Criminal Justice Capstone (NLPS)

Course Overview

Criminal Justice Capstone  introduces students to concepts and practices in Indiana Law Enforcement and allows students to complete additional instruction to earn a postsecondary certificate and  includes a work-based learning component such as job shadowing, internship, etc. once the core content is completed.

Dual College Credits Available

Course College Credits Prerequisite(s) Other
LAWE 270 Internship in Law Enforcement (150 hours) 3    
LAWE 281 Indiana Law Enforcement Certification 3    
LAWE 282 Indiana Jail Officer Certification 3    



DOE Course


Recommended Grade Level

11, 12

Recommended Course Prerequisites

Criminal Justice

High School Credits

  • 2 semester course
  • 2 semesters require
  • 3 credits per semester
  • 6 credits maximum

Counts as a Directed Elective or Elective for all diplomas