Law Enforcement (CTE)

7370 Semester

Grades 10-12

Prerequisite: None.

This course will give students an in-depth study of the various aspects of law enforcement. Topics will include: law enforcement history, the criminal justice system and trial proceedings, the corrections system, the juvenile justice system, arrest procedures, policies, and the ethics of law enforcement. Students will gain an understanding of the procedures relating to traffic investigations and evidence collection. A study will also be made of patrol tactics and investigative work. Law enforcement as an occupation will also be discussed. Field trips and guest presenters will be scheduled as the various subjects are presented.