Prepare for a career in public and private investigative fields. Understand the criminal justice system, investigate crimes, and improve decision-making skills. Develop a working relationship with industry standard representatives and set a pathway towards your career goals and objectives. The class focuses on academic, technical skills, and employability practices. Students will develop personal and professional skills in the classroom that will transfer to the workplace:
Oscar Bazurto has over 30 years of experience of working in the Public Service sector. He has 25 years with the San Jose Fire Department as a fire investigator, HAZMAT Specialist, FBI Counter Terrorist -Terror Scene Management Training, Land Transportation Anti-Terrorism, HAZMAT Safety Officer, and Public Safety Response Training. He is a licensed investigator in both private and arson investigation. He has taught at Mission College as an associate faculty instructor in their Fire Protection Technology Department. He has a BS Degree in Fire Prevention Technology from Cogswell Polytechnical College, an AS from San Francisco City College. Oscar has a passion for education and learning both for himself and for his students.