Law Enforcement II

Law Enforcement II

  • Clusters: Law, Public Safety, Corrections & Security
  • Pathways: Law Enforcement Services
  • Courses: Law Enforcement II
  • Grade range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
  • Release date: 12-14-2017
  • Tags: Telecommunications, Law Enforcement, Teamwork, Interpersonal Skills, Team Building, Team, Civil Law, Civil Procdure, Force, Police Officer, Deadly Force, Reasonable Force, Prisoner Transport, Emerging Technologies, Agencies, Integration, Audio, Video, Crime Scene, Roles, Responsibility, Courtroom, Special Populations, Legal System, Victims, Hazardous Materials, Explosives, Communication, Body Language, Hostage Situation, Crisis Situation, Hate Crimes, Legislation, , Miranda Rights, Confession, Interview, Wildlife, Urban Deer, Crash Scene, Investigation, Office of Emergency Management, Emergency Management, Emergency Operations Plan, Emergency, Texas Division of Emergency Management, Emergency Organization, Emergency Official, Role, Emergencies, Emergency Agency, Emergency Management Flowchart, Recommended Prerequisites Law Enforcement I, First Responder

Description

Law Enforcement II provides the knowledge and skills necessary to prepare for a career in law enforcement. Students will understand ethical and legal responsibilities, patrol procedures, first responder roles, telecommunications, emergency equipment operations, and courtroom testimony.

This binder does not contain all lesson plans for this course. This content can be used with any textbook or instructional materials. If locally adapted, make sure all TEKS are covered.

Resources

Scope and Sequence

Resource ID: 19446 Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
CTE TEKS - Implemented 2017-2018, adopted in 2015 Law Enforcement II course scope and sequence within the Law, Public Safety, Corrections, and Security Career Cluster® summarizes the content to be taught, and one possible order for teaching the units of instruction. A brief description of each unit and the corresponding TEKS are included. This scope and sequence may be adapted or adopted by the local education agency.

Unit 1: Professional Standards and Communication Skills

Resource ID: 13666 Grade Range: 10, 11, 12 Institutional Organization: UNT
Interpersonal skills are important in law enforcement careers. Law enforcement professionals must be able to utilize interpersonal skills as they carry out their professional duties. This lesson explores interpersonal skills and provides students opportunities to practice it.
Resource ID: 13703 Grade Range: 10, 11, 12 Institutional Organization: UNT
In this lesson, students will research new technologies used in law enforcement, new technologies being developed, and analyze considerations for agencies to update or integrate new technology.
Resource ID: CSLP01
One or more lesson plans are currently not available. Review the scope and sequence document, TEKS, and available lesson plans, to determine which additional lesson plans to locally develop. You can download the optional blank lesson plan template provided here, to locally develop a new lesson plan, consistent with the others provided in the Texas CTE Resource Center. If after developing a new lesson plan, you would like the TEA to consider adding it to the resource library for colleague teachers to also use in the future, attach the lesson plan and any supplemental instructional materials through the form here, for consideration. If published, we will attribute the materials to you.

Unit 2: Telecommunications

Resource ID: 13668 Grade Range: 10, 11, 12 Institutional Organization: UNT
This lesson is focused on effective and efficient communication with other law enforcement officials. The phonetic alphabet is covered in depth. 
Resource ID: 13685 Grade Range: 10, 11, 12 Institutional Organization: UNT
There are times an officer will come across riotous crowds on the street. The officer needs to be able to safely control the crowds while working as a team with other officers. This lesson will introduce students to effective ways of crowd control operations performed by officers.
Resource ID: CSLP01
One or more lesson plans are currently not available. Review the scope and sequence document, TEKS, and available lesson plans, to determine which additional lesson plans to locally develop. You can download the optional blank lesson plan template provided here, to locally develop a new lesson plan, consistent with the others provided in the Texas CTE Resource Center. If after developing a new lesson plan, you would like the TEA to consider adding it to the resource library for colleague teachers to also use in the future, attach the lesson plan and any supplemental instructional materials through the form here, for consideration. If published, we will attribute the materials to you.

Unit 3: Use of Force

Resource ID: 13687 Grade Range: 10, 11, 12 Institutional Organization: UNT
This lesson will help students understand when to use force and how much force to use. Police work is a profession where the use of force, sometimes deadly force, can be an everyday element of the job. An officer needs to understand his or her limits in order to effectively make arrests and do the job without getting into legal trouble.
Resource ID: CSLP01
One or more lesson plans are currently not available. Review the scope and sequence document, TEKS, and available lesson plans, to determine which additional lesson plans to locally develop. You can download the optional blank lesson plan template provided here, to locally develop a new lesson plan, consistent with the others provided in the Texas CTE Resource Center. If after developing a new lesson plan, you would like the TEA to consider adding it to the resource library for colleague teachers to also use in the future, attach the lesson plan and any supplemental instructional materials through the form here, for consideration. If published, we will attribute the materials to you.

