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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:TBA
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

Holly Russell
Director of Public Safety Training
phone: (910) 410-1704
email: hjrussell@richmondcc.edu
Office Location: Lee Room 44

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