CJK0078V

Crime Scene to Courtroom

Course Code: CJK0078V

Credit Hours: 35 clock hours

Effective beginning: Fall 2020

 

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.

Course Details

Prerequisites:

  • This course is open only to students admitted to the Law Enforcement Florida CMS Basic Recruit Academy.
  • Florida Basic Abilities Test (FBAT)
  • Fingerprints
  • Criminal History and Background Check
  • Drug Screen Test

Instructors:

TBD

 

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

 

Assignment/course outline:

Course Outline

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 outcomesDiscipline-level learning outcomesAssessment 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. 

Tests

 

 

  • Lecture
  • Role Play
  • Videos
  • Quizzes

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