CIF4410EN - Crime Scene Management

Course description

Crime Scene Management is a course that exposes students to the dynamics associated to criminal investigations and the managerial role that is expected within this vocation. Realistic scenarios pertaining to the crime scene investigation arena will be explored for the purpose of recognizing the importance of having a practical comprehension associated to the tools, practices, and policies that are mandated within this industry.

How this course benefits students

The course is intended to be both an introduction and an intensification of topics covered in other courses but with an emphasis on the structure and requirements associated to crime scene management.

Why this course is important

Students will have the opportunity to collaborate together on addressing the serviceable element associated to the mission of evidence collection in the investigative realm of criminal justice. There will be activities, assessments, and tasks that will address the appropriate modalities to incorporate in the evidence collection, preservation, and analysis process that are suggested in the management of crime scenes.

Credit hours
3 hours
Subject area
Criminal Investigation & Forensics
Educational level
Learning type
Upcoming terms
* Schedule subject to change. Please contact the Registrar's office with schedule questions.

How this course relates to missional core values

Biblically based

This course is designed to address the importance associated to the field of criminal investigations and crime scene management; in addition, the Biblical principles of wisdom and patience are analyzed within the vocational responsibility of a crime scene investigator to demonstrate that haste can change the plausibility of justice being served.

Missionally driven

This course will provide students with the opportunity to investigate the purpose of order and strategy within evidence collection processes that occur at crime scenes. The focus centers upon determining the most appropriate technique to be utilized to ensure that the correct measure of identification, collection, and preservation of evidence is being applied in correlation to the type of evidence being collected. The mission encompasses the face of honesty; evidence collection should take place within an empire of honesty and truth to ensure that justice can be served against those that have been victimized.

Contextually informed

Crime dates back to Biblical times

Interculturally focused

justice is served based upon the facts associated the crime reported. Technological advancements will be investigated and evaluated to increase overall comprehension of challenges that subsist within the realm of crime scene investigations and the management of evidence and the scene alike.

Practically minded

The culture of policing and investigations is centered upon the presence of political perspectives; however, the role of a crime scene investigator can improve this dynamic by ensuring that the management of the scene is ethical and follows the policies and procedures that are provided and expected.

Experientially transformed

The investigative arena embraces an element of analysis and crime scene investigations even more so implements this level of analytical exploration for the purpose of inspecting the validity of actions by others. This course will provide students with the opportunity to research and examine various challenges that subsist within this specialization and the best measure in addressing these challenges within an ethical manner.