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Course Description

The 80 hour course is designed to improve the effectiveness of individual investigators through the use of a contemporary curriculum, and use of technology. Students will gain practical skills and knowledge necessary for today's rapidly changing world. Students are immersed in a learning environment that closely mirrors their real world. Role play, simulated crime scenarios, major case studies, all ensure an active and practical learning environment. PREREQUISITE: Basic Academy matriculation process OR employment with an approved agency. ADVISORY: Eligible for English 250 and English 420

Learning Outcomes

  • Manage and reconstruct a crime scene
  • Organize and employ the skills involved in case management
  • Demonstrate the ability to work with victims and witnesses through the effective application of interviewing and interrogation techniques
  • Identify and access useful sources of information
  • Validate their work through documentation and case presentation

Last modified: November 25, 2014
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