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					     WHAT IS THE JUPITER                                 JCHS CRIMINAL JUSTICE ACADEMY PROGRAM AT-A-GLANCE
  COMMUNITY HIGH SCHOOL                                  The Criminal Justice Academy program is focused on an academic curriculum that creates a foundation for students
 CRIMINAL JUSTICE ACADEMY?                               interested in pursuing law enforcement and criminal justice careers. The core curriculum alone is equal to 9 college
                                                         credits at Palm Beach Community College, and students have the opportunity to participate in exciting internships
                                                         that prepare them for college or job opportunities immediately after graduation.
The Criminal
Justice Academy at
Jupiter Community         To provide students with                                                         CURRICULUM
High School is an
academic and career-
                          a rigorous career and                                                      CORE COURSES*
preparation program       academic program that
for students serious      will foster leadership,                  Grade 9                       Grade 10      Grade 11                                         Grade 12
about a career in         citizenship, teamwork                Criminal Justice                Criminal Justice               Criminal Justice           Public Service Directed
law enforcement or        and mutual respect.                   Operations 1                    Operations 2                   Operations 3               Study (Internships)
criminal justice. The
four year program is offered in partnership                    ADDITIONAL REQUIRED COURSES                                ADDITIONAL RECOMMENDED COURSES
with the Town of Jupiter Police Department,                                     Law Studies                                      Forensics            Leadership Ed Training I
which provides a unique opportunity for students to
                                                                             Constitutional Law                                Speech 1 & 2          Leadership Ed Training II
access expert local law enforcement knowled
Courses, experience labs and training will be                                   Psychology                                      Chemistry            Leadership Ed Training III
offered at the High School and at the neighboring                                 Sociology                                        Physics
Jupiter Police Department facility, which will                               Foreign Languages                                   Statistics
offer students access to a Nationally and State                                                                              First Responder*
Accredited police department equipped and staffed with
investigative, crisis management, and crime prevention
                                                         * Core curriculum equals 9 college credits at Palm Beach Community College. First Responder course is a vocational offering.
personnel and equipment.


                                                                                                                                    GRADUATE COMMUNITY
   GRADUATE CAREER-READY                                        GRADUATE CITIZEN-READY
                                                                                                                                         WORTHY
Students who graduate from the Academy will gain          Fostering leadership and citizenship are key to the                                          Law enforcement and
knowledge and skills that prepare them for a variety      mission of the Academy. Building on their course                                             criminal justice careers
of careers in law enforcement and criminal justice.       work, interaction with local law enforcement will allow                                      require a dedication to
Academy graduates will be well-prepared to continue       students to participate in activities that positively                                        community. Acting as
their education or enter the workforce immediately in                                             impact their                                         le a d e r s w i t h i n t h e
many different career options:                                                                     community and                                        community of JCHS,
                                                                                                  develop their                                        students in the Academy
    Law Enforcement             Victim Advocacy                                                   sense of citizen                                     experience the positive
                                                                                                  responsibility.              impacts teamwork and mutual respect have on
    Communications              Private Security                                                                               building a productive community. Combining this
    Forensics                   Homeland Security                                                                              with the Jupiter Police Department’s skills and
    Criminal Psychology         and more...                                                                                    experiences in community interaction produces
                                                                                                                               community-worthy graduates ready to lead.
WHY APPLY TO THE CRIMINAL
   JUSTICE ACADEMY?
Many academies prepare students for higher
                                                      Program Advisory Board
                                                       Frank Kitzerow, Chief of Police
                                                          Jupiter Police Department
                                                                                              GRADUATE
                                                                                                   Career-Ready...
education and a productive career. The Criminal         Capt. Martin Harn, Instructor
Justice Academy does that — and more:                   Palm Beach Community College                Citizen-Ready...
    Challenging courses stress academics and
    applied skills.
                                                          Law Enforcement Academy
                                                        Capt. Antonio Gomez, Retired
                                                                                                     Community-Worthy
    Leadership training develops character,               Jupiter Police Department
    integrity, and self-confidence.                          Susan Hayden Daniels
    Balanced curriculum prepares students for                  Attorney at Law
    the challenges of the workplace and college               Judge Ted Booras
    level work.                                        Palm Beach County Circuit Court
    Core coursework is recognized by Palm
    Beach Community College for 9 credits,                 Officer William Castro
    saving time and money after graduation.        Palm Beach County School District Police

                                                         Contact Information
  MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
                                                  Jupiter High School Guidance Department
    FOR CONSIDERATION
                                                                  744-7945
Students meeting the following criteria will be       Mr. Mike Crum, Assistant Principal
considered for the Academy:                            Jupiter High School • 744-7923
   Must reside within the Jupiter High              Ms. Barbara Gomez, Assistant Principal
   School attendance boundaries.
                                                        Jupiter High School • 744-7909
   Completed application and 2 academic
   teacher recommendations.                                 Sergeant Scott Pascarella
                                                   Jupiter Police Department • 561-741-2207
                                                                                                      Fall, 2008
   Minimum 2.5 GPA for 8th grade year.
                                                               scottp@jupiter.fl.us
   No more than 10 absences during the 8th
   grade year (extenuating circumstances will
   be reviewed).
   No disciplinary infractions level 2 or
   higher or no more than 2 level 1 referrals.                                                       Joint Program Sponsors
   No felony convictions or misdemeanors                                                            Jupiter Community High School
   involving perjury or moral turpitude.                                                              Jupiter Police Department
    For application and deadline, please visit
                                                            www.jupiter.fl.us/JPD                        www.jupiter.fl.us/JPD
           www.jupiter.fl.us/JPD
                       or                         www.edline.net/pages/Jupiter_High_School    www.edline.net/pages/Jupiter_High_School
www.edline.net/pages/Jupiter_High_School

				
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