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   Course: Criminal Justice I & II                                 Course Number: 8702/8703

Textbook: Criminal Justice Today; Enforcing Ethics; Drugs & the Human Body

       Required Fee/Supplies: $10.00              Student Organization: SkillsUSA

              Prerequisite:
   Dual Enrollment Credit: Yes
    Industry Certification:

I. COURSE DESCRIPTION
Students learn the principles, techniques, and practices for pursuing careers within the criminal
justice services system.

II. COURSE CONTENT

                                   Task Area                                          Days
Practicing Safety                                                                       5
Introducing the Criminal Justice System                                                 10
Investigating Criminal Justice Careers                                                  60
Understanding the Rule of Law                                                           65
Exploring Policing                                                                     120
Exploring the Courts                                                                    25
Exploring Corrections                                                                   15
Applying Criminal Justice Communication Skills                                          40
Understanding Juvenile Justice                                                          20

                                                                          Total        360

III.      EVALUATION/GRADE PROCEDURES
1.            Daily grade for oral participation, current events and conduct        25%
              Class work, homework, quizzes and other written work                  25%
              Tests and major projects                                              50%




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                         Criminal Justice I & II - Competency List

Student Name _________________________               School Year _______________________

School ______________________________

                                   Criminal Justice
                           TASKS/COMPETENCIES                                         Date   Rating
  Practicing Safety
• TDI8702-04.001 Follow general safety procedures.
• TDI8702-04.002 Identify school safety policies and procedures.
• TDI8702-04.003 Identify equipment safety rules and procedures.
  Introducing the Criminal Justice System
• TDI8702-04.004 Describe the elements of the criminal justice system.
• TDI8702-04.005 Place the criminal justice system within the structure of the
federal, state, and local governments.
• TDI8702-04.006 Describe the historical bases of the American criminal justice
system.
  Investigating Criminal Justice Careers
• TDI8702-04.007 Describe occupations related to criminal justice.
• TDI8702-04.008 Identify employment requirements for various occupations in the
criminal justice field.
• TDI8702-04.009 Identify both the personal and professional ethics associated with
criminal justice professions.
• TDI8702-04.010 Explain constitutional limits and guarantees upon the
performance of duties by criminal justice personnel.
  TDI8702-04.011 Explain how criminal justice/corrections personnel can protect
themselves from civil liability.
• TDI8702-04.012 Participate in course activities sponsored by the student
organization (e.g., meetings, programs, and other projects).
• TDI8702-04.013 Map certification and educational opportunities.
  TDI8702-04.014 Research and read criminal justice trade literature.
  Understanding the Rule of Law
• TDI8702-04.015 Differentiate among criminal, civil, and case law.
• TDI8702-04.016 Define "crime."
• TDI8702-04.017 Identify felonies and misdemeanors, including traffic violations.
• TDI8702-04.018 Identify crimes associated with narcotics and controlled
substances.
• TDI8702-04.019 Identify crimes against children as defined by Virginia law,
including child pornography.
• TDI8702-04.020 Identify traffic codes and criminal violations, using the Code of
Virginia.
  TDI8702-04.021 Identify crimes against persons and crimes against property.
• TDI8702-04.022 Define "probable cause," and explain how it might be
established.
• TDI8702-04.023 Demonstrate procedures for obtaining and executing a search

