Mission Statement

Criminal Justice Training Center

The Golden West College Criminal Justice Training Center is deeply committed to the College’s mission, “Student Success.”

With an emphasis on student-centered instruction and problem-based learning, it is the Center’s top priority to provide educational, vocational and technical training that will lead to a transfer to a university, specialized employment or career enhancement in the criminal justice profession.

The Center is committed to train peace officers and support personnel in the underlying philosophy of Community Oriented Policing, emphasizing principles of leadership, ethics, professional values, partnership development, problem-solving skills, tactical proficiency
and communication.

The Center is dedicated to the success of all students so that they may demonstrate the critical skills necessary to prepare them to work cooperatively in the multifaceted communities they serve.