May 19, 2019  
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CRJ 230 - Criminal Investigation

Basic procedures and techniques used in a criminal investigation, to include:  information gathering, surveillance, interviews, interrogations, and identification, collection, preservation, and examination of physical evidence.

Credits: 4
3 Class Hours; 3 Laboratory Hours (Additional tuition and fees)
Course Profile
Learning Outcomes of the Course:

Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

  1. Explain the role and responsibilities of a criminal investigator.
  2. Describe the legal process for entering and establishing a crime scene.
  3. Demonstrate the proper way to document a crime scene and evidence with the use of photography, sketching, and other technology used by law enforcement.
  4. Demonstrate methods for the location, identification, collection, examination, preservation, documentation, and chain of command of physical evidence.
  5. Practice stationary and moving surveillance techniques.
  6. Explain the methods for conducting interviews and interrogations.

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