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warrant.
• TDI8702-04.024 Explain conditions under which searches and seizures may be
conducted.
• TDI8702-04.025 Define "rules of evidence," and explain their importance.
• TDI8702-04.026 Define "probable cause to arrest."
• TDI8702-04.027 Describe the conditions that distinguish arrest from other police-
citizen encounters.
• TDI8702-04.028 Identify the constitutional rights of persons placed under arrest.
• TDI8702-04.029 Explain the proper procedure for searches during the course of
an arrest.
  Exploring Policing
• TDI8702-04.030 Define the elements of force continuum.
• TDI8702-04.031 Describe factors an officer must consider when faced with the
use of deadly force.
• TDI8702-04.032 Describe standards required for the handling and use of deadly
weapons.
  TDI8702-04.033 Identify the basic principles of unarmed confrontation, including
handcuffing, defenses against physical attack, and verbal defenses.
• TDI8702-04.034 Identify the initial responsibilities of officers responding to
emergencies.
• TDI8702-04.035 Perform basic first aid.
• TDI8702-04.036 Demonstrate CPR techniques.
• TDI8702-04.037 Describe procedures for operating an emergency vehicle.
• TDI8702-04.038 Describe the purposes and objectives of traffic regulations.
• TDI8702-04.039 Describe the officer's roles in the enforcement of traffic laws and
the investigation of traffic violations.
  TDI8702-04.040 Explain procedures for DUI/DUID investigation and arrest.
  TDI8702-04.041 Demonstrate standard techniques for traffic direction.
• TDI8702-04.042 Demonstrate procedures for investigating a traffic accident.
• TDI8702-04.043 Identify patrol methods.
  TDI8702-04.044 Describe techniques for vehicle stops.
• TDI8702-04.045 Discuss effective handling of domestic disputes.
• TDI8702-04.046 Identify high-risk situations an officer may face.
• TDI8702-04.047 Identify the investigating officer's tasks when working on
criminal cases.
• TDI8702-04.048 Define "crime prevention."
• TDI8702-04.049 Discuss methods for protecting persons.
• TDI8702-04.050 Discuss methods for protecting assets.
• TDI8702-04.051 Identify local programs aimed at reducing crime in the streets, in
schools, or in neighborhoods.
• TDI8702-04.052 Explore the responsibility of the student when hearing of
potential danger and/or threats to other students or the school.
• TDI8702-04.053 Discuss community policing.
  Exploring the Courts
• TDI8702-04.054 Identify organizational structure and responsibilities of federal,
state, and local courts.
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• TDI8702-04.055 Identify bail, arraignment, preliminary hearing, indictment, and
trial in a criminal case.
• TDI8702-04.056 Describe the roles of the judge, bailiff, prosecuting attorney,
defense attorney, and jury.
• TDI8702-04.057 Discuss professional demeanor in court.
  TDI8702-04.058 Describe the sentencing process.
  Exploring Corrections
• TDI8702-04.059 Describe procedures for safe transport of prisoners.
  TDI8702-04.060 Demonstrate the use of temporary restraints.
  TDI8702-04.061 Review procedures for booking a prisoner into the jail or lockup.
• TDI8702-04.062 Explain the concept of prisoner rights and their effect on the
treatment of inmates.
  TDI8702-04.063 Identify minimum standards for local jails and lockups.
  Applying Criminal Justice Communication Skills
• TDI8702-04.064 Describe the importance of good communication skills to the
success of a criminal justice officer.
• TDI8702-04.065 Identify observation and surveillance techniques.
• TDI8702-04.066 Give clear and concise descriptions of persons, places, and
incidents.
• TDI8702-04.067 Respond to oral and written requests.
• TDI8702-04.068 Write a report based on notes.
• TDI8702-04.069 Demonstrate effective telephone and radio techniques.
• TDI8702-04.070 Explain the vital role of computers in the officer's job.
• TDI8702-04.071 Identify types of information available through state and national
crime information/communication systems.
• TDI8702-04.072 Identify community resources/agencies to which citizens can be
referred.
  Understanding Juvenile Justice
• TDI8702-04.073 Describe the scope of authority of the Juvenile Court of Virginia.
• TDI8702-04.074 Identify constitutional guarantees affecting juveniles taken into
custody.
• TDI8702-04.075 Outline the stages of a typical juvenile case from arrest through
adjudication.
• TDI8702-04.076 Describe dispositions available through Juvenile Court.
• TDI8702-04.077 Explain procedures for handling juveniles' records.
  Examining All Aspects of Industry
• Planning
• Management
• Finance
• Technical and Production Skills
• Underlying Principles of Technology
• Labor Issues
• Community Issues
• Health, Safety, and Environmental Issues



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...RATING SCALE...
1 - Can teach others
2 - Can perform without supervision
3 - Can perform with limited supervision
4 - Can perform with supervision
5 - Cannot perform


