1. Teacher Guidebook for Criminal Justice Law Enforcement II

    • Resource ID: TABC_LEII
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
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  2. Lesson Plan: Interpersonal Skills

    • Resource ID: 13666
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    Interpersonal skills are important in law enforcement careers. Law enforcement professionals must be able to utilize interpersonal skills as they carry out their professional duties. This lesson explores interpersonal skills and provides students opportunities to practice it.
  3. Lesson Plan: Crisis Management in Law Enforcement

    • Resource ID: 13674
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    This lesson is an introduction to crisis management in law enforcement with an emphasis on hostage situations and negotiations. 
  4. Lesson Plan: Hate Crimes

    • Resource ID: 13678
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will learn about different types of hate crimes. In addition, they will learn about why hate crimes occur, and the legislation surrounding hate crimes. 
  5. Lesson Plan: Crowd Control

    • Resource ID: 13685
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    There are times an officer will come across riotous crowds on the street. The officer needs to be able to safely control the crowds while working as a team with other officers. This lesson will introduce students to effective ways of crowd control operations performed by officers.
  6. Lesson Plan: The Bill of Rights and the Criminal Trial Process

    • Resource ID: 13607
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    The Bill of Rights protects the rights of everyone involved in the criminal trial process. Law Enforcement officers must understand the rights in order to protect them. This lesson incorporates scenarios that help students better understand the Bill of Rights.
  7. Lesson Plan: Drug Dangers

    • Resource ID: 13649
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    This lesson describes the most common drugs currently in use today. It discusses the signs and symptoms for each of the drugs, as well as signs of drug use in general. 
  8. Lesson Plan: Law - Professional Writing and Research Skills

    • Resource ID: 13312
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson plan, students will apply written communication skills that are necessary in LPSCS careers in order to complete job tasks in a professional and effective manner.
  9. Lesson Plan: Law - Training Station Orientation

    • Resource ID: 13316
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will complete a training station orientation project for a career in Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security. Students will outline details about the station, map out a plan and present to the class.
  10. 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.
  11. Lesson Plan: More Victims’ Rights

    • Resource ID: 13676
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students learn about victims' rights. The lesson also emphasizes the importance of legal recourse, court procedures and working with individuals with special needs.
  12. Law Enforcement I

    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    Law Enforcement I is an overview of the history, organization, and functions of local, state, and federal law enforcement. Students will understand the role of constitutional law at local, state, and federal levels; the U.S. legal system; criminal law; and law enforcement terminology and the...
  13. Law Enforcement II

    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    Law Enforcement II provides the knowledge and skills necessary to prepare for a career in law enforcement. Students will understand ethical and legal responsibilities, patrol procedures, first responder roles, telecommunications, emergency equipment operations, and courtroom testimony.
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  14. Criminal Investigation

    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    Criminal Investigation is a course that introduces students to the profession of criminal investigations. Students will understand basic functions of criminal investigations and procedures and will learn how to investigate or follow up during investigations. Students will learn terminology and...
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. Lesson Plan: Civil Procedure

    • Resource ID: 13682
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    Law Enforcement officers primarily handle criminal law activities. However, there are some circumstances in which a law enforcement officer may become involved in the civil process. Officers must understand the different types of civil service, the limits on the use of force and entry, and the...
  18. 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. 
  19. 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.
  20. 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.