"Training the Guardians of Democracy"
Establish high standards and exceptional training to ensure that criminal justice professionals in Washington State have the knowledge and skills to safely and effectively protect the life, liberty, and property of the people they serve.

On 2/12/16, WSCJTC phone lines will be temporary offline for testing purposes.  The following numbers will be available in case of any emergencies

Facilities Emergency Line : 206-321-0043 Bob Sanchez : 206-255-6877
David Bales : 425-754-8190 Ron Napenias : 425-785-0272

School Safety Officer Academy, Course #6216

Course Description:

The WSCJTC in partnership with the WA State School Safety Center has developed a three-day (24 hour) academy for school principals, administrators, risk managers, school safety personnel, and school security officers. The training includes basic skill areas that include, but are not limited to:

  • The duties of the security officer
  • Discuss policies and procedures for enhancing school security programs
  • Preparing to respond to school emergencies
  • Fostering positive relationships between students and staff
  • Enhancing working relationships with local law enforcement
  • Decreasing student referrals to principals for rule violations
  • Increasing the safety of staff and students

Prerequisite:  Currently working in a school as security or other staff position.

Dress Code & Identification:

  • Uniforms, agency logo clothing or business casual attire is appropriate for classroom wear.
  • Visitors attending training at WSCJTC are encouraged to wear their agency logo shirt/uniform or agency ID badge while on campus.  If you are not wearing agency identification, you will be asked to check in at the front desk and will be provided with a clip-on visitor's identification card.

Cost: None

Cancellation/No Show:

  • Deadline: If, for any reason, it becomes necessary to cancel the application, you must notify the Registrar via email  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it seven (7) days prior to class.
  • Fee: $50 for No Show and Late cancellation.


  • 8:00 am-5:00 pm
  • Dates and Locations listed below

***Is this class full or not available? Please complete the Course Interest SurveyPlease Note: This is not a waiting list.  You will not be contacted by WSCJTC unless there is enough interest to generate a class being scheduled.  At that time we will contact everyone that has shown interest so that applications can be submitted.

Application Form:


Submit Applications to:


Email:  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Fax: 206.835.7926

Course, Program or Policy Questions:

Randy Town, ESD 105, phone 509-454-5313 or 509-949-1165

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Revised Feb 2015

Session Start & End Date Location Status/Cost/Downloads
6216-2 March 02 -04, 2016 Mt Vernon Police D ept., 1805 Continental Place
Mt. Vernon, WA
WA 98273
Open  / None