Criminalistics Part 3

Forensic textbook study comes to life with hands on analysis of the everyday world. Criminalistics class is forensic science. A criminalist is a forensic science specialist. Our class covers the past and present of crime scene investigations, evidence collection and analysis, and reporting. This is an elective course in Criminal Justice that studies Forensic Science as a significant element in efforts to control crime and at the same time maintaining a high quality of justice.

In this course the student explores the underlying principles to understand the laboratory procedures of forensic science. The student will recognize the potential value and limitations of evidence recovery and analysis as practiced in laboratory settings. The student will participate in simulations and mock crime scene investigation. The student articulates informed opinions about crime scene analysis and investigative response.


Photo: CCC CJ 2017 Graduate Krizia Cornejo in CJ Mock Crime Lab

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