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. Lesson Plan: Correctional Services - Civil and Criminal Justice Systems

    • Resource ID: 13365
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will explore the differences between the criminal and civil justice systems and how changes in those systems impact the correctional system.
  3. Lesson Plan: Constitutional Law

    • Resource ID: 13368
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students focus on constitutional law to examine protocols outlined by the 14th Amendment, summarize 5th Amendment rights, and examine trial, jury and due process rights.
  4. Lesson Plan: The Organization of Correctional Systems

    • Resource ID: 13372
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students examine the history of corrections in Texas and the United States, explore the impact of the United States legal system on the correctional system and differentiate between the civil and criminal justice systems and explain how change impacts correctional services.
  5. Lesson Plan: The Pre-Trial Process, the Grand Jury, and the Bail Process

    • Resource ID: 13441
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will outline the Pre-Trial Process, describe the importance of the Grand Jury, and discuss the bail process.
  6. Lesson Plan: Court Systems & Practices - Plea Bargaining

    • Resource ID: 13451
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In the lesson, students will explore the process of plea bargaining through group projects and role play activities. 
  7. Lesson Plan: Fire Hose Skills

    • Resource ID: 13531
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will learn about and demonstrate a fire hose roll, practice nozzle operations (with access to a hydrant), and identify various sections of fire hoses.
  8. 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.
  9. 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...
  10. Lesson Plan: Infection Control in Correctional Facilities

    • Resource ID: 13345
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will learn about various infections and prevention measures and treatments. Students will be expected to identify various infections based on the symptoms in different scenarios.
  11. Lesson Plan: Entry Into the System - the Arrest

    • Resource ID: 13433
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will apply their understanding of the duties and responsibilities of law enforcement during arrests of suspects as required by established criminal procedure and case law. Students will participate in an activity in which they will assume the roles of "lawyers" and "clients...
  12. 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.
  13. Lesson Plan: Federal, State, and Local Law Security Services

    • Resource ID: 13764
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will discuss the different sources of law, the impact of legal issues on security services, and the regulations and requirements that affect security operations.
  14. Lesson Plan: Emergency Response

    • Resource ID: 13541
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    This course helps students evaluate behaviors, strategies, and protocols that demonstrate an understanding of duties while responding to a variety of emergency incidents. Download the resource by selecting it from the related items section below.
  15. 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.
  16. Lesson Plan: Miranda Warning

    • Resource ID: 13619
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    This lesson introduces students to various scenarios of Miranda warning.
  17. 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.
  18. Court Systems and Practices

    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary

    Court Systems and Practices is an overview of the federal and state court systems. The course identifies the roles of judicial officers and the trial processes from pretrial to sentencing and examines the types and rules of evidence. Emphasis is placed on constitutional laws for criminal...

  19. Federal Law Enforcement and Protective Services

    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary

    Federal Law Enforcement and Protective Services provides the knowledge and skills necessary to prepare for certification in security services for federal law enforcement and protective services. The course provides an overview of security elements and types of organizations with a focus on...

  20. Firefighter I

    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary

    Firefighter I introduces students to firefighter safety and development. Students will analyze Texas Commission on Fire Protection rules and regulations, proper incident reporting and records, proper use of personal protective equipment, and the principles of fire safety.

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