4 Credits per semester
Grade Level: 11, 12
Law Enforcement includes specialized classroom and practical experiences related to public safety occupations such as law enforcement, loss protection services, and homeland security. Training is based on standards and content similar to that provided by officially designated law enforcement agencies. Instruction includes procedures for patrolling on foot or in an automobile during the day or at night; dealing with misdemeanors, felonies, traffic violations, and accidents; investigative and evidence collection procedures; making arrests; and testifying in court. Students will have opportunities to use mathematical skills in crash reconstruction and analysis activities requiring measurements and performance of speed/acceleration calculations. Additional activities simulating criminal investigations will be used to teach scientific knowledge related to anatomy, biology, and chemistry. Oral and written communication skills should be reinforced through activities that model public relations and crime prevention efforts as well as the preparation of police reports.
Students will study four areas: Survey of criminal Justice, Intro to Traffic Control, Intro to Criminology, Criminal Investigation
Students will participate in physical training on a weekly basis, and experience a variety of scenarios . The class has a variety of guest speakers/instructors who are working professionals in their given fields.