Survey of legal, technical and ethical aspects of criminal investigation. Common principles and techniques of criminal investigation, including crime scene procedures, collection and preservation of evidence, development of leads and criminalistics (current terminology for forensics). Skills necessary to investigate crimes and obtain legally admissible evidence. Basic science of physical, chemical and biological evidence.
Division: Business and Public Services
Department: Criminal Justice Science
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: Yes
Prereqs: DEV 0035 AND CJS 1101