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Administration of Justice

Administration of Justice

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The staff and faculty of the Grossmont College Administration of Justice Department welcome you to explore the world of Public Safety Careers!

We hope to help you accomplish your dream of becoming a Police or Highway Patrol Officer, Deputy Sheriff, Reserve Officer, Forensic Specialist, Dispatcher, Security Professional, Corrections or Probation Officer, Court Administrator, or Federal Agent!
Check out this video about Grossmont College and our Forensic Technology program.

You must pay all tuition immediately or you will be dropped from the course. This may not apply to VA or Financial Aid applicants. Contact your counselor for verification. If you are dropped, you are not given priority to re-enroll.

New office location: 31-118 

For faculty office hours, please check Canvas or email your instructor for appointments.

2020 Holiday & AOJ office closures:

  • May 25
  • July 4
  • September 7
  • November 11, 26-28

Success Coach

Success Coaches assist students in reaching their educational goals by helping them connect with important resources

Visit for more information on how to make an appointment to meet with a Success Coach. The Success Coaches are located on the second floor of the Learning and Technology Resource Center (Building 70, Rooms 205 and 206).


Students should be aware that prior felony or any misdemeanor or felony domestic violence convictions, and some psychological holds, are disqualifying.  TROs (Temporary Restraining Orders) can also be a disqualifier.

Prior substance abuse (including marijuana) and other disqualifiers may apply in specific positions related to law enforcement or forensics.

You may apply for the spring and fall 2020 semesters if you are a new student. Registration is open for spring and registration will open in November.

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Who We Are

Grossmont College AOJ Department serves approximately 1,500 majors each semester with degrees and certificates in:

  • Law Enforcement
  • Corrections
  • Forensic Technology
  • Security Management 

We also have state certified academies and courses including:

  • Police Academy
  • Corrections Academy
  • Public Safety Dispatch
  • Security Academy (spring semester only)
  • PC 832 Laws of Arrest and Firearms
  • Other POST Certified In-Service Training

We have enjoyed a successful relationship with local law enforcement agencies and crime labs and place our students in internship or work experience programs. Many of our students have become police officers, correctional officers, security managers, investigators, dispatchers, forensic technicians and latent fingerprint examiners.  

Many of our graduates now teach in our programs!

Important Registration Changes

All new students are advised to review the Student Success website at

Based on recommendations from the Board of Governors Student Success Task Force report, the Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District has revised its enrollment priorities procedures, to promote student access, success, and equity.  Please view the Admissions and Records website for more information on priority registration changes at

Always check Admissions and Records website for up-to-date information.

Last Updated: 04/07/2020

Office Hours
Walk-in hours: 
None available at this time

Appointments available:
None available at this time

Please email the department at for more information.

Office hours are subject to change without notice.

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  • Cuyamaca
A Member of the Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District