BC's Indigenous Public Post-Secondary Institute

LEPP-145 - Investigational Techniques - 4.00 Credits

LEPP-145 - Investigational Techniques - 4.00 Credits

Course Details
This course utilizes a problem-based learning model, requiring student interaction and role-playing. Students will practice the process of applying an informed, modern approach to investigating criminal offences, and will learn the procedures and processes of investigational duties as related to policing.
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  • Course Outline
    Instructors Qualifications: Five years law enforcement experience
    Office Hours: 1.5 per week
    Contact Hours: 60
    Student Evaluation
    Assignments/Group Projects/Midterms 70%, Final Exam 30%. Total 100%. Grading procedures follow the NVIT policy.
    Learning Outcomes: Upon successful completion of this course students should be able to:
  • Demonstrate an understanding of appropriate investigational processes and procedures for both minor and major crimes;

  • Determine the primary steps when approaching various crime scenes;

  • Describe the interviewing processes for victims, suspects, witnesses, and informants; and

  • Demonstrate appropriate preparedness for court room procedures.
  • Text and Materials:
  • Gino Arcaro. Criminal Investigation 2009, 5th Edition. Toronto, ON. Edmond Montgomery Publications
  • Other Resources:
    Transfer Credits: For more information visit: www.bctransferguide.ca
    Other Information: Education Council approved December 11, 2013.