Effective April 4, 2016, Savannah Technical College will use ACCUPLACER as its primary placement test. For this program, the minimum ACCUPLACER scores are: Reading Comprehension 55, Sentence Skills 60, Arithmetic 34.

High School Diploma or GED. Minimum age requirement of 18. COMPASS test score minimum: Reading 70, English 32, Numerical 26.