Law, Public Safety, Corrections, and Security
Principles of Law, Public Safety, Corrections, & Security (30L11)
Grades: 9-12 Length: 1 year Credit: 1 GPA weight: 1.0
This course emphasizes: Students will examine the roles and responsibilities of police, courts, corrections, private security and protective agencies of re and emergency services. The course provides students with an overview of the skills necessary for careers in law enforcement, re service, security and corrections.
Law Enforcement I (30L112)
Grades: 10-12 Length: 1 year Credit: 1 GPA weight: 1.0
Prerequisite: Principles of Law, Public Safety, Corrections, & Security
This course emphasizes: Law Enforcement I is an overview of the history, organization, and functions of local, state and federal law enforcement. This course includes the role of constitutional law, the United States legal system, criminal law, law enforcement terminology and the classification and elements of crime.
Court Systems (30L113)
Grades: 11-12 Length: 1 year Credit: 1 GPA Weight: 1.0
Prerequisite: Law Enforcement I
Court Systems and Practices is an overview of the federal and state court systems. The course identifies the roles of judicial officers and the trial processes from pretrial to sentencing and examines the types and rules of evidence. Emphasis is placed on constitutional laws for criminal procedures such as search and seizure, stop and frisk, and interrogation.
Correctional Systems (30L22S)
Grades: 12 Length: 1 year Credit: 1 GPA Weight: 1.0
Prerequisite: Court Systems
In Correctional Services, students prepare for certification required for employment as a municipal, county, state, or federal correctional officer. Students will learn the role and responsibilities of a county or municipal correctional officer; discuss relevant rules, regulations, and laws of municipal, county, state, or federal facilities; and discuss defensive tactics, restraint techniques, and first aid procedures as used in the municipal, county, state, or federal correctional setting. Students will analyze rehabilitation and alternatives to institutionalization for inmates.