1. Practicum in Law, Public Safety, Corrections, and Security

    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    The practicum course is designed to give students supervised practical application of previously studied knowledge and skills in law, public safety, corrections, and security. Practicum experiences can occur in a variety of locations appropriate to the nature and level of experience. Students...
  2. Principles of Law, Public Safety, Corrections, and Security

    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    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...
  3. Lesson Plan: Law - Principles of Making Laws

    • Resource ID: 13706
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    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. 
  4. Lesson Plan: Public Safety Professionals Roles and Responsibilities

    • Resource ID: 13708
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    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.
  5. Lesson Plan: Fire Department Communications

    • Resource ID: 13737
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    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.
  6. Lesson Plan: Roles and Functions of the Correctional System

    • Resource ID: 13726
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    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.
  7. Lesson Plan: Safety with Hazardous Materials in the Workplace

    • Resource ID: 13743
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    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.
  8. Lesson Plan: The Role of Emergency Medical Services

    • Resource ID: 13733
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    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.
  9. Lesson Plan: Health and Safety in LPSCS Careers

    • Resource ID: 13741
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will discuss dangers for individuals employed in LPSCS, and how to manage wellness and stress levels. 
  10. Lesson Plan: Introduction to the Levels and Functions of Criminal Courts

    • Resource ID: 13720
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will conduct research on the levels and functions of city, county, and state level courts.
  11. Lesson Plan: Common Problems in Law Enforcement

    • Resource ID: 13716
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    This lesson focuses on the most common problems that occur in law enforcement including electronic crimes, hate crimes, and human trafficking. 
  12. Lesson Plan: Interagency Partnerships

    • Resource ID: 13739
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    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.
  13. Lesson Plan: Assaultive Offenses - Texas Penal Code

    • Resource ID: 13623
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will learn about a variety of assault calls that police officers respond to. Students also distinguish the appropriate level of the assault and the charges.
  14. Lesson Plan: Professional Attire

    • Resource ID: 13295
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will be introduced to the professional dress and grooming standards expected in LPSCS careers.
  15. Lesson Plan: Workplace Health and Safety

    • Resource ID: 13299
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, students learn to understand health and safety in the workplace is essential in order to reduce injuries and illnesses. Such familiarity with policies and procedures can boost employee morale and productivity.
  16. Lesson Plan: Practicum in LPSCS - Teamwork and Leadership Skills

    • Resource ID: 13303
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will demonstrate teamwork and leadership skills, which will be used for workers in Law, Public Safety, Corrections, and Security. Students will participate in teamwork activities to understand the importance of communication and productivity in the workplace.
  17. Lesson Plan: Interpersonal Skills at the Workplace

    • Resource ID: 13308
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, Students learn about the Interpersonal skills, that are important for workers in Law, Public Safety, Corrections, and Security, which they need to collaborate with others to accomplish goals and objectives.
  18. Lesson Plan: Communication Skills at the Workplace

    • Resource ID: 13310
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, students learn about expertise in communication skills, which is necessary for workers in law, public safety, corrections, and security in order to effectively relate to the public, peers, supervisors, clients, and inmates.
  19. Lesson Plan: O*NET Career Exploration

    • Resource ID: 13318
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will explore the O*NET website, complete a scavenger hunt, and complete a career research project.
  20. Lesson Plan: Workplace Portfolios

    • Resource ID: 13320
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will create a portfolio. A benefit of using portfolios is to allow the students to engage in a self-reflection of their progress. The portfolio provides an alternative means of displaying skills and accomplishments.