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Emergency & Public Service Programs

Channel your passion and community service into a career through our Emergency and Public Services programs. Learn from instructors who are experts in the field of crime prevention, law enforcement, public safety, and fire rescue at Hennepin Technical College.

Browse the available programs below.

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Emergency Medical Services

Gain hands-on experience and skills that will prepare you for a career as an EMS Specialist or Emergency Room Technician.

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Fire Protection

Learn the technical knowledge and get hands-on experience to become a fire protection specialist, inspector, and more.

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Law Enforcement, Peace Officer & Public Safety

Gain the final hands-on skills necessary to become eligible for the Peace Officer Standards Training (POST) licensing exam.

Now offering a complete Associate's Degree.

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Hennepin Tech awarded million-dollar federal grant for police training

Hennepin Tech received a $1 million federal grant to expand training for future police officers and public safety officers.



Career Expo: Law Enforcement & Criminal Justice
October 6, 2023 | 9:30 am to 1:00 pm

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LEO Career Fair
October 11, 2023 | 10:00 am to 2:00 pm