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Law & Public Safety

Law Enforcement teacher instructing student in police patrol carThe Law, Public Safety and Security instructional program prepares students to perform technical services involved in planning, organizing, researching, directing and controlling functions and process related to the provision of Law, Public Safety and Security Services. (Each course is a year long divided into two semesters.)

*Students should choose two (2) or more year long courses offered in this program in order to complete a course sequence to be considered a Concentrator
Note: These are the courses that are offered for the current school year. However, classes and locations are based on student enrollment and subject to cancellation if they do not meet minimum participation requirements.

Law Enforcement 1-2
This course is a career-based class that will introduce students to the basic concepts of the civil and criminal judicial systems. Special emphasis will be placed on physical conditioning, discipline and basic law enforcement principles and practices in daily life.

Prerequisite: None
Credit: 1
Grade: 9-12
Location: Valley Vista High School


Law Enforcement 3-4
This course prepares students to apply academic and technical knowledge and skills to a variety of settings within law enforcement. Students will be exposed to various aspects of law enforcement. Participation in the Police Explorer Program is encouraged. Students will be subjected to a background check and fingerprinting as a part of this course.

Prerequisite: Law Enforcement 1-2
Credit: 1
Grade: 10-12
Location: Valley Vista High School


Law Enforcement 5-6
This course prepares students to apply advanced technical knowledge and skills to a variety of settings within law enforcement. Students will be exposed to various aspects of law enforcement administrative functions. Participation in the Explorer Program is encouraged. Students will be subjected to a background check and fingerprinting as a part of this course.

Prerequisite: Law Enforcement 3-4
Credit: 1
Grade: 11-12
Location: Valley Vista High School


Law, Public Safety & Security Internship
This one-semester course will allow CTE students who have completed the program sequence to experience on-the-job training in a career path. Requirements include three weeks of classroom instruction in job preparation and application and 80 hours per semester of on the job field work. Artifacts include a complete portfolio, two employer evaluations, two instructor field evaluations, a final, written summary and reflection. Students must provide their own transportation to the internship site.

Prerequisite: Application
Credit: .5 /Repeatable
Grade: 12
Location: Valley Vista High School
 
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