Law Enforcement 1 – 9266

Grade: 11, 12 Credits: 2 Type: Practical Art

School: CACC

This course examines the history of policing in the United States and provides an overview of the relationship between law enforcement and society. It includes an examination of the duties of law enforcement officers, operations of police agencies, community relations, police subculture and the need to conform to constitutional procedures. You will examine the development and function of the criminal justice system and the interrelationships between the police, courts, juvenile, corrections systems and other related fields.

You will participate in hands-on application experiences, including vehicle stops, traffic enforcement, patrol tactics, evidence collection and handling, pedestrian checks, bias crimes and other investigative work. Athletic clothing is required to participate in physical training. After completing this course, you may pursue immediate employment or continue education in careers related to law enforcement, crime scene investigation, forensic science, corrections, private security, legal studies or other related fields. Every student will have an opportunity to advance personal and professional skills through participation in SkillsUSA.

Related: Law and Order, Forensic Science, Psychology
Enrollment Note: Course enrollment will begin with the 11th, followed by the 12th grade.