Law & Public Safety

Law and Public Safety

This is a two year program in which students will explore the Criminal Justice pathway, the history, organization, and functions of local, state, and federal law enforcement, and foundational concepts of firefighting safety and emergency medical services. Students will learn criminal behavior and apply constitutional and criminal law to crime and punishment. Law enforcement terminology, classifications, and elements of crime, and how court systems are used to judge and punish offenders will be explored. Students will learn self-defense and subject control techniques, methods to conduct patrols, surveillance, and traffic procedures. Students will understand the ethical and legal responsibilities of police officers on patrol. Additionally, students will learn the operations of police and emergency telecommunication systems.