1. 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.
  2. Practicum in Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security: Personal Management Information

    • Resource ID: 13323
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    A PowerPoint presentation for instructional purposes that can be adopted or modified by the classroom teacher to supplement a lesson plan.
  3. Practicum in Law, Public Safety, Corrections & Security: Project Management

    • Resource ID: 13325
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    A PowerPoint presentation for instructional purposes that can be adopted or modified by the classroom teacher to supplement a lesson plan.
  4. Lesson Plan: Ethical Standards in Forensic Science

    • Resource ID: 13560
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will research and create a presentation over the code of ethics and professional practices in the field of forensic science.
  5. Lesson Plan: Role of Forensic Pathologists and Anthropologists

    • Resource ID: 13564
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, students learn about the role of pathologists and anthropologists in criminal investigations. Students will have the opportunity to research a forensic science related career and create an informational brochure for that career.
  6. Lesson Plan: Forensic Toxicology

    • Resource ID: 13592
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will learn about forensic toxicology, the role of the toxicologist, collecting and preserving toxicological evidence, and techniques used to measure toxicology. Students will also conduct a chromatography lab and compute blood alcohol levels.
  7. Lesson Plan: Impact of Supreme Court Cases on Law Enforcement

    • Resource ID: 13611
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will learn about criminal procedures, the Fourth Amendment, Mapp v. Ohio (1961), Terry  v. Ohio (1968), and Tennessee v. Garner (1984). Students will watch a search and seizure video, present about one of the court cases, and determine the primary and secondary evidence in...
  8. Lesson Plan: Civil Criminal Courts

    • Resource ID: 13613
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will learn about civil law and criminal law. Students will also role play a civil or criminal offense and create an advertisement for a civil lawyer or criminal lawyer.
  9. Lesson Plan: Prisoner Transport

    • Resource ID: 13689
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    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...
  10. Principles of Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security: The Making of Laws

    • Resource ID: 13705
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    A PowerPoint presentation for instructional purposes that can be adopted or modified by the classroom teacher to supplement a lesson plan.
  11. Principles of Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security: Courtroom Participants

    • Resource ID: 13717
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    A PowerPoint presentation for instructional purposes that can be adopted or modified by the classroom teacher to supplement a lesson plan.
  12. Practicum in Law, Public Safety, Corrections & Security: Role of Analysis in the Crime Prevention of Homeland Security

    • Resource ID: 13765
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    A PowerPoint presentation for instructional purposes that can be adopted or modified by the classroom teacher to supplement a lesson plan.
  13. Practicum in Law, Public Safety, Corrections & Security: Security Systems Analysis

    • Resource ID: 13773
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    A PowerPoint presentation for instructional purposes that can be adopted or modified by the classroom teacher to supplement a lesson plan.
  14. Lesson Plan: Employment Skills in LPSCS

    • Resource ID: 13293
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, students learn about the skills, workers in law, public safety, corrections, and security need to demonstrate in order to be successful in their jobs.
  15. Lesson Plan: Careers in Forensic Science

    • Resource ID: 13558
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    This lesson explores the history, legal aspects, and career options within forensic science. It also guides students to identify and illustrate roles, functions, and responsibilities of professionals in the criminal justice system, including crime scene investigators, criminalist, attorneys, and...
  16. Lesson Plan: Crime Scene Investigation

    • Resource ID: 13569
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, students learn about various critical steps like obtaining, photographing, and preserving evidence at a crime scene. This lesson also, encourages an understanding of crime scene investigation, that is crucial for the forensic scientist to further analyze the crime and suspect.
  17. Lesson Plan: Miranda Warning

    • Resource ID: 13619
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    This lesson introduces students to various scenarios of Miranda warning.
  18. Lesson Plan: Criminal Homicide - Texas Penal Code

    • Resource ID: 13629
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12

    In this lesson, students will learn about the Texas Penal Code: Criminal Homicide chapter. Students will also have the opportunity to conduct research on a serial killer and give a presentation on the activity.

  19. Lesson Plan: Felony Traffic Stops

    • Resource ID: 13653
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    This lesson teaches the students to analyze law related to victims and witnesses. Also encourages the students, to apply techniques used to assess risk in vehicle stops, to understand and analyze traffic laws contained in the Texas Transportation Code and their applications.
  20. Lesson Plan: Development of Latent Prints

    • Resource ID: 13659
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12

    Crime Scene Investigators are often expected to develop latent fingerprints on items of evidence before comparisons of fingerprints can be made. In this lesson, students will learn about the different types of fingerprints and the chemicals used to pick them up at crime scenes. A lab is...