Course Catalog - Law Enforcement

Marshall Law & Medical Services High School

Law Enforcement

Public Services Endorsement

PR: Prerequisite   |   CR: Credit for Course   |   SEM: Semesters   |   LC: Local Credit


(It is recommended students follow the program of study sequence level 1-4 as outlined by TEA.)

 

Principles of Law, Public Safety, Corrections, and Security M (9-10) #8570

Principles of Law, Public Safety, Corrections, and Security D (9-10) #8571

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.

SEM: 2 CR: 1

 

Law Enforcement I M (10-12) #8573

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. PR: Prin. of Law, Public Safety, Corr,& Security

SEM: 2 CR: 1

 

Law Enforcement II M (11-12) #8574

Law Enforcement II provides the knowledge and skills necessary to prepare for a career in law enforcement. This course includes the ethical and legal responsibilities, operation of police and emergency telecommunication equipment, and courtroom testimony.

SEM: 2 CR: 1

 

Criminal Investigations M (11-12) #8576

Students will understand basic functions of criminal investigations and procedures and will learn how to investigate or follow up during investigations. Students will learn terminology and investigative procedures related to criminal investigation, crime scene processing, evidence collection, fingerprinting, and courtroom presentation. Through case studies and simulated crime scenes, students will collect and analyze evidence such as fingerprint analysis, bodily fluids, hairs, fibers, shoe and tire impressions, bite marks, drugs, tool marks, firearms and ammunition, blood spatter, digital evidence, and other types of evidence.

SEM: 2 CR: 1

 

Law Enforcement II M (11-12) #8574

The Law, Public Safety, Corrections, and Security Career Cluster focuses on planning, managing, and providing legal services, public safety, protective services, and homeland security, including professional and technical support services. NISD Volunteer Background Check may be required.

SEM: 2 CR: 2