Careers in Criminal JusticeJob opportunities in criminal justice are on the rise. This program looks at a number of different occupations, ranging from entry-level positions to those requiring a four-year degree. (22 minutes)
Crime, Law, and Enforcement: Due Process (32:06)From minor infractions to identity theft and murder, this program sorts out categories of crimes and their severity, and lets viewers know what takes place during an arrest and arraignment. With input from prosecutors, police officers, and other experts, the video also discusses some fairly common scenarios and their constitutional parameters. Can a student’s locker be searched without permission? When is evidence found without a warrant admissible in court? Should a suspect—even one who is innocent—“plead the Fifth” if arrested? A viewable/printable instructor’s guide is available online.
In the Line of Duty Series (12 Titles)In the Line of Duty documents critical moments in law enforcement and police protection, as a means of education and training. Programs in Volume 13 include Amber Alert Pursuit by Collinsville Officer; Walgreen's Groundfight—Officer Robert Hindi; Goose Creek Chase and Shootout; Domestic Violence—The Response; Domestic Violence—The Prosecution; Cops and Ethics; Fort Oglethorpe OIS Proves Fatal; Terror—What Every Officer Should Know; Pitbull Fighting and Horse Abuse—What Every Officer Should Know; Groundfight in Middletown, Ohio; South Carolina Trooper Shot; and Traffic Stops of Sovereign Citizens. Contains graphic crime-related violence. Some language may be offensive. 12-part series, 25–40 minutes each.
Law and Order: An Inside View of the Criminal Justice System, 2 Part SeriesThe Constitution provides for an impartial criminal justice system. In this two-part series, lawyers, prosecutors, judges, and police officers move through the entire process of jurisprudence, from investigation and arrest procedures to courtroom proceedings and sentencing. Differences applicable to juvenile law are made clear. These videos provide an excellent resource for political science or legal studies courses. A Cambridge Educational Production. 2-part series, 28-30 minutes each.