Criminal Investigation Theory
In this course, the learner will describe the role evidence plays in criminal investigations and prosecutions; apply the steps for processing crime scenes; apply appropriate strategies to locate, handle, and package evidentiary items; document the crime scene; recognize the unique investigative issues for crimes against life; apply appropriate strategies to secure the scene, collect and preserve evidence, and investigate a death; recognize the dynamics of victimization; apply knowledge of the definitions and responsibilities for law enforcement; apply appropriate interview techniques with adult or child victims; analyze the role of law enforcement in responding to domestic abuse; intervene and apply appropriate investigative strategies; respond to an officer-involved domestic violence incident; analyze the role of law enforcement in responding to sexual abuse; demonstrate investigative techniques in a simulated sexual assault case; and identify other resources that can assist in sexual assault cases. This is part of the criminal justice courses. Prerequisites: 10-504-902.
Grading Basis
CRIMJUST 10504906
Academic Group
Associate Degree
Academic Organization
Protective Services
Enrollment Requirements
Prereq: Intro to Crim Justice 10-504-900 AND Criminal Law, 10-504-902
Typically Offered
Fall, Spring