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Fall 2022
Jun 18,2024
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CJA 210 - Criminal Investigation 1
An exploration of the history, practice, and profession of criminal investigations. Provides an overview of general and offense-specific investigative principles and methods with an emphasis on the identification, documentation, collection and preservation of physical, testimonial, and documentary evidence. Topics include crime scene management, investigation, and reconstruction; criminal identification and criminalistics techniques; initial and follow-up investigatory phases; roles of law enforcement and support personnel; inductive and deductive reasoning; interpretation and application of substantive law; covert operations; and constitutional constraints. Fundamentals of criminal investigation, theory, and history; crime scene to courtroom with emphasis on techniques appropriate to specific crimes.
3.000 Credit hours
30.000 TO 36.000 Lecture hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Credit
Schedule Types: Lecture

Social Science Division
Social Science Department

Course Attributes:

Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     
May not be enrolled in one of the following Colleges:     
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