Feb 26, 2021  
2020-2021 Rivier Academic Catalog 
2020-2021 Rivier Academic Catalog

Course Descriptions


    CJ 308 - Crime Scene Investigation

    This course focuses on practical aspects of crime scene investigations and related topics. Subjects include securing a crime scene; collecting and processing evidence; interviewing witnesses and interrogating suspects; documenting investigations, including drafting police reports; and the constitutional limits and requirements of criminal investigations. The course includes a significant amount of practicable hands-on instruction by the professor. In lieu of a textbook, students are required to pay a lab fee, which goes toward the purchase of supplies that they will use throughout the semester.  

    Credits: 3