Administration of Justice

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!


Program Overview: 



Forensic Technology Program:



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:

  • Emergency Dispatch Operator
  • 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!


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.


Important Registration Changes  

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

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 and up-to-date information.