Criminal Justice Academies


Bartow Criminal Justice Academy

Bartow High School


Lead Teacher:  Bobby Craven
Phone:  (863) 534-7400
Fax:  (863) 534-0077

1270 S Broadway Ave
Bartow, FL  33830

The Bartow Senior Criminal Justice Academy is a multi-year program. Upon graduation, students will have the necessary skills and certifications for employment or continued education in the criminal justice industry. Students will explore academic and career information in law enforcement, courts and corrections. Additionally, students will have the opportunity to take part in mock trials and police explorer programs, and criminal justice dual enrollment classes are available on the BHS campus. By graduation, students will be prepared for post-secondary education and/or a career.


Criminal Justice, Law and Career Academy

Kathleen High School


Lead Teacher:  Stephen Baggett
Phone:  (863) 499-2655
Fax:  (863) 499-2726

1100 Red Devil Way
Lakeland, FL  33815

The academy assists students in acquiring an understanding the American legal and criminal justice systems. The academy provides an opportunity for student to participate in hands-on training and prepares students to explore the wide range of career opportunities related to criminal justice and law.