Principles of Law, Public Safety, Corrections, and Security

Principles of Law, Public Safety, Corrections, and Security

  • Clusters: Law, Public Safety, Corrections & Security
  • Pathways: Correction Services
  • Courses: Principles of Law, Public Safety, Corrections, and Security
  • Grade range: 9, 10, 11, 12
  • Release date: 12-14-2017
  • Tags: Scientific Reasoning, Forensic Science, Amendment, Bill or Rights, Actus Reus, Crime, Mens Rea, Inchoate Offenses, Enacting Laws, Misdemeanor, Bills, Felonies, Roles, Public Safety Professionals, Responsibilities, Stress, Time Management, Education, History, Training, Current Trends, Fire Department, 911, Communications, Correctional System, Correctional Officers, Prison, Jails, Hazardous Materials, Workplace Safety, Law, Public Safety, First Aid, Triage, Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation, CPR, Sentencing, Alternative Sentencing, LPSCS, Emergency Medical Service, Health, Fitness, Wellness, Functions of Court, Levels of Court, City Court, Municipal Court, Justice of the Peace, County Court, Appellate Court, District Court, Criminal Appeal, Texas Supreme Court, Principles of Law, Corrections, Security, Mock Trials, Law Enforcement, Electronic Crimes, Hate Crimes, Human Trafficking, Interagency Partnerships, First Responders, Courts, Mathematics, Science, Corrections and Security, Corrections Services, Emergency and Fire Management, Security and Protective Services, Law Enforcement Services, Legal Services

Description

Principles of Law, Public Safety, Corrections, and Security introduces students to professions in law enforcement, protective services, corrections, firefighting, and emergency management services. Students will examine the roles and responsibilities of police, courts, corrections, private security, and protective agencies of fire and emergency services. The course provides students with an overview of the skills necessary for careers in law enforcement, fire service, protective services, and corrections.
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: 19444 Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
CTE TEKS - Implemented 2017-2018, adopted in 2015 Principles of Law, Public Safety, Corrections, and Security 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 Employer Expectations

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 2: Academic Knowledge and Communication Skills

Resource ID: 13749 Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12 Institutional Organization: UNT
In this lesson, students will discuss and apply mathematics and science applications in LPSCS. Additionally, students will research requirements for a career in LPSCS and describe how math and science apply to hiring and educational requirements.
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: Safety, First Aid, and Critical-Thinking Skills

Resource ID: 13554 Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12 Institutional Organization: UNT
Scientific reasoning is a skill necessary to forensic science. Forensic scientists need to be able to use scientific reasoning in order to process a crime scene and the evidence found there.
Resource ID: 13733 Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12 Institutional Organization: UNT
In this lesson students will explore the roles of EMS and how these roles have changed over time. Students will conduct a mock crisis scenario, listen to a EMS Professional Guest Speaker, and research important moments in EMS History.
Resource ID: 13741 Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12 Institutional Organization: UNT
In this lesson, students will discuss dangers for individuals employed in LPSCS, and how to manage wellness and stress levels. 
Resource ID: 13743 Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12 Institutional Organization: UNT
In this lessons, students will explore safety and handling of hazardous materials. Students will research common health and safety concerns in an LPSCS workplace and develop solutions for these concerns.
Resource ID: 13745 Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12 Institutional Organization: UNT
Many LPSCS professionals are first responders. In order to sustain life until medical personnel arrive on the scene, first responders must know emergency medical procedures in first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). In this lesson, students will have an opportunity to demonstrate first aid triage and cardiopulmonary resuscitation methods. 

Unit 4: Legal Roles and Responsibilities

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 5: Working Cooperatively within LPSCS Agencies

Resource ID: 13739 Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12 Institutional Organization: UNT
In this lesson, students will discuss collaboration between agencies in the criminal justice system. Students will also complete a scenario-based activity, in which they will work together to form a collaborative solution to a problem.
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: Essentials of Criminal Law

Resource ID: 13706 Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12 Institutional Organization: UNT
In this lesson, students will learn about the Bill of Rights, elements of a crime, classification of crimes, and procedures for enacting laws. Students will discuss breaking the law and the elements of arrest, research types of crimes and present to the class. 
Resource ID: 13716 Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12 Institutional Organization: UNT
This lesson focuses on the most common problems that occur in law enforcement including electronic crimes, hate crimes, and human trafficking. 
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: The Public Safety Professional

Resource ID: 13708 Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12 Institutional Organization: UNT
In this lesson, students will investigate the roles of the public safety professionals, and identify the education and training required for various levels of law enforcement careers.
Resource ID: 13720 Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12 Institutional Organization: UNT
In this lesson, students will conduct research on the levels and functions of city, county, and state level courts.
Resource ID: 13733 Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12 Institutional Organization: UNT
In this lesson students will explore the roles of EMS and how these roles have changed over time. Students will conduct a mock crisis scenario, listen to a EMS Professional Guest Speaker, and research important moments in EMS History.
Resource ID: 13741 Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12 Institutional Organization: UNT
In this lesson, students will discuss dangers for individuals employed in LPSCS, and how to manage wellness and stress levels. 
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: The Court System Professional

Resource ID: 13722 Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12 Institutional Organization: UNT
In this lesson. students will understand the roles and functions of the court system. and identify the phases of a trial and the procedures followed in the courtroom.
Resource ID: 13724 Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12 Institutional Organization: UNT
This lesson introduces students to the basic components of sentencing and provides examples of sentences. Sentencing is a very important phase of the court process. Judges and juries must follow the guidelines set forth by law and precedent to ensure that due process is served on those convicted of 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 9: The Correction System Professional

Resource ID: 13726 Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12 Institutional Organization: UNT
In this lesson, students will learn the roles, functions, and importance of the correctional system on society. In addition, students will understand the differences between the types of correctional systems.
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: The Private Security Professional

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: The Fire Protection Professional

Resource ID: 13737 Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12 Institutional Organization: UNT
In this lesson, students will discuss fire department communications, fill out incident reports, simulate E-9-1-1 calls, practice using portable radios, and simulate radio traffic.
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.