Montgomery College 2017-2018 Catalog 
    Jun 14, 2024  
Montgomery College 2017-2018 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CCJS 211 - Criminal Investigation

(R only)

Fundamentals of investigation: crime scene search and recording, collection and preservation of physical evidence, modus operandi, sources of information, interviews and interrogations, follow-up, and case preparation. PREREQUISITE(S): CCJS 110  or consent of department. Three hours each week. Formerly CJ 211.

3 semester hours

Course Outcomes:
Upon course completion, a student will be able to:

  • Recognize the characteristics and skills of a good investigator
  • Explain the role of the investigator in today’s law enforcement agencies
  • Analyze legal and ethical considerations in conducting criminal investigations
  • Demonstrate methods, techniques, and procedures for the investigation of criminal acts.
  • Critique the use and impact of forensic science and technology on modern criminal investigations.
  • Describe the criminal investigative process and the legal requirements for conducting criminal investigations

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