2024-2025 Catalog 
    
    Jun 15, 2024  
2024-2025 Catalog

CMJ 251 - Criminal Investigation (3 Credits)


This course covers the fundamental principles and procedures employed in the investigation of a crime. Emphasis is placed on the investigation of specific crimes, the identification of sources of information and the procedures necessary for the proper handling of evidence. This course is designed to develop a working knowledge of the steps of investigation beginning with the initial security of the crime scene and concluding with the presentation of evidence and proper testimony in court. Laboratory experiences are designed to reinforce the material covered in class lectures. Lecture Hours: 26. Laboratory Hours: 26. Laboratory Fee: $25. Usually offered in the spring.