Public Safety



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Mr. Patrick Patty

I want to take this time and introduce myself. My name is Patrick Patty and I will be one of your son/daughter’s Public Safety Instructor this Spring. The Public Safety class is part of the Career and Technology Education curriculum with a focus on Emergency Services. This course provides basic career information in the three emergency services disciplines of law enforcement, fire operations and emergency medical services. The course includes skills in each area, using resources from the community to help deliver instruction to the students. English language arts are reinforced.

I am a second-year teacher in the high school setting however taught for Rowan Cabarrus Community College for several years in their Basic Law Enforcement Training program. I was employed with the Kannapolis Police Department for 25 years and retired October 2019. I worked in all areas of the police department during my career and retired as part of the Senior Command Staff. I am extremely honored and motivated to take on this new challenge in assisting our students develop into our future leaders and to help identify our future public safety heroes.

 I am grateful for this opportunity and will always be available to you and your child to discuss anything to help them succeed. If you have any questions or concerns, please don’t hesitate to email me at