Administration of Justice Studies

Crime Scene Technology

Title: 
Crime Scene Technology
Major: 
5753
Effective term: 
2011 Summer I
Award: 
CCL
Total credits required: 
16-18
Program Availability: 
Shared by: PC, SCC
Award type: 
CCL
Revision ID: 
266
Description

The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Crime Scene Technology prepares students for careers as police or civilian crime scene technicians. The program provides comprehensive instruction in crime scene photography, fingerprint classification and processing, crime scene search techniques, chemical processing of evidence, packaging evidence, and related skills.

Program notes

Students must earn a grade of "C" or better in all courses within the program.

Admission criteria

None

Requirements
Credits:16-18
AJS213Evidence Technology/Fingerprints 3
AJS214Evidence Technology/Photography 3
 
AJS216Criminalistics: Biological Evidence (3) OR
FOR106Forensic Science: Biological Evidence (4) 3-4
 
AJS215Criminalistics: Physical Evidence (3) OR
AJS219Crime Scene Technology: Physical Evidence (3) OR
FOR105Forensic Science: Physical Evidence (4) 3-4
 
AJS242Crime Scene Processing 3
AJS290BNCourtroom Testimony Seminar 1
Competencies
  1. Use the appropriate techniques to identify, interpret and classify fingerprints and explain the problems associated with the development of latent prints. (AJS213)
  2. Identify and explain the problems related to the preservation of evidence and the chain of evidence. (AJS213, AJS214, AJS215, AJS216, AJS219, FOR105, FOR106)
  3. Use photography and other appropriate equipment and techniques to identify and preserve different types of evidence. (AJS214)
  4. Practice crime scene and traffic accident photography. (AJS214)
  5. Identify and use appropriate scientific methods to investigate, recognize, collect and preserve various types of physical evidence. (AJS215, AJS219, FOR105)
  6. Identify and use appropriate scientific methods to investigate, recognize, collect and preserve various types of biological evidence. (AJS216, FOR106)
  7. Identify and use appropriate procedures and technology to protect and process crime scenes, search for, collect and preserve physical and biological information at the scene, and conduct field tests. (AJS242)
  8. Demonstrate proper courtroom demeanor and describe the role and function of the witness and legal counsel in a courtroom. (AJS290BN)
Date created: 
1462478474
Status: 
Published
Date changed: 
1495454406