CJ 215 Principles of Criminal Investigation (3)
This course provides the student with a working knowledge of criminal investigation principles, techniques, law, and procedure. The investigation process is studied from salient theoretical concepts to the application of the basic elements for prosecution of criminal cases. Included is a study of procedures for identifying and collecting incriminating evidence for burglary, assault, sex crimes, homicide and murder, organized crime, and terrorism with special consideration given to suspect and victim interviewing techniques, as well as Constitutional and legal limitations and concerns.
Prerequisites: CJ113 Introduction to Criminal Justice, SO111 Introduction to Sociology.