Law Enforcement

Associate in Applied Science

Employment of law enforcement officers is projected to grow and the Law Enforcement Associate in Applied Science degree prepares successful students for employment after graduation.

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Students experience state-of-the-art simulation technology to train for a variety of law enforcement situations at the Central Illinois Police Training Center located on the ICC Peoria Campus.

A Quality Education

Faculty have extensive law enforcement expertise on the local, federal, and international level.

Get Involved

A required internship with local agencies provides students the opportunity to learn from and observe real, day-to-day operations.

Career Opportunities

Police Patrol Officer, Detective, Corrections Officer, Bailiff, Game Warden, Intelligence Analyzer, Customs & Immigration Officer, Juvenile Officer, Sheriff or Deputy


24 Months

if Full Time

5 Semesters
61 Total Credit Hours

What if I attend part-time?

Our Student Success Advisors help with an academic plan that works for you.



+ supplies & fees

Based on 2023-24

What financial assistance can I receive?

Find the plan right for you by connecting with our Financial Aid office.


25 Students

average per class

Small class sizes mean more individual attention and a higher rate of success.

View the College Catalog to see a complete list of classes for this program.

Meet Our Students and Alumni

Local Student Embraces His Indigenous Roots at ICC

This is a comprehensive degree that prepares students for careers in law enforcement.

Douglas Heuermann , Criminal Justice Program Coordinator and Retired Chief, U.S. Probation Office
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How Do I Get Into the Law Enforcement Program?

You want to make your community a better place for your neighbors to live, work, and thrive. A degree in Law Enforcement can set you on the path to a rewarding career. Talk to an Admissions representative to learn how to get started.

  1. Complete our quick admissions application. It’s free and easy!
  2. Apply for financial aid (FAFSA).
  3. Apply for ICC Scholarships. Just 1 application for over 600 scholarships.
  4. Previous ROTC or military experience can be beneficial for this program.
  5. Must be at least 21 years of age to enter the Law Enforcement program.

What Can I Expect As A Law Enforcement Student?

How Am I Going to Manage This?


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