CRJ 256 : Criminal Investigation

Emphasis is placed on the special techniques most appropriate for particular kinds of investigations, including arson, burglary, robbery, electronic-based crime, homicide, and other crimes. Constitutional aspects of investigative procedures are discussed along with procedures for interviewing and recording statements of witnesses and suspects. Three lecture hours per week. Spring


Grade of C- or higher in both CRJ 101 and CRJ 113.
  1. Understand and explain the importance of ethics and ethical behavior in the achievement of justice within a diverse environment.
  2. Synthesize and apply United States Supreme Court decisions regarding arrest and detention, search and seizure, interrogation, and the assistance of counsel in a professional environment.
  3. Demonstrate proficiency through written communication.
  4. Acquire and analyze information from a variety of academic and professional sources in a critical and scientific manner.





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