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2020-2021 Course Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CRJ 197 - Crime Scene Investigation 2

Credits: 2
Lecture Hours: 1
Lab Hours: 2
Practicum Hours: 0
Work Experience: 0
Course Type: General
This course focuses upon the collection and analysis of evidence as it relates to crime scene processing and current forensic investigation trends or technologies.
Competencies
  1. Collect and analyze trace evidence.
    1. Explain trace evidence and the various sources of trace evidence.
    2. Discuss the analytical instruments and techniques used in the collection of trace evidence.
  2. Collect and analyze blood and DNA evidence.
    1. Report the methods of collecting blood and DNA evidence from crime scene.
    2. List the instruments, techniques, and interpretive methods employed with blood, blood spatter and DNA evidence.
  3. Collect and analyze toxicological evidence.
    1. Identify toxicological evidence and the various sources of toxicological evidence.
    2. Recognize the analytical instruments and techniques used in the collection of toxicological evidence.
  4. Collect and analyze impression evidence.
    1. Indicate impression evidence, the types of impression evidence and its use in investigations.
    2. Analyze footprint, tool mark, and ballistic evidence.
  5. Examine cyber-crime and computer forensic investigations.
    1. Define cyber-crime terms and explain the forensic analysis of digital evidence as it relates to criminal investigations.
    2. Describe the extraction and preservation of electronic evidence from various devices.

Competencies Revised Date: 2019



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