ILPSCS Unit 3

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LPSCS-ILPSCS-5
Describe the structure and interaction between law and public safety agencies at a
local, state, and federal level.
5.1 Demonstrate knowledge of LPSCS processes and explain how different agencies
work together.
5.2 Identify jurisdictional and venue issues that may arise when different agencies
work
together and provide suggestions for resolving those issues.
5.3 Compare and contrast the roles and responsibilities of private security LPSCS
agencies and explain how they differ from public LPSCS agencies.
5.4 Describe and apply knowledge of how the United States Legal System works.
5.5 Differentiate between civil and criminal law.
5.6 Explore the rights of citizens guaranteed by the United States.
How does jurisdiction affect the actions of
different agencies?
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Introduction:
1. Read Aloud
Work:
1. Teach Jurisdictional and Venue Issues
2. Jurisdiction and Venue Activity
3. Unit 3 Paper
Closing:
1. Answer EQ
Levels of Crime
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 Local Ordinances: Spitting on the sidewalk, Sleeping
in the park, Noise Violations.
 State Crimes: Murder, Rape, Robbery, Assault,
Drugs
 Federal Crimes: Tax Evasion, Drug Smuggling, Mail
Fraud, Crimes across State Lines
3 levels of Law Enforcement
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 Local: Smyrna PD, Cobb County PD
 State: Georgia State Police, GA DNR
 Federal: FBI, CIA, DHS
Local
LE
Local
State
Federal
LAWS!
State
LE
Federal
LE
Local Law Enforcement
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 Responsible for:
1. Enforcing Local Laws/Ordinances
2. Enforcing State Laws
3. Enforcing Federal Laws
WITHIN THEIR JURISDICTION!
State Law Enforcement

 Responsible for:
1. Enforcing State Laws
2. Enforcing Federal Laws
WITHIN THEIR JURISDICTION!
Federal Law Enforcement

 Responsible for:
1. Enforcing Federal Laws
WITHIN THEIR JURISDICTION!
Venue
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VENUE: where the crime occurred, where the crime is
tried, and where the convicted are punished.
The accused is charged where the crime occurred.
The accused is tried where the crime occurred. (A
change of venue can be requested)
The convicted serves his/her sentence in the
appropriate jurisdiction.
What if the person runs?

 A warrant for their arrest will be placed on GCIC
and NCIC.
 The next time that person is pulled over, applies for
a job, or his/her name enters the system………POW!
 The law enforcement agency in that jurisdiction will
make the arrest and EXTRADITE the accused to the
appropriate VENUE.
How do different law enforcement
agencies work together?
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Introduction:
1. Read Aloud
Work:
1. Teach the process of cooperation in LE
2. LE Process Worksheet
3. Unit 3 Paper
Closing:
1. Answer EQ
Working Together
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 Local Law Enforcement enforces all laws.
 State Law Enforcement focuses on state laws/traffic.
 Federal Law Enforcement focuses on federal laws.
 EVERY AGENCY HAS THE AUTHORITY TO
ENFORCE ANY LAW IF IT IS IN THEIR
JURISIDICTION!
Examples

 Local police report federal crimes to Federal
Agencies.
 State Police assist local law enforcement in traffic
enforcement.
 Federal Agencies use local resources to investigate
federal crimes.
How are public law enforcement agencies
different from private security agencies?
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Introduction:
1. Read Aloud
Work:
1. Teach public v. private LPSCS
2. Public/Private Ven Diagram
Closing:
1. Answer EQ
Public Law Enforcement
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 Local, State, and Federal Agencies
 Enforce Criminal Laws
 Have the Authority to Arrest
 Follow the rules of jurisdiction
Private Security

 Enforce private rules/regulations
 Have the authority to detain but not arrest
 Only have authority on the property they are
assigned to.
 Focused on Civil Law
What is the difference between criminal
and civil law?
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Introduction:
1. Read Aloud
Work:
1. Teach Criminal/Civil Law
2. Create a Criminal/Civil Law Comparison Chart
Closing:
1. Answer EQ
Criminal Law
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 Criminal Law is violation of law that has been
passed by legislatures and is enforced by
government agencies(LOCAL, STATE, FEDERAL)
 Murder, Robbery, Arson, Theft, Forgery, Tax
Evasion, Noise Ordinance
Criminal Law

 Misdemeanors: Punishable by less than a year in jail.
 City
 County
 Felonies: Punishable by a year or more in prison.
 State
 Federal
Civil Law

 Civil Law covers wrongs amongst individual citizens
that aren’t covered by criminal law.
 Also known as TORTS
 Divorce, Contracts, Wills, Slip and Fall
(NEGLIGENCE)
How does the Bill of Rights affect United
States Citizens?
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Introduction:
1. Read Aloud
Work:
1. Teach Constitution/Bill of Rights
2. Create a Constitutional Outline
Closing:
1. Answer EQ
U.S. Constitution
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 Constitution was signed on Sept. 17, 1787, and
ratified by June 21, 1788.
 Created a central government (Federal)
 Created smaller governments (State)

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