Academy of Law & Public Safety

255 West End Ave. Long Branch

732 229 2446


The Law Enforcement curriculum is designed to prepare high school students for careers in the field of criminal justice.  Students are challenged to achieve in an integrated curriculum environment that is carried out by a team of math, science, English, history, physical education and three law enforcement teachers.  The complete program is two years in length, enrolling juniors and seniors in high school.

Field experiences and work-based learning provide student experiences in various law enforcement settings throughout the county.  Forensic science, chemistry and statistics are taught through “hands-on” planned projects.  Project studies include: identifying fingerprints, hair and fiber analysis, handwriting analysis, and soil analysis.