1. Lesson Plan: Disaster and Emergency Management

    • Resource ID: 13776
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will discuss terrorism and natural disasters. Students will also present a briefing of a recent terrorist attack on the United States, and they will discuss how the attack changed public laws and security.
  2. Lesson Plan: Security Systems Analysis

    • Resource ID: 13774
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will complete a security system sales-based presentation, participate in a scenario-based activity, and complete a security inspection.
  3. Lesson Plan: Ventilation Tools and their Safe Operation

    • Resource ID: 13518
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will become familiar with ventilation tools. Students will have the opportunity to complete independent research projects and presentations.
  4. Lesson Plan: Interview and Interrogation

    • Resource ID: 13691
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will learn techniques for conducting interviews and interrogations. Students will then conduct mock interviews and interrogations.
  5. Lesson Plan: Daily Operations of Correctional Facilities

    • Resource ID: 13383
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will learn about the daily operations of a correctional facility through independent projects, group presentations, and discussions.
  6. Lesson Plan: Emergency Operations with SCBA

    • Resource ID: 13482
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will have the opportunity to demonstrate skills while wearing the Self Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) and procedures to follow in the event that the SCBA fails.
  7. Lesson Plan: Self Defense Pressure Points

    • Resource ID: 13351
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will explore the concept of self defense using pressure points. Students will have the opportunity to practice these methods with teacher's supervision.
  8. Lesson Plan: Criminal Justice System and the Courts

    • Resource ID: 13398
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students trace the history of state and federal court systems and identify state and federal court systems.
  9. Lesson Plan: Court Systems and Practices - Impact of the 8th Amendment

    • Resource ID: 13430
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will explore the 8th Amendment and describe policies the lawmakers must follow. In groups, students will be given a project that will allow them to compare punishment in the United States to other countries.
  10. Lesson Plan: Telecommunications

    • Resource ID: 13668
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    This lesson is focused on effective and efficient communication with other law enforcement officials. The phonetic alphabet is covered in depth. 
  11. 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.
  12. Lesson Plan: Professionalism and Ethics in Corrections

    • Resource ID: 13334
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    Regardless of the field, each organization has some standards by which it operates and expects its employees to follow.  The Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ) is no different.  Professionalism and ethics play a key role in an employee’s success within the agency. Without them, you may...
  13. Lesson Plan: History of Crime and Correction

    • Resource ID: 13362
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    This lesson introduces students to the history of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ). Knowing the history is important for establishing where the system began, and the struggles it has overcome to become the agency it is today.
  14. Lesson Plan: The Importance of Communications in Fire Management

    • Resource ID: 13468
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    Fire department communications and their effectiveness are vital factors in the success or failure of fire service operations. Employees of a communications center need to have proper speech and radio etiquette, understand the importance of concise written communication, be well-versed in the...
  15. Lesson Plan: Emerging Technologies in Law Enforcement

    • Resource ID: 13703
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    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.
  16. Lesson Plan: Protective Services for Juveniles

    • Resource ID: 13762
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson students will discuss the Juvenile Law/Justice Process, and they will analyze the similarities and differences between juvenile and adult offenders.
  17. 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.
  18. 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.
  19. Lesson Plan: Computer Forensics

    • Resource ID: 13772
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will discuss computer forensics, and complete an activity in which they will process an electronic crime scene. Students will understand how computers and other electronic data storage devices leaves the footprints and data trails of their users.
  20. Lesson Plan: Correctional Policy - Security and Control

    • Resource ID: 13380
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will analyze the safety procedures that take place in various tasks at a correctional facility including cell and inmate searches.