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Course Code: CMRJ101 Course ID: 2523 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate

This course will provide an introduction to the collection, preservation, and basic crime scene investigations. Furthermore this course will also focus on the laws and court decisions relating to the admissibility of evidence as well as the appropriate methods of interrogation and its uses in the criminal justice process.

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Start Month Session Weeks
07/27/2021 - 12/31/2021 01/03/2022 - 02/27/2022 January Winter 2022 Session B 8 Week session
08/31/2021 - 02/04/2022 02/07/2022 - 04/03/2022 February Winter 2022 Session I 8 Week session
09/28/2021 - 03/04/2022 03/07/2022 - 05/01/2022 March Winter 2022 Session D 8 Week session
10/26/2021 - 04/01/2022 04/04/2022 - 05/29/2022 April Spring 2022 Session B 8 Week session
11/30/2021 - 04/29/2022 05/02/2022 - 06/26/2022 May Spring 2022 Session I 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

At the conclusion of this course, the student will be able to:

CO1: Specify the role of the investigator.

CO2: Demonstrate the use of the Investigator’s Notebook.

CO3: Outline the steps used in preparing investigative reports.

CO4: Recognize physical evidence at the scene of a crime.

CO5: Defend the documentation, collection, preservation, and presentation of physical evidence in court.

CO6: Explain the steps an investigator must take and document for a statement to be admissible in court.

CO7: Describe the types of evidence useful in the investigation of particular crimes.

Forums

Instructions and grading expectations for all forums will appear in the Forums section of the course site.

Assignment(s)

Instructions and grading expectations for all assignments will appear in the Assignments section of the course site.

Exam(s)

Instructions and grading expectations for all exams will appear in the Tests & Quizzes section of the course site.

NameGrade %
Midterm Exam 25.00 %
CMRJ101 Midterm Exam 25.00 %
Forums 29.00 %
Forum Week 1 3.63 %
Forum Week 2 3.63 %
Forum Week 3 3.63 %
Forum Week 4 3.63 %
Forum Week 5 3.63 %
Forum Week 6 3.63 %
Forum Week 7 3.63 %
Forum Week 8 3.63 %
Assignments 20.00 %
Research Paper 20.00 %
INTRODUCTIONS 1.00 %
INTRODUCTION 1.00 %
Final Exam 25.00 %
CMRJ101 Final Exam 25.00 %

At the conclusion of this course, the student will be able to:

CO1: Specify the role of the investigator.

CO2: Demonstrate the use of the Investigator’s Notebook.

CO3: Outline the steps used in preparing investigative reports.

CO4: Recognize physical evidence at the scene of a crime.

CO5: Defend the documentation, collection, preservation, and presentation of physical evidence in court.

CO6: Explain the steps an investigator must take and document for a statement to be admissible in court.

CO7: Describe the types of evidence useful in the investigation of particular crimes.

Book Title:Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Please visit http://apus.libguides.com/er.php to locate the course eReserve.
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Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.