Principles of Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security A / B
This is a two-semester course. The first-semester is intended as a practical, hands-on guide to help you understand the functioning of law enforcement agencies, courts, the correctional system, and security and emergency agencies. The first semester covers the history and development of criminal law in the United States, court procedures, the role of law enforcement agencies and private security in public safety, and the role of fire fighters and emergency responders. It also covers the ethical and legal responsibilities and working conditions in law enforcement and security. The second-semester is intended as a practical, hands-on guide to help you understand the personal, professional, and technological skills required by professionals working in the field of law, public safety, corrections, and security. The second semester also covers communication skills, math skills, and work ethics. It also covers job acquisition skills, career advancement skills, and other important professional skills and qualities required at the workplace.