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Detention Officer Certification

The Detention Officer Certification class is a mandated 174-hour course that takes approximately 5 weeks to complete and concludes with a comprehensive written exam. Detention Officer classUpon successful completion of the course, the new detention officer will be eligible to be certified as a detention officer in North Carolina. Developed by the North Carolina Justice Academy, the course includes the most current information available for detention officers.

Upcoming Class

Next Class: September 14 - October 14, 2020
Class runs Monday through Friday beginning at 8 a.m. and ending at various times.
Class will be held at the Morgan Center, on our Scotland County Campus in Laurinburg.

Cost: $180*

*Fee waived for anyone employed as a detention officer holding a sponsorship from a detention center.

For More Information

Percy Crutchfield
Director of Public Safety Training
Phone: (910) 410-1708
Office Location: DeWitt Building, Room 103

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