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Law Enforcement Minor

Enhance Your Resume

A minor in Law Enforcement provides key skills

Law enforcement agencies across the country are being scrutinized for the professionalism and de-escalation skills of their officers.  You will learn practical skills in written and verbal communication to address these concerns and make you a top candidate in any agency.

Click "Program of Study" on the left to see a list of requirements for the minor.

The Law Enforcement Minor pairs well with a major in Criminal Justice & Criminology, Crisis & Disaster Management, Psychology, Political Science, Sociology, or Cybersecurity.

See a Calendar of Courses so you know when classes are offered.

Contact your Success Advisor to declare this minor.

Careers in Law Enforcement

  • Municipal Police Departments (KC, St. Louis, Chesterfield, Lee's Summit, Prairie Village, Overland Park)
  • County Sheriff's Departments (Johnson MO or KS, Cole, Henry)
  • State Highway Patrol (Water Patrol, Commercial Vehicle Enforcement, Drug & Crime Control)
  • Federal Law Enforcement (FBI, DEA, ATF, Capitol Police, ICE, Border Patrol, Secret Service)
  • Railroad Police
  • Conservation Officer/Fish and Game
  • State Park Ranger/Police
  • Federal Park Ranger/Police
  • Corporate/Private Security Specialist (KC Chiefs, Allied Universal, Whelan)
  • Corporate Loss Prevention (Target, Walmart)
  • Community Policing Officer
  • School Resource Officer
  • Public School Security Officer
  • Evidence Technician
  • Dispatcher


Lynn Urban
Chair, School of Public Services
HUM 300
Tel: (660)-543-4950


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