Teacher’s signature ______________________________________________




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                       Criminal Justice I & II - Related Standards of Learning
   English
       The student will read and interpret informational materials.
           a. Analyze and apply the information contained in warranties, contracts, job descriptions,
               technical descriptions, and other informational sources, including labels, warnings, manuals,
10.4           directions, applications, and forms, to complete specific tasks.
           b. Skim manuals or informational sources to locate information.
           c. Compare and contrast product information contained in advertisements with that found in
               instruction manuals and warranties.
       The student will develop a variety of writing, with an emphasis on exposition.
           a. Generate, gather, plan and organize ideas for writing.
           b. Elaborate ideas clearly through word choice and vivid description.
10.7       c. Write clear, varied sentences.
           d. Organize ideas into a logical sequence.
           e. Revise writing for clarity of content and presentation.
           f. Proofread and prepare final product for intended audience and purpose.
       The student will read and analyze a variety of informational materials.
           a. Use information from texts to clarify or refine understanding of academic concepts.
           b. Read and follow directions to complete an application for college admission, for a
               scholarship, or for employment.
11.4
           c. Apply concepts and use vocabulary in informational and technical materials to complete a
               task.
           d. Generalize ideas from selections to make predictions about other texts.
           e. Analyze information from a text to draw conclusions.
       The student will write in a variety of forms, with an emphasis on persuasion.
           a. Generate, gather, plan, and organize ideas for writing.
           b. Develop a focus for writing
           c. Evaluate and cite applicable information.
11.7       d. Organize ideas in a logical manner.
           e. Elaborate ideas clearly and accurately.
           f. Adapt content, vocabulary, voice, and tone to audience, purpose, and situation.
           g. Revise writing for accuracy and depth of information.
           h. Proofread final copy and prepare document for intended audience or purpose.
       The student will write, revise, and edit personal, professional, and informational correspondence to a
       standard acceptable in the workplace and higher education.
           a. Apply a variety of planning strategies to generate and organize ideas.
11.9       b. Organize information to support purpose and form of writing.
           c. Present information in a logical manner.
           d. Revise writing for clarity.
           e. Use technology to access information, organize ideas, and develop writing.
       The student will develop expository and informational writings.
           a. Generate, gather, and organize ideas for writing.
           b. Consider audience and purpose when planning for writing.
           c. Write analytically about literary, informational, and visual materials.
12.7       d. Elaborate ideas clearly and accurately.
           e. Revise writing for depth of information and technique of presentation.
           f. Apply grammatical conventions to edit writing for correct use of language, spelling,
               punctuation, and capitalization.
           g. Proofread final copy and prepare document for publication or submission.
   History and Social Science
         The student will demonstrate knowledge of the issues involved in the creation and ratification of the
VUS.5
         United States Constitution and how the principles of limited government, consent of the governed,
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       and the social contract are embodied in it by
           a. explaining the origins of the Constitution, including the Articles of Confederation;
           b. identifying the major compromises necessary to produce the Constitution, and the roles of
               James Madison and George Washington;
           c. describing the conflict over ratification, including the Bill of Rights and the arguments of
               the Federalists and Anti-Federalists;
           d. examining the significance of the Virginia Declaration of Rights and the Virginia Statute
               for Religious Freedom in the framing of the Bill of Rights.
       The student will demonstrate knowledge of the political philosophies that shaped the development
       of Virginia and United States constitutional government by
           a. describing the development of Athenian democracy and the Roman republic;
           b. explaining the influence of the Magna Carta, the English Petition of Rights, and the English
GOVT
               Bill of Rights;
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           c. examining the writings of Hobbes, Locke, and Montesquieu;
           d. explaining the guarantee of the rights of Englishmen set forth in the charters of the Virginia
               Company of London;
           e. analyzing the natural rights philosophies expressed in the Declaration of Independence.
       The student will demonstrate knowledge of the concepts of democracy by
           a. recognizing the fundamental worth and dignity of the individual;
GOVT       b. recognizing the equality of all citizens under the law;
.3         c. recognizing majority rule and minority rights;
           d. recognizing the necessity of compromise;
           e. recognizing the freedom of the individual.
       The student will demonstrate knowledge of the organization and powers of the national government
GOVT   by
.7         a. examining the legislative, executive, and judicial branches;
           b. analyzing the relationship between the three branches in a system of checks and balances.
       The student will demonstrate knowledge of the organization and powers of the state and local
       governments described in the Constitution of Virginia by
GOVT
           a. examining the legislative, executive, and judicial branches;
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           b. examining the structure and powers of local governments: county, city, and town;
           c. analyzing the relationship among state and local governments.
       The student will demonstrate knowledge of the operation of the federal judiciary by
           a. explaining the jurisdiction of the federal courts;
GOVT       b. examining how John Marshall established the Supreme Court as an independent, co-equal
.10            branch of government through his opinions in Marbury v. Madison;
           c. describing how the Supreme Court decides cases;
           d. comparing the philosophies of judicial activism and judicial restraint.
       The student will demonstrate knowledge of civil liberties and civil rights by
           a. examining the Bill of Rights, with emphasis on First Amendment freedoms;
GOVT       b. analyzing due process of law expressed in the 5th and 14th Amendments;
.11        c. explaining selective incorporation of the Bill of Rights;
           d. exploring the balance between individual liberties and the public interest;
           e. explaining every citizen's right to be treated equally under the law.
       The student will demonstrate knowledge of personal character traits that facilitate thoughtful and
       effective participation in civic life by
           a. practicing trustworthiness and honesty;
GOVT
           b. practicing courtesy and respect for the rights of others;
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           c. practicing responsibility, accountability, and self-reliance;
           d. practicing respect for the law;
           e. practicing patriotism.
GOVT   The student will understand that thoughtful and effective participation in civic life is characterized
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.18     by
          a. obeying the law and paying taxes;
          b. serving as a juror;
          c. participating in the political process;
          d. performing public service;
          e. keeping informed about current issues;
          f. respecting differing opinions in a diverse society.
  Mathematics
     The student will represent verbal quantitative situations algebraically and evaluate these expressions
A.2 for given replacement values of the variables. Students will choose an appropriate computational
     technique, such as mental mathematics, calculator, or paper and pencil.
     The student will analyze a relation to determine whether a direct variation exists and represent it
A.18
     algebraically and graphically, if possible.




