TEKS-ALIGNED COURSE

Law Enforcement I

ABOUT THE COURSE

The Law Enforcement I course is an overview of the history, organization and functions of local, state and federal law enforcement. Students will understand the role of constitutional law at local, state and federal levels; the U.S. legal system; criminal law; and law enforcement terminology and the classification and elements of crime.

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ico_totallessons.svg Total Lessons 31
ico_gradelevel.svg Grade Level 10-12
ico_projact.svg Projects & Activities 223
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FEATURED EXPERTS

James W. Childers, Ph.D.
Professor of Forensic Science,

Gary P. Cochran
Captain (Ret.), Baytown Police Department

Kirk Bonsal
Captain, Harris County Constables Office

Justin Mitchan
Traffic Enforcement Officer, Mont Belvieu Police Department

SAMPLE LESSON | Community-Oriented Policing

Each lesson includes media-rich presentations, a pre-made lesson plan, assessments and engaging real-world projects and activities. To get an idea of what iCEV offers, explore the sample lesson and resources below.

COURSE LESSONS

  • Employability Skills        
  • Public Safety Systems & Agencies        
  • Ethical Practices in Law, Public Safety, Corrections & Security         
  • Criminal Justice Terminology   
  • Crime Defined    
  • Criminal Law History & Development 
  • Types of Criminal Defenses      
  • U.S. Constitution Basics  
  • Law Enforcement & The Constitution
  • Criminal Justice & Court Systems      
  • Laws & Codes in Texas  
  • Communication in Law Enforcement  
  • Listening 101     
  • Written Reports in Law Enforcement  
  • Community-Oriented Policing  
  • Traffic Accidents: Laws & Documents  
  • Traffic Accidents: Investigation
  • Crime Scene Documentation    
  • Crime Scene Sketching  
  • Evidence Collection: Procedures
  • Evidence Collection: Laws & Regulation  
  • Handling Drugs in Law Enforcement  
  • Handling Family Violence in Law Enforcement          
  • Victims & Witnesses       
  • Juveniles in the Criminal Justice System   
  • Vehicle Traffic Stops      
  • Impaired Driving Laws  
  • Tactical Entry     
  • Arrest Procedure           
  • Use of Force        
  • Custody & Interrogation