Unit 4: Conflict Management, Crisis Situations, and Crowd Control

Resource ID: 13672 Grade Range: 10, 11, 12 Institutional Organization: UNT
In this lesson, students learn about conflict resolution skills. This lesson includes activities that can be used in multiple classes.
Resource ID: 13674 Grade Range: 10, 11, 12 Institutional Organization: UNT
This lesson is an introduction to crisis management in law enforcement with an emphasis on hostage situations and negotiations. 
Resource ID: 13685 Grade Range: 10, 11, 12 Institutional Organization: UNT
There are times an officer will come across riotous crowds on the street. The officer needs to be able to safely control the crowds while working as a team with other officers. This lesson will introduce students to effective ways of crowd control operations performed by officers.
Resource ID: 13687 Grade Range: 10, 11, 12 Institutional Organization: UNT
This lesson will help students understand when to use force and how much force to use. Police work is a profession where the use of force, sometimes deadly force, can be an everyday element of the job. An officer needs to understand his or her limits in order to effectively make arrests and do the job without getting into legal trouble.
Resource ID: CSLP01
One or more lesson plans are currently not available. Review the scope and sequence document, TEKS, and available lesson plans, to determine which additional lesson plans to locally develop. You can download the optional blank lesson plan template provided here, to locally develop a new lesson plan, consistent with the others provided in the Texas CTE Resource Center. If after developing a new lesson plan, you would like the TEA to consider adding it to the resource library for colleague teachers to also use in the future, attach the lesson plan and any supplemental instructional materials through the form here, for consideration. If published, we will attribute the materials to you.

Unit 5: Accident Investigations

Resource ID: 13695 Grade Range: 10, 11, 12 Institutional Organization: UNT
This lesson familiarizes students with the laws and policies regarding vehicle crashes, as there is a large amount of detail that goes into investigating and documenting a motor vehicle crash.
Resource ID: CSLP01
One or more lesson plans are currently not available. Review the scope and sequence document, TEKS, and available lesson plans, to determine which additional lesson plans to locally develop. You can download the optional blank lesson plan template provided here, to locally develop a new lesson plan, consistent with the others provided in the Texas CTE Resource Center. If after developing a new lesson plan, you would like the TEA to consider adding it to the resource library for colleague teachers to also use in the future, attach the lesson plan and any supplemental instructional materials through the form here, for consideration. If published, we will attribute the materials to you.

Unit 6: Transportation, Interviews, and Interrogations

Resource ID: 13691 Grade Range: 10, 11, 12 Institutional Organization: UNT
In this lesson, students will learn techniques for conducting interviews and interrogations. Students will then conduct mock interviews and interrogations.
Resource ID: CSLP01
One or more lesson plans are currently not available. Review the scope and sequence document, TEKS, and available lesson plans, to determine which additional lesson plans to locally develop. You can download the optional blank lesson plan template provided here, to locally develop a new lesson plan, consistent with the others provided in the Texas CTE Resource Center. If after developing a new lesson plan, you would like the TEA to consider adding it to the resource library for colleague teachers to also use in the future, attach the lesson plan and any supplemental instructional materials through the form here, for consideration. If published, we will attribute the materials to you.

Unit 7: Legal Proceedings

Resource ID: 13670 Grade Range: 10, 11, 12 Institutional Organization: UNT
This lesson teaches students about appropriate courtroom procedures and roles. A mock-trial is held to help students understand the importance of each role. 
Resource ID: CSLP01
One or more lesson plans are currently not available. Review the scope and sequence document, TEKS, and available lesson plans, to determine which additional lesson plans to locally develop. You can download the optional blank lesson plan template provided here, to locally develop a new lesson plan, consistent with the others provided in the Texas CTE Resource Center. If after developing a new lesson plan, you would like the TEA to consider adding it to the resource library for colleague teachers to also use in the future, attach the lesson plan and any supplemental instructional materials through the form here, for consideration. If published, we will attribute the materials to you.

Unit 8: Custody and Interrogation

Resource ID: 13682 Grade Range: 10, 11, 12 Institutional Organization: UNT
Law Enforcement officers primarily handle criminal law activities. However, there are some circumstances in which a law enforcement officer may become involved in the civil process. Officers must understand the different types of civil service, the limits on the use of force and entry, and the civil process that has criminal penalties. This lesson familiarizes students with the civil procedures followed by the officers in law enforcement.
Resource ID: 13689 Grade Range: 10, 11, 12 Institutional Organization: UNT
The transportation of prisoners by an officer must be conducted in a manner that provides for the safety of the officer, the prisoners, and the general public. Through this lesson, students will understand the safe procedures for transporting and searching prisoners without violating their constitutional rights.
Resource ID: 13699 Grade Range: 10, 11, 12 Institutional Organization: UNT
This lesson is an introduction to the proper procedures for handling and managing explosives and other hazardous materials. A mock bomb threat and response activity is included. 

