CJ 211: Criminal Investigation

Credits 5
Quarter Offered

Criminal investigation case management, interview/ interrogation techniques and methods for reconstructing past events. Provides basic skills for conducting criminal investigations. This class may include students from multiple sections. 

  1. Define the major historical benchmarks of criminal investigation.
  2. Define and apply the basic concepts of criminal investigation.
  3. Define and apply how current technology impacts police investigations.
  4. Understand the interrelationships that the criminal investigator has with other professionals in the system.
  5. Understand crime specific investigative techniques.
  6. Understand arrest and search responsibilities of investigators.
  7. Conduct successful victim, witness and suspect interviews.
  8. Understand court process, testimony and evidence presentation.
  9. Comprehend the importance of future directions in police criminal investigation techniques.