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The Law Enforcement/Intelligence Studies Magnet offers a rigorous academic program that will prepare students to meet the academic and technical challenges to succeed and transition into a future career in law enforcement or criminal justice.

The Law Enforcement/Intelligence Studies Magnet offers a comprehensive academic program that prepares students for successful careers in government, law enforcement, politics, national intelligence, or criminal justice. The ever-changing dynamics of world affairs and emerging threats to our citizens has expanded the need for careers in national security and foreign policy. The United States is facing an unstable geopolitical landscape that requires a diverse workforce. In this Magnet, students increase their knowledge of the challenges facing the United States and the world by studying relevant topics and issues including domestic/ international terrorism, transitional crime, climate change, and health security by understanding how law shapes and is shaped by economic and political forces.

Evaluation of policy making Studies of:

  • Development of US democracy
  • Institution Law
  • Interaction of entities such as Police, Courts, Corrections

Participation in training & simulations by

  • Local & Federal Law Enforcement
  • Federal & State Courts
  • Local Colleges & Universities

Eligibility and Enrollment Requirements

  • Admission is interest-based only.
  • No teacher recommendation/prerequisites will be required.
  • The application period for the upcoming school year is open from October 1st until January 15th.

In order to reach our student’s academic goals and prepare for future educational experiences, students enrolling in the Magnet program must comply with the following requirements and expectations to remain enrolled:

  • All Magnet students must be enrolled as full-time students.
  • Maintain school attendance per School Board Policy 5200, which states that a student may not accumulate more than ten (10) unexcused absences in an annual course or more than five (5) unexcused absences in a semester course.
  • Violation of the Miami-Dade County Public Schools Code of Student Conduct may result in probation or possible immediate exit from the program.
  • Excessive referrals and/or suspensions will result in a behavioral contract, probation, and possible exit at the end of the school year.
  • Students who violate Level III, IV or V of the Code of Student Conduct or have been assigned to an alternative setting will not be allowed to return to the Magnet program.
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