Oct 03, 2022  
Course/Program Inventory 
Course/Program Inventory

CRMJ 1360 - Introduction to Crime Scene Investigation

Credit hours: 3

Course Description:
This course is designed to train and prepare participants to become skilled in the recognition, discovery, processing, preservation, collection, and transmission of physical evidence found at the scene of the crime.  The course includes photography, sketching, fingerprinting, marking, chain of custody, collection methods, sources of physical evidence, and transmission to the laboratory.

Student Learning Outcomes:
Students will be able to:

  1. The student will be able to survey and prepare a crime scene for processing and properly document the scene by photography and sketching.
  2. The student will be able to recognize, identify, tag, and properly collect all types of physical evidence.
  3. The student will demonstrate the techniques of fingerprinting individuals. 
  4. The student will demonstrate the techniques of developing latent prints and lifting the print with powder and chemicals