CRJ 3701: Criminal Investigation


Presents a study of the development of the investigative procedures and techniques from early practices to modern-day forensic science capabilities with an emphasis on leadership, investigation, and case preparations.


  1. Outline the fundamentals and history of criminal investigation.
  2. Analyze the criminal investigation process.
  3. Examine the process for obtaining information including interviews, interrogations, and surveillance.
  4. Identify crimes against persons such as homicide, robbery, and assaults.
  5. Examine missing person investigations and crimes against children.
  6. Identify crimes against property.
  7. Explain vice and profit-related crimes.
  8. Describe the relationship between criminal investigation and the courtroom process.


  1. CRJ 2000
  2. CRJ 2001


Criminal investigation (Rev: 11th ed.)

Publisher: McGraw-Hill (2012)
Author: Swanson, C. R., Chamelin, N. C., Territo, L., & Taylor, R. W.
ISBN: 978-0-07-811152-5
Price: $210.60

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