1. Lesson Plan: Protective Services for Juveniles

    • Resource ID: 13762
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson students will discuss the Juvenile Law/Justice Process, and they will analyze the similarities and differences between juvenile and adult offenders.
  2. Lesson Plan: Security Systems Analysis

    • Resource ID: 13774
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will complete a security system sales-based presentation, participate in a scenario-based activity, and complete a security inspection.
  3. 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,...
  4. Lesson Plan: Maintaining a Safe Work Environment

    • Resource ID: 13754
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will respond to given safety scenarios, research previous incidents and present their findings to the class.
  5. Lesson Plan: Civil Law - Security Services

    • Resource ID: 13760
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will develop guidelines that security officers may use to avoid civil lawsuits, and they will participate in role playing situations to practice responding appropriately to given incidents.
  6. Lesson Plan: Law - Security Services Prevention Analysis

    • Resource ID: 13768
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will diagram the crime triangle, discuss deter, detect, delay, and deny, and evaluate the security of a home or business. 
  7. Lesson Plan: Computer Forensics

    • Resource ID: 13772
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will discuss computer forensics, and complete an activity in which they will process an electronic crime scene. Students will understand how computers and other electronic data storage devices leaves the footprints and data trails of their users.
  8. Lesson Plan: Constitutional Issues in Private Security

    • Resource ID: 13758
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will discuss the rights protected by the 4th Amendment and the legal responsibilities for private security professionals.
  9. 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.
  10. Lesson Plan: Overall Role of Security Systems

    • Resource ID: 13770
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will explore the role of security system by creating a list of risk and vulnerabilities that organizations are exposed to. Students will also complete a security survey.
  11. Lesson Plan: History of Security

    • Resource ID: 13756
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will research the background needed to prepare for certification in security services, with a focus on the security measures used to protect lives, property, and information.
  12. Lesson Plan: Disaster and Emergency Management

    • Resource ID: 13776
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will discuss terrorism and natural disasters. Students will also present a briefing of a recent terrorist attack on the United States, and they will discuss how the attack changed public laws and security.
  13. Lesson Plan: Role and Analysis in the Crime Prevention of Homeland Security

    • Resource ID: 13766
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will discuss Homeland Security. Students will complete a scenario-based assignment in which they will discuss how to react in a disaster, make a list of potential terrorist targets, and research a past natural disaster or terrorist attack.
  14. 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...
  15. Lesson Plan: Self Defense Pressure Points

    • Resource ID: 13351
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will explore the concept of self defense using pressure points. Students will have the opportunity to practice these methods with teacher's supervision.
  16. Lesson Plan: Emergency Plans and Procedures in a Correctional Facility

    • Resource ID: 13357
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will be introduced to the various components of prison emergency plans and procedures. They will have the opportunity to create a floor plan for a prison and determine an emergency plan for that floor plan for various scenarios.
  17. Lesson Plan: History of Crime and Correction

    • Resource ID: 13362
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    This lesson introduces students to the history of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ). Knowing the history is important for establishing where the system began, and the struggles it has overcome to become the agency it is today.
  18. 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.
  19. 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.
  20. 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.