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2022-2023 Academic Catalog 
2022-2023 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