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Law Enforcement Candidate Scholars' (LECS) Program

LECS Workshop

LECS Program

"Building bridges between Sacramento State, law enforcement and the community"

The LECS program is a 21st century solution partnering with local and state law enforcement agencies in California and their neighboring communities. The LECS program is expressly designed to eliminate challenges and barriers that face women and men seeking greater opportunities in law enforcement careers. The LECS program is fashioned to increase higher education graduation rates and career placement as well as create greater inclusion in recruitment and hiring within law enforcement. The LECS program also addresses leadership and policy issues and community relations concerns locally and throughout the state and the nation.  

Apply to be a Scholar

This is an exciting opportunity for students who are interested in pursuing a career in Law Enforcement with partners Sacramento Police Department and California Highway Patrol. This program offers a pathway to paid law enforcement positions for students. Applications for fall 2017 are due June 30.

If you have questions on applying to the Law Enforcement Candidate Scholars' program at Sacramento State, contact us at lecs@csus.edu or see HOW TO APPLY TO LECS!

LECS Program in the Media

Our program is being featured in the news. Visit News and LECS Facebook for more information. 

Welcome to LECS Video

Sacramento Police Sacramento State and California Highway Patrol partners

Sponsors, Supporters and Partners

Sacramento State's LECS program is made possible by the generous donations of time and resources from Sacramento State, University Enterprises, Inc. Campus Grant Program, Associated Students, Inc. External Grant, Instructionally Related Activities (IRA) Grant, our law enforcement agency partners, other sponsors and the community.  

For more information about individual or corporate giving, please contact us at lecs@csus.edu.

Contact Us

Law Enforcement Candidate Scholars' Program
Criminal Justice Division
California State University, Sacramento
6000 J Street 
Sacramento, CA 95819-6085
Phone: (916)278-5157
Email: lecs@csus.edu
Web page: www.csus.edu/hhs/lecs
Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/sacstatelecs/