Crime Scene to Courtroom
35 clock hours
Course Description:This course is a component of the Law Enforcement Florida CMS Basic Recruit Academy. It is designed to prepare the student to respond to a crime scene, protect and survey a crime scene, process a crime scene, dust for latent prints, and document a crime scene by sketching. This course includes classroom instruction and scenario-based training exercises.
- This course is open only to students admitted to the Law Enforcement Florida CMS Basic Recruit Academy.
- Florida Basic Abilities Test (FBAT)
- Criminal History and Background Check
- Drug Screen Test
Required textbooks/ course materials:
No textbook or course materials are required to purchase for this course.
Law Enforcement Basic Recruit Training, Volume 1 Author: Florida Department Of Law Enforcement, Criminal Justice Standards And Training Commission Publisher: Xanedu (provided)
See first-day handout.
Discipline-level learning outcomes:
CJK 0078V, Crime Scene to Courtroom, is an approved course by Florida Department of Law Enforcement for the purpose of Law Enforcement Certification.
Course-level learning outcomes:
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Process a crime scene
Conduct a follow-up investigation
Provide testimony in different types of court proceedings
LAW-EN Outcome 1: Demonstrate mastery of Law Enforcement knowledge and skills.
LAW-EN Outcome 2: Demonstrate safety skills appropriate for employees in a Law Enforcement work setting.
LAW-EN Outcome 3: Apply critical thinking and problem solving proficiency as appropriate for employees in a Law Enforcement work setting.
LAW-EN Outcome 4: Demonstrate team building, interpersonal, and ethical skills as appropriate for employees in a Law Enforcement work setting.
LAW-EN Outcome 5: Demonstrate leadership, organizational, and professional skills appropriate for employees in a Law Enforcement workplace.
LAW-EN Outcome 6: Demonstrate skills required for state certification and employment as a law enforcement officer.
Means of accomplishing learning outcomes:
Lecture is the primary method of instruction. Students are expected to be attentive and are encouraged to ask questions. Lectures will come primarily from the textbook in formats that may include power point presentations, white board illustrations, videos, and web-based technologies and student discussion on specific topics.
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