Course Description

CJ 2500
Basics of Criminal Investigation
Prerequisite: CJ 1100. A general theoretical framework for the practice of investigating criminal acts. The components of all investigations; crime scene protocol, collection and preservation of physical evidence, sources of information, and interview and interrogation will be among the topics explored. Investigative features of particular crimes (homicide, robbery, rape, larceny, motor vehicle theft, etc.) will also be a focus of this class. 3 credits. (3 plus 0)