The Campbell Law and Justice Program offers 3 classes: Introduction to Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security, Criminal Justice Essentials, and Criminal Investigations.
Introduction to Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security examines the basic concepts of law related to citizens’ rights and responsibilities. Students will also receive instruction on critical skills including: communication, conflict resolution, ethics, basic firefighting, report writing, and civil and criminal law.
Criminal Justice Essentials provides an overview of the criminal justice system. Students will receive instruction historical perspectives of law, the criminal justice structure, criminal law, constitutional law, and basic law enforcement skills. The course ends with a mock trial.
Criminal Investigations provides students with an opportunity to explore the basic processes and principles of a criminal investigation. Students will learn the legal responsibilities and challenges of the patrol officer, investigator, and crime scene technician at a crime scene. Students will learn the importance of preserving and documenting the crime scene along with the identification, collection, and processing of evidence and the contribution to the criminal investigation.
Students who pass the three courses will have an opportunity to take the NOCTI Criminal Investigations End of Pathway Assessment. www.nocti.org/BlueprintCategoryLinks.cfm?category=Law,%20Public%20Safety,%20Corrections%20%26%20Security
Students and parents can keep up with materials, assignments, important dates by visiting the page that corresponds with their current course. Please email Coach Kimball at firstname.lastname@example.org or Mr. Chalfant at email@example.com if you have any questions or concerns.