The Law, Public Safety, Corrections, and Security Career Cluster® focuses on planning, managing, and providing legal services, public safety, protective services, and homeland security, including professional and technical support services. Students will examine the roles and responsibilities of police, courts, corrections, private security, and protective agencies of fire and emergency services.
Career Cluster Pathways
The Law, Public Safety, Corrections, and Security Career Cluster® has five career cluster pathways to guide students to their desired occupation in this field.
- Correction Services Pathway
- Emergency and Management Services
- Law Enforcement Services
- Legal Services
- Security and Protective Services
Source: Advance CTE
To help students learn more about careers in Information Technology, download and distribute the Law, Public Safety, Corrections, and Security College and Career Planning Guide.
Follow the links below to teaching resources related to this career cluster.
- Scope and Sequence
- Lesson Plans
- Programs of Study
- Course Pages
- Correctional Services
- Court Systems and Practices
- Criminal Investigation
- Federal Law Enforcement and Protective Services
- Firefighter I
- Firefighter II
- Forensic Science
- Law Enforcement I
- Law Enforcement II
- Practicum in Law, Public Safety, Corrections, and Security
- Practicum in Law, Public Safety, Corrections, and Security/Extended Practicum in Law, Public Safety, Corrections, and Security
- Principles of Law, Public Safety, Corrections, and Security
Teachers should get involved in at least one career and technical education (CTE) professional association. They are excellent sources of career cluster-specific teaching tools, ideas, networking, and mentors.
The following associations are related to careers in law, public safety, corrections, and security:
- Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE)
- Career and Technology Association of Texas (CTAT)
- Criminal Justice Educators of Texas
- American Academy of Forensic Sciences
- Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences
- American Society for Industrial Security (ASIS)
- International Trial Attorneys Association
- National Association of Legal Assistants
- National Association of Legal Secretaries
- National Association of Security Companies (NASCO)
- National Council of Investigation and Security Services (NCISS)
- National Court Reporter Association
- National Fire Protection Association
- National Sheriffs Association
- Texas Law Enforcement Explorer Advisors Association
- Texas Municipal Police Association
- Texas Tactical Police Officers Association
Career Cluster News
Stay on top of current practices and news by attending conferences in the Law, Public Safety, Corrections, and Security field.
Here are a few upcoming events:
SkillsUSA Texas State Conference
April 5-8, 2018
Corpus Christi, TX
2018 TIVA Summer Professional Development Conference
July 16-20, 2018
The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) provides workforce development services and resources to Texas employers and job seekers.
Take a few moments to bookmark the following TWC resources to explore later: