Corrections Officer Technology (Certificate)

Study corrections officer technology at JCC

With the Corrections Officer Technology certificate from Jamestown Community College, you’ll develop and reinforce your skills as a corrections officer in detention centers and correctional facilities, ensuring the safety and welfare of inmates and your team as you conduct searches, disarm confrontation, and secure facilities.

The Corrections Officer Technology certificate is an inservice training program. In order to be enrolled in the core requirements of the certificate program and those that incorporate the training program of the New York State Department of Criminal Justice Services, students must be sworn corrections officers employed with a local correctional facility. For the application process, check your county’s civil service requirements.

2019 median pay for correctional officers and bailiffs: $45,300/year according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Class Focus
  • Inmate direct supervision and classification
  • Substance abuse
  • Mental health and illness
Where You Can Work
  • Jails and prisons
  • Federal penitentiaries
  • Detention centers
  • Federal Bureau of Prisons

Semester 1

  SUNY
  JCC
Course
Credits
Requirements Met

CRI 1350: Corrections Academy

10

CRI 1440: Inmate Direct Supervision

2

Semester 2

  SUNY
  JCC
Course
Credits
Requirements Met

CRI 1310: Corrections Practicum

2

ENG 1510: English Composition or

ENG 1530: English Composition II

3

PSY 1510: General Psychology or

SOC 1510: Introduction to Sociology

3

Mathematics and Sciences Elective

3

CRI 1430: Inmate Classification

1