1035 Introduction to Law Enforcement

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					                                                    21st Century Standards Profile
                                                            Public Safety

Course Title: Introduction to Law Enforcement                                                                   WVEIS Code 1035

Student’s Name______________________________________________________________________________________________


Course Description: This area of study is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills needed in the law enforcement
field. Students will utilize problem-solving techniques and participate in hands-on activities to develop an understanding of course
concepts. Teachers should provide each student with real world learning opportunities and instruction related to criminal justice
occupations. Students are encouraged to become active members of the student organization, Skills USA. The West Virginia Standards
for 21st Century Learning include the following components: 21 st Century Content Standards and 21st Century Learning Skills and
Technology Tools. All West Virginia teachers are responsible for classroom instruction that integrates learning skills, technology tools,
and content standards and objectives.

Level of Competence:
    Above Mastery: The student demonstrates exceptional and exemplary performance with distinctive and sophisticated
       application of knowledge and skills that exceed standard. The student can independently solve problems and is self-directed.

      Mastery: The student demonstrates competent and proficient performance and shows a thorough and effective application of
       knowledge and skills that meet standard. Application of knowledge and skills is thorough and effective and the student can work

      Partial Mastery: The student demonstrates basic but inconsistent performance of fundamental knowledge and skills
       characterized by errors and/or omissions. Performance needs further development and supervision.



           Content Standards and Objectives                                                     Date        Comments

Standard 1: History and Organization
Objectives       The student will

HS.O.ILE.1.1     discover the history of municipal, state,
                 and federal law enforcement entities in
                 the United States.
HS.O.ILE.1.2     assess the role of the United States
                 Constitution in relation to the
                 development and implementation of the
                 mission of law enforcement
HS.O.ILE.1.3     explore the four main categories of law
                 enforcement agencies.
HS.O.ILE.1.4     examine the function of municipal police
HS.O.ILE.1.5     articulate how the function of a Sheriff’s
                 office differs from other police agencies.
HS.O.ILE.1.6     examine the function of state police
HS.O.ILE.1.7     explore the function of the FBI and
                 other federal law enforcement
HS.O.ILE.1.8     articulate the function of multi-
                 jurisdictional task forces.
Standard 2: Major Components of Law Enforcement Organizations
HS.O.ILE.2.1     determine the role and responsibilities
                 of administration in law enforcement
HS.O.ILE.2.2     examine the role and responsibilities of
                 patrol units.
HS.O.ILE.2.3     assess the role and responsibilities of
                 the detective unit.
HS.O.ILE.2.4     explore the role and responsibilities of
                 the internal affairs.
HS.O.ILE.2.5     determine the role and responsibilities
                 of drug task forces and narcotics units.
HS.O.ILE.2.6     examine the role and responsibilities of
                 the vice unit.

Standard 3: Implications of Criminal and Civil Law
HS.O.ILE.3.1     examine the effects of the First
                 Amendment on law enforcement.
HS.O.ILE.3.2     articulate how the operations and
                 processes of the civil justice system
                 differ from the criminal justice system.
HS.O.ILE.3.3     explore Supreme Court decisions that
                 have implications for law enforcement
HS.O.ILE.3.4     apply civil law enforcement procedures
                 to serve writs, warrants, and summons.
HS.O.ILE.3.5     assess the impact of state and federal
                 law pertaining to alcohol and beverage
                 control laws on law enforcement
HS.O.ILE.3.6     assess the implications of the Hate
                 Crime Statistics Act of 1990 on the
                 duties performed by law enforcement
HS.O.ILE.3.7     determine the legal issues created
                 when working with juvenile suspects.
Standard 4: Law Enforcement Procedures
HS.O.ILE.4.1     demonstrate appropriate techniques
                 used by law enforcement officers in
                 crisis negotiations.
HS.O.ILE.4.2     employ appropriate crowd management
HS.O.ILE.4.3     simulate a response to domestic
                 violence calls using appropriate
HS.O.ILE.4.4     apply proper procedures to respond to
                 various types of motor vehicle stops
                 (including DUI).

