Mar 03, 2024  
2023-2024 Official General Catalog 
2023-2024 Official General Catalog

CRJ 230 - Criminal Investigation

This course covers basic procedures and techniques used in a criminal investigation, to include:  information gathering, interviews, interrogations, 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. Demonstrate the proper technology and techniques used at a crime scene.
  3. Demonstrate the legal process of location, identification, collection, examination, preservation, documentation, and chain of command of physical evidence.
  4. Explain the methods for conducting interviews and interrogations.