The Competitive Events that the Texas Public Service Association has have been designed by field specific professionals and are aimed at teaching and exposing high school students to the different career fields in public safety and law.
Workers in the Correction Services pathway are responsible for overseeing individuals who have been arrested and are awaiting trial or who have been convicted of a crime and sentenced to serve time in a jail, reformatory, or penitentiary. While the primary mission of corrections is protection of the public, many in this field are involved with the treatment, education and reintegration of offenders.
The Cell Extraction event is designed to provide student competitors the opportunity to demonstrate their ability to effectively extricate an inmate from a correctional facility cell.
The Correctional Institute Design competition is designed to expose student competitors to the field of corrections. The competition will provide the students with opportunities to learn about the prison system and the rules and regulation that go into designing and operating a prison.