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Fall 2022
Sep 27,2022
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Syllabus Information
CJA 210 - Criminal Investigation 1
Associated Term: Fall 2022
Learning Objectives: Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
1. Discuss the central tenets that form the basis of criminal investigative work, including a comparison of preliminary and follow-up investigations, types of reasoning, steps and stages in the investigative process, and Locard’s exchange principle
2. Compare the various types and sources of evidence and their relative value to the investigation and prosecution of crime
3. Identify the relevant scientific and technical resources that are available to the criminal investigator
4. Describe how constitutional safeguards impact investigative process and conduct
5. Demonstrate appropriate crime scene management techniques and practices including the identification, documentation, collection, and preservation of significant items of physical evidence
6. Identify the relevant techniques, tactics, and strategies that may be employed during the investigation of specific crimes
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