Criminal Justice



All areas of Criminal Justice require that individuals possess the personal moral, ethical and physical qualities essential to be effective peace officers. Many employment opportunities currently exist for individuals desiring entrance into law enforcement or related fields at various governmental levels. Individuals interested in these professions should understand that the work is demanding, requiring a combination of training, education, and experience, along with mental and physical stamina.

Welcome to the Criminal Justice Homepage and the home of the Victor Valley College Regional Public Safety Training Center, located at 19190 Navajo Rd., Apple Valley, CA .  We thank you for your interest in our programs and are excited to assist you in succeeding!

Please see our Program Overview

Here at Victor Valley College, we have an entire Criminal Justice program to get you moving in the direction you want  so you can succeed in the Criminal Justice Field, whether it be as a Law Enforcement Officer, a Corrections Officer, Probation Officer, Forensic Tech, or any of the other equally important careers in Criminal Justice.

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Victor Valley College offers a full range of Criminal Justice classes as well as the academies in order to fully prepare you to obtain an Associates Degree in Criminal Justice and/or to transfer to a 4 year university to complete your Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice. All of our academic courses can be found in the Victor Valley College Catalog at:

Our Mission is to prepare students mentally, morally, emotionally and physically to enter and successfully complete a law enforcement agencies Field Training Program.  The Modular Law Enforcement Academy will: 

  • Provide the highest quality training possible
  • Provide a learning environment with considerations for safety
  • Maintain a well disciplined environment, resulting in highly disciplined graduates
  • Provide a learning environment which is free from discrimination based on religion, race, sex, national origin, or sexual orientation.

  If you have any questions regarding our academy or academic programs or classes, please contact any of the staff listed below:

Kelley Cahow- Temporary Criminal Justice Department Chair-

James Marshall- POST Coordinator-

Jon Cahow- POST Coordinator-

James Snow- 832 Coordinator-


VVC RPSTC - 19190 Navajo Rd., Apple Valley, CA


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