Grade 15 - Law, Public Safety, Corrections & Security

Texas Principles of Law, Public Safety, Corrections, and Security A - Semester 1 (Credit: 0.50)

This one-semester course is intended as a practical, hands-on guide to help you understand the functioning of law enforcement agencies, courts, the correctional system, and security and emergency agencies. This course has 15 lessons organized into 4 units, plus 4 Unit Activities. Each lesson contains one or more Lesson Activities. This course covers the history and development of criminal law in the United States, court procedures, the role of law enforcement agencies and private security in public safety, and the role of fire fighters and emergency responders. It also covers the ethical and legal responsibilities and working conditions in law enforcement and security.