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Career Pathways - Marietta City Schools
MCS Law Enforcement

Making a Difference

Do you want to help people, to have that rewarding feeling at the end of the day knowing you may have made a difference in someone’s life? Do you like a challenge that brings an adrenaline rush? In law enforcement services, every day has the potential to be completely different from the last and the Law Enforcement Services/Criminal Investigations and Law Enforcement Services/Public Safety Communications Career Pathways at Marietta High School may be just the opportunity you are looking for. A career in these areas allows motivated people to try their hand at a host of unique and interesting skills and job tasks. Working crime scenes, collective evidence and helping with medical or fire emergencies can be so interesting and intriguing that often job tasks do not feel like work.

These Career Pathways fall under the Law, Public Safety, Corrections & Security Career Cluster that prepares individuals for employment relating to criminal investigation, emergency and fire services, legal services, protective services and public safety.


Criminal investigations

Law Enforcement Services/Criminal Investigations Career Pathway

Do you like variety and ever-changing situations? Do you enjoy solving complex problems? Careers in criminal investigations involve a variety of activities each day including working crime scenes, collecting evidence, writing reports, testifying in court, and working in the crime lab. The Law Enforcement Services/Criminal Investigations Career Pathway at Marietta High School teaches students skills used in law enforcement careers. Develop an understanding of patrol officers, investigators and crime scene technicians; learn to use the necessary equipment; interact with law enforcement professionals; practice skills needed to succeed; and explore the variety of career opportunities and settings in this exciting career field. Read more ...


public safety communications

Law Enforcement Services/Public Safety Communications Career Pathway

Do you want to work in a fast-paced environment, handling law enforcement, fire and emergency calls and medical calls? Do you like helping people? Careers in public safety communications can involve a variety of activities each day including responding to crisis situations, providing information on emergency situations, and coordinating help with natural disasters. The Law Enforcement Services/Public Safety Communications Career Pathway at Marietta High School teaches students skills used in law enforcement careers. Develop an understanding of law enforcement agencies; learn to use the necessary equipment; interact with law enforcement professionals; practice skills needed to succeed; and explore the variety of career opportunities and settings in this exciting career field. Read more ...