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Criminal Justice and First Response

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Program offered at YTI-Altoona and YTI-Lancaster

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Train to serve your community in the criminal justice field!

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Students are prepared to test for certification in:

CPR/AED, National Incident Management System (NIMS), HAZMAT Operations, Chemical-Terrorism Vulnerabilily Information (CVI)—Department of Homeland Security, Blood Borne Pathogens, Emergency Vehicle Driver Operations, PPCT Defensive Tactics Basic Certification, Workplace Violence—FEMA, Active Shooter—FEMA.

Students will be prepared to test for:

The Psychomotor and Cognitive exams of the National Registry Emergency Medical Technician certification by completing the EMT courses within the program. Students do not hove to take the exam and is not a requirement of the course.

Students receive specialized training in:

Weapons of Mass Destroction, Terrorism Awareness and Prevention, Oleoresin Capsicum Aerosol Training—Pepper Spray, Side Handle Baton, Kubaton


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“ Nothing is more gratifying than being able to help a person in need, especially if their life is in danger. I wouldn’t be where I am today without the skills and knowledge I have obtained at YTI. ”
~ Christopher, YTI Graduate