Apr 02, 2020  
2018-2019 Academic Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CJS* E237 - Crime Scene Processing and Investigation (3 credits)


Prerequisite(s): CJS* E220  or instructor approval
 
This course will apply basic criminal investigation skills to practical crime scene scenarios. Students will visit mock crime scenes and process these scenes in their entirety. Hands-on instruction will concentrate on teaching students to effectively secure the scene and document the scene with sketches and digital photography. Students will learn proper crime scene note-taking and diagramming techniques. Students will also actively engage in searching for evidence, collecting evidence and creating chain-of-custody logs. Preparation for effective courtroom testimony will also be covered in this class. Course Outline: CJS 237