CRJ 142 Criminal Investigation (3 credits)

CRJ 142 is a course that focuses on methodology in the field of crime, modus operandi, sources of information, crime scene search and recording, collection and preservation of physical evidence, interviews and interrogation, scientific aids, observation and description, case preparation, and testimony in court. There is a strong emphasis on investigative policies, procedures, and practices that are necessary and essential to secure the truth within today's legal climate.