Unit 9: Victims

Resource ID: 13676 Grade Range: 10, 11, 12 Institutional Organization: UNT
In this lesson, students learn about victims' rights. The lesson also emphasizes the importance of legal recourse, court procedures and working with individuals with special needs.
Resource ID: 13678 Grade Range: 10, 11, 12 Institutional Organization: UNT
In this lesson, students will learn about different types of hate crimes. In addition, they will learn about why hate crimes occur, and the legislation surrounding hate crimes. 
Resource ID: CSLP01
One or more lesson plans are currently not available. Review the scope and sequence document, TEKS, and available lesson plans, to determine which additional lesson plans to locally develop. You can download the optional blank lesson plan template provided here, to locally develop a new lesson plan, consistent with the others provided in the Texas CTE Resource Center. If after developing a new lesson plan, you would like the TEA to consider adding it to the resource library for colleague teachers to also use in the future, attach the lesson plan and any supplemental instructional materials through the form here, for consideration. If published, we will attribute the materials to you.

Unit 10: Family Violence

Resource ID: CSLP02
Lesson plans are currently not available. Review the scope and sequence document, TEKS, and available lesson plans, to determine which additional lesson plans to locally develop. You can download the optional blank lesson plan template provided here, to locally develop a new lesson plan, consistent with the others provided in the Texas CTE Resource Center. If after developing a new lesson plan, you would like the TEA to consider adding it to the resource library for colleague teachers to also use in the future, attach the lesson plan and any supplemental instructional materials through the form here, for consideration. If published, we will attribute the materials to you.

Unit 11: Alcohol and Beverage Laws

Resource ID: CSLP02
Lesson plans are currently not available. Review the scope and sequence document, TEKS, and available lesson plans, to determine which additional lesson plans to locally develop. You can download the optional blank lesson plan template provided here, to locally develop a new lesson plan, consistent with the others provided in the Texas CTE Resource Center. If after developing a new lesson plan, you would like the TEA to consider adding it to the resource library for colleague teachers to also use in the future, attach the lesson plan and any supplemental instructional materials through the form here, for consideration. If published, we will attribute the materials to you.

Unit 12: Positive Community Relationships

Resource ID: CSLP02
Lesson plans are currently not available. Review the scope and sequence document, TEKS, and available lesson plans, to determine which additional lesson plans to locally develop. You can download the optional blank lesson plan template provided here, to locally develop a new lesson plan, consistent with the others provided in the Texas CTE Resource Center. If after developing a new lesson plan, you would like the TEA to consider adding it to the resource library for colleague teachers to also use in the future, attach the lesson plan and any supplemental instructional materials through the form here, for consideration. If published, we will attribute the materials to you.

Unit 13: Reports and Crime Scenes

Resource ID: 13666 Grade Range: 10, 11, 12 Institutional Organization: UNT
Interpersonal skills are important in law enforcement careers. Law enforcement professionals must be able to utilize interpersonal skills as they carry out their professional duties. This lesson explores interpersonal skills and provides students opportunities to practice it.
Resource ID: CSLP01
One or more lesson plans are currently not available. Review the scope and sequence document, TEKS, and available lesson plans, to determine which additional lesson plans to locally develop. You can download the optional blank lesson plan template provided here, to locally develop a new lesson plan, consistent with the others provided in the Texas CTE Resource Center. If after developing a new lesson plan, you would like the TEA to consider adding it to the resource library for colleague teachers to also use in the future, attach the lesson plan and any supplemental instructional materials through the form here, for consideration. If published, we will attribute the materials to you.

Unit 14: Disasters and Response Systems

Resource ID: 13697 Grade Range: 10, 11, 12 Institutional Organization: UNT
This lesson focuses on learning about emergency management, the Office of Emergency Management (OEM), Emergency Operations Plans (EOPs), the Texas Division of Emergency Management (TDEM), state emergency organizations, local emergency officials and organizations, and the role of law enforcement in emergencies.
Resource ID: CSLP01
One or more lesson plans are currently not available. Review the scope and sequence document, TEKS, and available lesson plans, to determine which additional lesson plans to locally develop. You can download the optional blank lesson plan template provided here, to locally develop a new lesson plan, consistent with the others provided in the Texas CTE Resource Center. If after developing a new lesson plan, you would like the TEA to consider adding it to the resource library for colleague teachers to also use in the future, attach the lesson plan and any supplemental instructional materials through the form here, for consideration. If published, we will attribute the materials to you.

Unit 15: Patrol Procedures and Responses

Resource ID: CSLP02
Lesson plans are currently not available. Review the scope and sequence document, TEKS, and available lesson plans, to determine which additional lesson plans to locally develop. You can download the optional blank lesson plan template provided here, to locally develop a new lesson plan, consistent with the others provided in the Texas CTE Resource Center. If after developing a new lesson plan, you would like the TEA to consider adding it to the resource library for colleague teachers to also use in the future, attach the lesson plan and any supplemental instructional materials through the form here, for consideration. If published, we will attribute the materials to you.