Courses of Study: Law, Public Safety, Corrections, and Security

Law, Public Safety, Corrections, and Security, Grade 9 - 12, Introduction to Criminal Justice, 2009

1.) Describe career opportunities in the criminal justice system.

•  Identifying leadership opportunities, benefits, and awards available through participation in Career and Technical Student Organization (CTSO) events
•  Demonstrating procedures for obtaining employment, including developing a résumé, completing a job application, and participating in a mock interview
2.) Interpret the code of ethics for the criminal justice system.

3.) Explain how political, moral, and economic concerns lead to the development of laws.

•  Differentiating state and federal laws
•  Describing the impact of local ordinances
4.) Compare federal, state, and municipal ordinances.

•  Describing Alabama's court system
5.) Describe the role of individuals involved in the trial process.

6.) Identify programs and agencies within the juvenile justice system.

•  Identifying law enforcement procedures related for juvenile delinquent offenders
7.) Evaluate federal, state, and local correctional systems.

•  Describing various types of community-based programs provided by correctional systems
•  Identify factors that may affect human relations in criminal justice operations within culturally diverse communities.