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AJS 275 Criminal Investigations
Credit Hours:  3
Effective Term: Fall 2016
SUN#: None
AGEC: None  
Credit Breakdown: 3 Lectures
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A, B, C, D, F
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Description: Theory of criminal investigation, crime scene procedures, case preparation, interviewing and basic investigative techniques.

Prerequisites: AJS 101

Corequisites: None

Recommendations: None

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Comprehension Level) Explain the purpose, nature and methods of criminal investigation.
2. (Evaluation Level) Compare and contrast the methods for recording interviews and interrogations.
3. (Analysis Level) Examine key terms relative to criminal investigations.
4. (Evaluation Level) Interpret the purpose, importance, characteristics and content of various investigative reports.
5. (Evaluation Level) Assess the legal considerations relative to interrogations, admissions, confessions and written statements.
6. (Evaluation Level) Evaluate the role of the informant in obtaining information and the methods for tracing sources of information.
7. (Application Level) Demonstrate the procedures for identifying, protecting and preserving evidence.
8. (Analysis Level) Illustrate the correct procedures to conduct and record crime scene searches.
9. (Analysis Level) Examine the procedures in conducting interviews and interrogations.
10. (Evaluation Level) Assess the function and methods of surveillance in investigations.
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