Criminal Justice-COAS | Foundations of Criminal Investigation
P320 | 1431 | James Kennedy
This course introduces the student to the investigative process and
examines various methods employed by law enforcement agencies to
identify, develop, preserve, and collect material and information
pertinent to the presentation of a criminal case. This course also
emphasizes the application of principles elucidated by numerous
sources and attempts to allow the student to draw conclusions on the
relative merit of each approach by classroom participation and
Readings: Osterburg, J.W. Criminal Investigation third
edition, Anderson Publishing Co.
Requirements: Two tests and a final exam.
Class Meeting: One 150-minute lecture each week (R, 5:45-8:15P, WH
Instructor: Professor James Kennedy, Criminal Justice Department