Principles of Law, Public Safety, Corrections, and Security is a 9 week course that introduces students to professions in law enforcement, security, corrections and fire and emergency management services. Students will examine the roles and responsibilities of police, courts, corrections, private security, and protective agencies of fire and emergency services. Guest speakers from all agencies will share their experiences and provide insight into careers in law enforcement and emergency management services.
89805600 - LAW ENFORCEMENT I, 1 credit
Law Enforcement I is a 9 week course and is an overview of the history, organization, and functions of local, state, and federal law enforcement. This basic course includes the role of constitutional law, the United States legal system, criminal law, law enforcement terminology, and the classification and elements of crime. Topics in this course include a brief overview of criminal law, legal systems, arrest procedures, conflict resolution, interview/interrogation, traffic stops, handcuffing and substance abuse. Students will be required to debate, work in groups, make presentations and participate in role playing.
*General Requirements: This course is recommended for students in Grades 9-12, Principles and LEI are to be taken together for an 18 week, 2 credit class.
89804900 - LAW ENFORCEMENT II, 2 credits
Law Enforcement II (LEII) is an advanced 18 week course in the Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security Cluster. LEII provides the knowledge and skills necessary to prepare for a career in law enforcement. Students will learn the ethical and legal responsibilities involved in a career in law enforcement. Students will practice search and seizure techniques, arrest procedures, emergency management, testifying in court, fingerprinting and a brief defensive tactics overview. Students will learn and practice undercover policies, use of deadly force policy, and interview techniques. LEII students will use the mock court room and practice testimony and courtroom procedures. LEII will make numerous presentations, work in small groups and participate in role-playing activities. Law Enforcement II provides the knowledge and skills necessary to prepare for a career in law enforcement.
*General Requirements: This course is recommended for students in Grades 9-12. LEII is an 18 week, 2 credit class. Principles/LE I required.