HS.O.ILE.4.5     simulate proper procedures used by law
                 enforcement officers in dealing with
                 explosive and hazardous material
HS.O.ILE.4.6     determine the proper procedures used
                 by law enforcement officers to safely
                 transport a person in custody.
HS.O.ILE.4.7     execute proper procedures to respond
                 to a crime in progress.
HS.O.ILE.4.8     demonstrate proper procedures to
                 investigate and document a motor
                 vehicle accident.
HS.O.ILE.4.9     use appropriate techniques to
                 investigate a crime involving child
                 abuse or neglect.
HS.O.ILE.4.10    utilize appropriate techniques to
                 investigate a crime involving sexual
HS.O.ILE.4.11    determine appropriate techniques to
                 investigate crimes involving narcotics
                 and other drugs.
Standard 5: Law Enforcement Equipment
HS.O.ILE.5.1     demonstrate the use of various types of
                 equipment found in a dispatch center.
HS.O.ILE.5.2     determine the physical and mental skills
                 required to operate a motor vehicle in
                 the law enforcement environment.
HS.O.ILE.5.3     demonstrate the ability to correctly
                 operate RADAR speed-measuring
Standard 6: Safety, Health and the Law Enforcement Environment
HS.O.ILE.6.1     determine the role of first responder to
                 a scene with injuries.
HS.O.ILE.6.2     demonstrate emergency procedures to
                 control bleeding.

HS.O.ILE.6.3      simulate the use of OSHA
                  recommended equipment that should
                  be utilized when exposed to bleeding.
HS.O.ILE.6.4      execute emergency procedures for
                  treating burns.
HS.O.ILE.6.5      use emergency procedures for treating
                  shock and severe shock.
HS.O.ILE.6.6      employ emergency procedures for
                  treating broken bones.
HS.O.ILE.6.7      administer emergency procedures for
                  treating poisoning.
HS.O.ILE.6.8      demonstrate emergency procedures for
                  treating heat and cold exposure.
HS.O.ILE.6.9      determine situations in which it would
                  be legal to discontinue CPR.
HS.O.ILE.6.10     explore regulations imposed by federal
                  and state agencies, such as OSHA, on
                  the law enforcement workplace.
HS.O.ILE.6.11     examine the impacts of federal
                  employment law, such as EEO and
                  ADA, on the law enforcement
Standard 7: Written Communication in Law Enforcement
HS.O.ILE.7.1      assess the uses of law enforcement
HS.O.ILE.7.2      prepare elements of initial reports,
                  continuation reports, and supplemental
HS.O.ILE.7.3      demonstrate the proper procedure for
                  taking field notes in a criminal
HS.O.ILE.7.4      transcribe an audio interview into a
                  written statement.

HS.O.ILE.7.5     determine the appropriate information
                 that should be included in a police
                 incident report.
HS.O.ILE.7.6     complete a criminal investigative report
                 using proper procedure.
HS.O.ILE.7.7     prepare a letter requesting information.
HS.O.ILE.7.8     construct a press release for a criminal
Standard 8: Ethics and Legal Responsibilities
HS.O.ILE.8.1     explore the dynamics of integrity as it
                 relates to law enforcement.
HS.O.ILE.8.2     assess strategies to enhance public
HS.O.ILE.8.3     demonstrate the appropriate methods
                 for intervention with mentally impaired
HS.O.ILE.8.4     examine the legal authority an officer
                 has and actions an officer should take
                 when working with a person who is
                 dangerous to themselves or others.
HS.O.ILE.8.5     examine the five levels of force.
HS.O.ILE.8.6     survey the guidelines and restrictions
                 imposed by the federal and state
                 government related to use of deadly
HS.O.ILE.8.7     simulate the appropriate level of force
                 when dealing with deadly and non-
                 deadly force situations.
HS.O.ILE.8.8     assess the criminal and civil
                 consequences a law enforcement
                 officer may face by violating a citizen’s
                 constitutional rights.
Standard 9: Law Enforcement and the Community

HS.O.ILE.9.1     examine programs that teach the public
                 about crime prevention and enhance
                 the public’s awareness of crime
                 (including DUI).
HS.O.ILE.9.2     explore programs that collaborate with
                 various community groups in reducing
                 the effects of crime.
HS.O.ILE.9.3     assess methods of cross-agency
                 collaboration that address family
HS.O.ILE.9.4     survey how law enforcement officers
                 interact with victims and the public to
                 promote concern for persons with
                 disabilities and other specific groups of
Standard 10: Participating in the Student Organization
HS.O.ILE.10.1    execute the purposes and goals of the
                 student/professional organization.
HS.O.ILE.10.2    outline the benefits and responsibilities
                 of participation in
                 student/professional/civic organization
                 as an adult.
HS.O.ILE.10.3    demonstrate leadership skills through
                 participation in
                 student/professional/civic organization
                 activities such as meetings, programs,
                 and projects.

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