Kingdom Awareness. World-Readiness.

What if…

What if you could get training in law-enforcement that sets you apart as a person who is a peacekeeper in the community where you are sent. Police work is rapidly-changing and it is to your advantage to learn all you can at a place that combines the values of faith, hope, love, grace, mercy and justice by using cutting edge techniques.

Why Tabor?

At Tabor, we couple Christian values with world readiness and treat you as a person, not a number. Like a master-guide, we will work with you to help you meet your individual goals for education – one that sets you up for success in life.

Our promise to you:

  • To provide an education that encourages you to place Christ at the center
  • You will be challenged to pursue excellence
  • When you complete your degree you will be equipped to make the world a better place
  • We will take the time to help you discern your career as a calling to partner with Christ and His Kingdom
  • To support you on each step of your journey

The advantages of a Tabor College Criminal Justice degree are:

  • Content that is immediately relevant in today‚Äôs world
  • Finish in as little as three and a half years
  • Faculty who have real-world experience
  • Producing career-ready leaders since 1908
  • An affordable and simple approach to costs
  • Practical application including investigations, interviewing, use of force, stop and frisk, and arrest, search and seizure
  • You will be given the opportunity to explore and understand criminal justice through the lens of the Christian faith, including servant-leadership
  • You will learn the skills identified as the most critical and desired in both the public and private sectors
  • The program emphasizes ethical principles, applied practice and solution-focused perspective
  • Faculty teach a commitment to service-driven leadership and personal responsibility

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Picture Yourself at Tabor

We know you care about your community and you want to make a difference. You will gain an understanding of how to apply data-driven, intelligence-led, community-based, and restorative techniques to impact the criminal justice system proactively and protect your community.

The Criminal Justice program taught me  how to be a productive person in society, but to also give back to the community while I’m in the criminal justice system. There are thousands of eyes looking to me for answers for protection and I need to perform.

Ryan Sterns

Career Possibilities

In a world where law enforcement is needed more than ever before, the need for honorable and well-trained officers has never been greater. Tabor College educates you to be a force for peace as well as justice, for wisdom as well as proper force, for the small-town values of policing that combines compassion with cutting edge technology and practices.

  • Federal Law Enforcement
  • Public Law Enforcement
  • Investigations
  • Private Security Officers
  • Private Security Management
  • Loss Prevention/Asset Protection
  • Victim/Witness Advocates
  • Correctional Officers and Support Staff
  • Substance Abuse Support Counselor
  • Juvenile Justice Officers and Support Staff
  • Probation, Parole and Court Officers
  • Child Protective Services
  • Adult Protective Services

Course Overview

  • Committed to teaching students the skill of de-escalation and reducing the need for force in law enforcement
  • Multiple seasoned law enforcement veterans from a variety of areas within the field employed to teach courses

Courses Include

  • Criminal Justice in America
  • Bible Journeys
  • Criminology
  • Physical Security and Loss Prevention
  • Restorative Justice
  • Criminal Procedure
  • Criminal Law
  • Juvenile Delinquency
  • Victimology
  • Corrections
  • Investigations
  • Leadership, Ethics, and Diversity
  • Interviewing