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                        Criminal Justice I & II - SOL Correlation by Task

TDI8702-   Describe the elements of the criminal justice History and Social Science: GOVT.7
04.004     system.
TDI8702-   Place the criminal justice system within the    History and Social Science: GOVT.7, GOVT.8,
04.005     structure of the federal, state, and local      GOVT.10
           governments.
TDI8702-   Describe the historical bases of the            History and Social Science: VUS.5, GOVT.2,
04.006     American criminal justice system.               GOVT.11
TDI8702-   Identify employment requirements for            English: 10.4
04.008     various occupations in the criminal justice
           field.
TDI8702-   Identify both the personal and professional     History and Social Science: GOVT.17
04.009     ethics associated with criminal justice
           professions.
TDI8702-   Explain constitutional limits and guarantees History and Social Science: GOVT.11
04.010     upon the performance of duties by criminal
           justice personnel.
TDI8702-   Research and read criminal justice trade        English: 11.4
04.014     literature.                                     History and Social Science: GOVT.18
TDI8702-   Differentiate among criminal, civil, and case   History and Social Science: GOVT.10
04.015     law.
TDI8702-   Identify traffic codes and criminal violations, English: 10.4, 11.4
04.020     using the Code of Virginia.
TDI8702-   Define "probable cause," and explain how it     History and Social Science: GOVT.3
04.022     might be established.
TDI8702-   Demonstrate procedures for obtaining and        History and Social Science: GOVT.3
04.023     executing a search warrant.
TDI8702-   Define "probable cause to arrest."              History and Social Science: GOVT.3
04.026
TDI8702-   Identify the constitutional rights of persons   History and Social Science: GOVT.3, GOVT.11
04.028     placed under arrest.
TDI8702-   Explain the proper procedure for searches       History and Social Science: GOVT.3
04.029     during the course of an arrest.
TDI8702-   Demonstrate procedures for investigating a      Mathematics: A.2, A.18
04.042     traffic accident.
TDI8702-   Identify organizational structure and           History and Social Science: GOVT.7, GOVT.8,
04.054     responsibilities of federal, state, and local   GOVT.10
           courts.
TDI8702-   Identify bail, arraignment, preliminary         English: 11.4
04.055     hearing, indictment, and trial in a criminal
           case.
TDI8702-   Review procedures for booking a prisoner        English: 10.4, 11.4
04.061     into the jail or lockup.
TDI8702-   Explain the concept of prisoner rights and      History and Social Science: GOVT.3, GOVT.11
04.062     their effect on the treatment of inmates.
TDI8702-   Write a report based on notes.                  English: 10.7, 11.7, 11.9, 12.7
04.068
TDI8702-   Identify constitutional guarantees affecting    History and Social Science: GOVT.11
04.074     juveniles taken into custody.
TDI8702-   Outline the stages of a typical juvenile case   English: 10.7, 11.7
04.075     from arrest through adjudication.




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