St. Lawrence-Lewis BOCES

Building Futures - Creating Meaningful Lives

Criminal Justice

The Criminal Justice program focuses on the criminal justice system; including instruction in criminal law and policy, police and correctional systems organization, the administration of justice and the judiciary, and the public attitudes regarding criminal justice.
Students are introduced to forensic science including crime scene investigation, anthropology, hair and fiber analysis, soil analysis, blood spatter analysis and practical hands-on activities.
Academic Credit
Please check with your school or CTE Guidance Counselor on additional academic credits available within this Career and Technical Education course.
Career Opportunities CJ
  • Police/Security Officer
  • Private Investigator
  • Court Officer
  • Peace Officer
  • Para Legal/Law Office Work
  • FBI Agent
  • Deputy Sheriff/State Trooper
  • Correctional Officer
  • Military Police
  • Border Patrol Agent
  • Park Ranger/Conservation Officer
  • 911 Dispatcher
  • US Treasury
  • State University Police
  • Social Service Worker
  • Immigrations Officer
  • Industrial Security
  • Probation & Parole Officers
  • Drug Administration Agency
  • And Many More
Units of Study
Foundations of Crime and Justice - The Police - The Courts - Corrections - Juvenile Justice - Introduction: Preparing for a Successful Career - Basic Investigative Responsibilities - Investigating Violent Crimes - Investigating Crimes Against Property - Other Challenges to the Criminal Investigator - First Aid - Career Planning
Articulation Agreements and Dual Enrollment 
The St. Lawrence-Lewis BOCES, partnering with post-secondary education institutions, has agreements that provide students with possible college credits and/or incentives if they choose to pursue post-secondary education and training.
No student shall, on the basis of gender, race, color, national origin, disability, age or weight, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or otherwise be subject to unlawful discrimination under any career and technical education program or activity.


1000 Park Street
Ogdensburg, NY 13669
(315) 393-4570
(315) 393-4724 fax
Instructor: William Long

7225 State Highway 56
Norwood, NY 13668
(315) 353-2293
(315) 353-7334 Main Office Fax
(315) 353-6990 Guidance Office Fax
Instructor: Kenneth Plumb
3606 State Highway 58
Gouverneur, New York 13642
(315) 287-3590
(315) 287-2720 fax
Instructor: Stanley Young