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Public Service Program

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Summary of Program

A: Public Service is a two or three program that concentrates on Law Enforcement and Fire Fighting skills. In the third year students are allowed to job shadow with local police and fire departments.

Q: What are the prerequisite skills needed to begin in the program, if any:

A: None

Q: What credentials or certificates can be obtained in a 1, 2, and 3 year period in the program:

A: Credentials offered for the course are First Aid CPR and AED Certifications

Q: What post-secondary options are available:

A: Students have the chance to obtain scholarships to the Fire College and other two year colleges

Q: Where to go find more information:

A: Work: (205) 682-6553 Email:


G. Griffith

Gary Griffith

  • Peace Officers Standards and Training Commission –Law Enforcement Officer
  • Alabama Fire College and Personnel Standards Commission- Volunteer Fire Fighter
  • Alabama Fire College and Personnel Standards Commission- First Responder

Work Experience

  • 18 Years of Full time Law Enforcement
  • 12 Years of Part time Law Enforcement

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