Law enforcement officers keep order and make sure people obey laws. Their main duties are to protect life and property, prevent crimes and investigate complaints and crimes. They make arrests, write reports of their activities and testify in court.

Service
Apprenticeship Available
State License Required
Criminal justice or Law enforcement and police science
Associate

Where You Can Go

Corban University: Website
DeVry University - Portland Center: Website
Everest College: Website
Pioneer Pacific College: Website
Portland State University: Website
Southern Oregon University: Website
University of Phoenix: Website
University of Portland: Website
Western Oregon University: Website
Blue Mountain Community College: Website
Central Oregon Community College: Website
Chemeketa Community College: Website
Clackamas Community College: Website
Clatsop Community College: Website
Columbia Gorge Community College: Website
Klamath Community College: Website
Lane Community College: Website
Linn-Benton Community College: Website
Mt. Hood Community College: Website
Portland Community College: Website
Rogue Community College: Website
Southwestern Oregon Community College: Website
Tillamook Bay Community College: Website
Treasure Valley Community College: Website
Umpqua Community College: Website
Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries - Apprenticeship Division: Website
Work site training is typically required. Talk to potential employers about the specifics for each position.:

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