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34 resources with the concept law enforcement

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Exploring Solutions to Address Radical Disparity Concerns

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The deaths of Michael Brown, Eric Garner, and Tamir Rice, and the protests that followed the 2014 shootings, are the focus of a current-events activity that asks class members to brainstorm and research possible strategies to address the...
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On This Day: Branch Davidian Standoff

For Students 6th - Higher Ed Standards
When David Koresh and his followers refused to let a group of federal agent search their compound for illegal weapons, a firefight that eventually ended in the deaths of dozens of people ensued. What could law enforcement have done to...
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Criminal Justice in America

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The allure of true crime television shows often leads to intrigue of the criminal justice system. Using a six-unit curriculum, learners explore criminology and the justice system in the United States. Topics include the police, trial...
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Surveillance

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Big Brother is always watching you! Scholars analyze the impact security cameras have on the legal system in a democracy. Primary documentation, case studies, and video clips investigate the use of video in prosecution and provide an...
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More than Skin Deep

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
From crime to paternity, DNA fingerprinting has revolutionized how the world views inherited traits. Science sleuths investigate the facts about DNA profiling through a variety of activities. The Teacher's Guide includes printable...
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Incarcerated America

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
A review of the rule of law in American society would be incomplete without an exploration of the types of consequences that exist for breaking the law. Learners discover the various punishments for convicted persons in the United...
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Police Officer’s 101

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
What characteristics does an effective police officer have? Your young citizens will explore the roles of police officers and/or SRO's in their community by participating in an acting activity, whereby they will be given a particular...
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Sample Test: Law, Past & Present

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
From the Magna Carta. Code of Hammurabi, and common law to today's special interest groups and law enforcement agencies, test your young historians on the evolution of the rule of law in society with this multiple choice assessment.
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Judges in the Classroom

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Class members explore the process of a disposition hearing for juveniles, particularly looking at how the judge decides what sentence the juvenile offender should receive. Task your pupils with evaluating different sample cases provided...
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Comma and Semicolon: Test Yourself

For Students 7th - 10th
A pair of complex sentences, drawn from a New York Times article about a police writing class, are punctuated differently with commas and semicolons. There's only one question, but it's a good one to press your grammarians to increase...
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Safety And Water Safety

For Teachers K - 1st
Students investigate the concept of safety in and out of the water. They conduct research using a variety of resources. Students focus upon the role of police officers in the keeping of safety and then discuss the different types of...
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Cinema Cops

For Teachers 7th - 12th
A study of how public perception is both reflected and influenced by film and television, this instructional activity helps students develop an awareness of audience as well as a critical view of media. Depictions of police in television...
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From These Beginnings

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students prepare a bulletin board that shows the changing identity of their state before and after statehood.
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The 100 Club Lends Many Hands

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Pupils read about the purpose and history of 100 Clubs. As a class, they discuss the importance of these groups and identify local chapters. They write a reaction to the concept and identify people who belong and who should contribute.
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Police Arrest MySpace Users

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students research the background of websites, MySpace and FaceBook. In groups, they interview local experts about Internet crimes. They investigate what their school's policy is and write a news feature how local schools are disciplining...
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Targeting Young Speeders

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students research the police ticketing of teens in their city or county. They determine if the police are targeting teens and why. Students explore other ways the community tries to ensure safer teen drivers. They survey teens in school....
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The Police Uniform

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate the purpose and function of the police uniform. They conduct research using a variety of resources. The information is used in order to focus upon the history and hold relevant class discussions. Students explain why...
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Preschool Lesson Plan: Police

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Students explore government roles by reading a law enforcement story. In this police officer lesson plan, students read the book I'm Going to Be a Police Officer and discuss the importance of having police in our communities. Students...
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To Protect And Serve? Debating Police Misconduct And Reform

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Young scholars discuss purpose of law enforcement, its relationship to the community it serves, and ways to combat police misconduct.
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To Be or Not To Be Armed

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Is there a need for an armed guard at your school?Learners use this resource to discuss the need of an armed guard with a school administrator. Designed as a government instructional activity, it lacks focus and clear intent.
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Do Something

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students practice verbal and nonverbal communication in order to help clarify true feelings of tragedy. They communicate also about the gratitude for people who are community helpers.
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Tragedy at 13th Slovak music festival

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders examine the tragedy in Slovakia. In this Slovakia history lesson, 9th graders read an article and answer guided reading questions. Students participate in a debate about how people reacted to the tragedy.
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Paedophile Ring Busted

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students discuss recent police operation. In this pedophile ring bust lesson plan, students consider how to be safe when on the Internet and discuss recent article. The lesson plan includes a series of games, questions, and activities. 
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Law Enforcement Careers: Working with Decimals

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders explore math functions by examining law enforcement. For this decimals lesson, 6th graders define what a decimal is and how it could be used in assisting with bonds, speeding tickets and other law enforcement...