Course Description

CJ 3520
Crime Scene Investigation
Prerequisite: CJ 1100. This is a course with a specific focus on the techniques and methods of crime scene investigation focusing on practical suggestions as well as theoretical viewpoints of the field. Topics include: fundamentals of preliminary investigation, identification, protection, and collection of evidence, sketching and photographing the crime scene, interpreting blood stain evidence, fingerprinting techniques. Students will be responsible for topics covered both in and out of the text and the lab portion of the course.