1. 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...
  2. Lesson Plan: Entry into the System - Arrests

    • Resource ID: 13617
    • 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.
  3. 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. 
  4. 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.
  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: LPSCS Other Offenses

    • Resource ID: 13627
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will distinguish among the different types of crimes and their punishments, and analyze the different positions people have on gun control.
  11. Lesson Plan: Cultural Diversity

    • Resource ID: 13639
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    This lesson provides an overview of cultural diversity and encourages students to investigate cultural influences in law enforcement.
  12. 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.
  13. 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.
  14. 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. 
  15. Lesson Plan: Miranda Warning

    • Resource ID: 13619
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    This lesson introduces students to various scenarios of Miranda warning.
  16. 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.
  17. Lesson Plan: Law - Kidnapping, Restraint and Smuggle

    • Resource ID: 13625
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will learn about the Texas Penal Code related to kidnapping, unlawful restraint, and smuggling.
  18. 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.
  19. 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. 
  20. 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.