ERIC Number: ED106592
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1973
Reference Count: 0
Exploring Careers in Law Enforcement.
Cincinnati Public Schools, OH.
The career exploration program for grades 9 through 10, as part of a comprehensive K through 10 career development program, attempts to develop an awareness of and appreciation for work, extend knowledge of the variety of career opportunities, and provide experiences in career areas of individual interest. The document, a collection of materials consisting of student learning experience packets and resources, is designed to introduce the students to careers in law enforcement. The introduction includes a definition of the career area, course objectives, course strategies, a suggested time table, and careers explored in the course. The exploration activities, organized according to objectives, activities, and resources, examine the careers of: patrolman, policewoman, police detective, crash squad patrolman, police laboratory specialist, vice squad, park police, and special agent (FBI). Teaching strategies include a study of the student attitudes toward authority and law enforcement agencies, interviews, a self-analysis quiz, discussion, individual and group work, small group exploration trips and self-evaluation. The appendix contains: suggestions, procedures, and forms for exploration and field trips; resources; civil service job descriptions; weekly salary schedule of police employees; and supportive roles in law enforcement. (JB)
Descriptors: Career Development, Career Education, Career Exploration, Career Planning, Curriculum Guides, Grade 10, Grade 9, Instructional Materials, Law Enforcement, Learning Activities, Occupational Information, Police, Resource Materials, Secondary Education, Secondary School Curriculum, Student Attitudes, Teaching Methods
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Cincinnati Public Schools, OH.
Note: For related documents see CE 003 746-63 and CE 004 312; Revised Edition