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!

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, 100-106 (modular village, just south of the parking garage, east side of campus).

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

2019 Holiday & AOJ office closures:

  • November 11, 28-30
  • December 24 - January 1, 2020
  • January 20
  • February 14-17
  • March 23-27 (AOJ Office closed)
  • March 28 


Grad Coach

Are you worried about grades or feeling overwhelmed?  Are you experiencing personal issues that are affecting your academics?  If so, please let a Grad Coach help you.  For more information, please visit the Grad Coach website.


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 fall 2019 and spring 2020 semesters if you are a new student. Registration is open for fall and spring registration will open in November.



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.


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.