1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. Lesson Plan: Scientific Reasoning

    • Resource ID: 13554
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    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.
  5. 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. 
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. Lesson Plan: First Aid and CPR

    • Resource ID: 13745
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    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...
  11. Lesson Plan: Sentencing Guidelines

    • Resource ID: 13724
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    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...
  12. 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.
  13. 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. 
  14. 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.
  15. Lesson Plan: Pretrial and Courtroom Procedures

    • Resource ID: 13722
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    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.
  16. 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. 
  17. 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.
  18. Lesson Plan: Math and Science in LPSCS

    • Resource ID: 13749
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    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.
  19. Lesson Plan: Ethics in Security Services

    • Resource ID: 13752
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    Similar to Law Enforcement professionals, individuals employed in the field of Security Services must maintain a high standard of professionalism and integrity. Within this unit students will learn how ethics plays a key role in the daily tasks that security professionals face. In this lesson,...
  20. 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.