CRJU-263 Techniques of Criminal Investigation
Credits 3 / 3 Contact Hours
Pre-requisite: Placement into RDNG-016 (ACSR-016); CRJU 161 with a minimum grade of 2.0.
This course covers the fundamentals of criminal investigation. It includes techniques of surveillance search at the crime scene developing sources of information and collecting and preserving evidence. Methods of investigation and the operations of detective divisions are also discussed.
1. Demonstrate knowledge of the science used in criminal investigations. 2. Demonstrate knowledge of the methodology used in criminal investigations. 3. Demonstrate knowledge of the processes used in evidence collection, preservation, and analysis. 4. Demonstrate knowledge of the procedures used by police after the initial crime scene investigation. 5. Demonstrate knowledge of interviewing and interrogation techniques used by the police during and after a crime scene investigation. 6. Demonstrate knowledge of the procedures used to write a proper police report after conducting a crime scene investigation.