Law and Public Safety I & II

Last Updated: 8/1/2022 1:42 PM

Law and Public Safety I focuses on the history of law and legal systems in the United States.  Students will leave the class with a firm foundation of knowledge in these areas.  Also, students will learn the importance of personal health and safety in the work environments associated with law and public safety.  Additionally, students will be introduced to the emergency services found in local communities and will focus on corrections in the state of Mississippi, studying specifically how jails and prisons function.  This course offers 2 units of credit.


Law and Public Safety II focuses on specialized areas and topics within the law and public safety arena.  Students will learn about these particular areas and examine the daily tasks and responsibilities of the professionals associated with them.  The course will offer students the opportunity to examine all areas of the military and the professions associated with each.  In addition, students will learn about emergency management and workplace skills.  This course offers 2 units of credit.


Program Components


  • Ethics, Personal Health, & Safety
  • History of Criminal Law
  • Legal Systems of the United States
  • Police & Highway Patrol
  • Public & Private Security
  • Specialized Law Enforcement Agencies
  • Fire Protection Services
  • Emergency Medical Services
  • Conflict & Stress Management
  • Careers in the Military
  • Basic Training in CERT


Instructor:  Bill McCain


Bill McCain
Bill McCain