Grade 15 - Law, Public Safety, Corrections & Security
California Principles of Law, Public Safety, Corrections, and Security 1 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 four units, plus four 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.