1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. 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.
  4. 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. 
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. 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. 
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. Lesson Plan: Code of Ethics

    • Resource ID: 13605
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    This lesson is about the ethics a law enforcement officer must have, the difference between ethical and non-ethical behavior, and the role of the US Constitution in police work. 
  11. 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...
  12. Lesson Plan: Verbal Communication

    • Resource ID: 13641
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    This lesson is an introduction to the communication skills necessary to work in law enforcement. 
  13. 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.
  14. Lesson Plan: Civil Criminal Courts

    • Resource ID: 13613
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will learn about civil law and criminal law. Students will also role play a civil or criminal offense and create an advertisement for a civil lawyer or criminal lawyer.
  15. 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.
  16. Lesson Plan: Sexual Offenses - Texas Penal Code

    • Resource ID: 13633
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    This lesson introduces students to the various laws associated with crimes that are sexual in nature. 
  17. 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. 
  18. Lesson Plan: Conflict Resolution

    • Resource ID: 13672
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students learn about conflict resolution skills. This lesson includes activities that can be used in multiple classes.
  19. Lesson Plan: Law Enforcement I Victim's Rights

    • Resource ID: 13637
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    This lesson provides opportunities for students to investigate victims' rights through discussion and projects.Students in law enforcement will encounter victims of crime and need to be able to relay the rights afforded them under state and federal laws such as the  Victim and Witness Protection...
  20. Lesson Plan: Courtroom Roles and Responsibilities

    • Resource ID: 13670
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    This lesson teaches students about appropriate courtroom procedures and roles. A mock-trial is held to help students understand the importance of each role.