Crime Scene to Courtroom
Course Code: CJK0078V
Credit Hours: 35 clock hours
Effective beginning: 2021-22
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:
Law Enforcement Basic Recruit Training, Volume 1 Author: Florida Department Of Law Enforcement, Criminal Justice Standards And Training Commission Publisher: Xanedu
Unit 1: Process the Crime Scene
Lesson 1: Secure and Protect the Crime Scene
Student Course Summary
Lesson 2: Secure Victims, Witnesses, and Suspects
Lesson 3: Document the Crime Scene
Lesson 4: Evidence Handling Procedures
Role-play Exercise #15: Burglary Crime Scene
Role-play Exercise #16: Robbery Crime Scene
Unit 2: Follow-up Investigations
Lesson 1: Review Initial Information and Pursue Leads
Lesson 2: Establish a Suspect’s Identity
Lesson 3: Show-up, Photographic Array, and Photographic Line-up
Lesson 4: Gather Information on Suspects
Lesson 5: Search for Wanted Persons
Unit 3: Court Procedures
Lesson 1: Courtroom Protocol
Lesson 2: Giving Testimony
Role-play Exercise #17: Mock Trial
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 student learning outcomes||Discipline-level learning outcomes||Assessment methods|
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.
- Role Play
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