Sussex County Vocational Technical School District



The Legal Support Services and Criminal Justice Technologies program provides instruction in the areas of Legal Services, Law Enforcement Services, Emergency and Fire Management Services, Correction Services, Security and Protective Services, and CSI (crime scene investigation). Topics relating to human services are integrated within the curriculum. Close coordination with many state agencies, key officials, and private industry adds substance and depth to the various areas of study. 

Specific courses include Administration of Justice, Legal Administrative Assistant, and Emergency Telecommunications. Successful completion of technical training and coursework enable students the opportunity to earn Accredited Legal Professional and Emergency Telecommunications national certifications through the National Association of Legal Professionals and the National Association of Emergency Dispatch. Technical training and coursework also aligns with curriculum and the core assessment endorsed by the National Partnership for Careers in Law, Public Safety, Corrections, and Security. Students also receive certified police officer training aligned with International Foundation of Protection Officers standards.

Future Jobs & Career Paths

  • Judicial Case Processor
  • Judicial Case Manager
  • Judicial Operations Manager
  • Judicial Assistant
  • Police Officer
  • Correctional Officer
  • Office/Clerical Positions throughout the state
  • Intake Clerk
  • Office Clerk
  • Legal Office Receptionist
  • Bookkeeping Clerk
  • Customer Service Representative
  • Billing and Posting Clerk
  • Legal Secretary
  • Paralegal (with continued coursework)
  • Telecommunications Specialist/911 Call Taker/Dispatcher
  • Security Guard
  • Probation/Parole Officer
  • Federal Law Enforcement: DEA, FBI, ICE, TSA, ATF, etc.