Criminal Justice - CPS Specialty (CRJS)

CRJS 1008. CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. 3 Hours.

Covers basic considerations, guidelines, and procedures that help the crime scene technician avoid oversight, ensure thoroughness of search, and comply with both the legal and scientific regulations pertaining to the use of physical evidence. A competent search of a crime scene demands specialized training. Studies in detail the procedures for recording the crime scene--i.e., note taking, sketching, and photography--as well as the basic steps that minimize the omissions or contamination of evidence.