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Investigative Principles

This course introduces the theories and fundamentals of the investigative process. Topics include crime scene/incident processing, information gathering techniques, collection/preservation of evidence, preparation of appropriate reports, court presentations, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to identify, explain, and demonstrate the techniques of the investigative process, report preparation, and courtroom presentation.

Prerequisites/Corequisites
Take 1 of the following groups: Group 1 Take ENG 090 RED 090 – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – Group 2 Take ENG 095 ENG 095A – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – Group 3 Take DRE 098 – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – Group 4 Take DRE 099