CRJU 3501 - Criminal Investigation II


Continues information introduced in CRJU 3500, with special focus on the investigation of the crimes of burglary, robbery, forgery, homicide, assault, and bombings. Providing testimony in court, assessing modus operandi, and developing personality profiles will also be examined, as well as obtaining fingerprints and other types of latent evidence.

Upon successful completion of the course students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate general and specific knowledge of our current legal system and its terminology.
  2. Articulate their understanding of criminal investigation techniques.
  3. Demonstrate an understanding of current techniques used in investigating differing crimes.
  4. Demonstrate an understanding of how to process a crime scene.
  • Module 1: START HERE
  • Module 2: Crime Scene Processing
  • Module 3: Care of Evidence
  • Module 4: Fingerprints & Trace Evidence
  • Module 5: Firearms & Ballistics
  • Module 6: The Investigator in Court
  • Module 7: Midterm Exam
  • Module 8: Arson
  • Module 9: Bombings
  • Module 10: Burglaries & Robberies
  • Module 11: Stalking
  • Module 12: Sexual Assaults
  • Module 13: Homicide & Violent Death Investigation
  • Module 14: Forgery & Financial Crime
  • Module 15: Computer Crime & Cyberterrorism
  • Module 16: Final Exam

Credit Hours

Criminal Justice


  • CRJU 3500 or Instructor Approval

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