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CJS 1110 Interrogation, Documentation & Testimony

Development of communication skills applicable to criminal justice professionals. Emphasis on interviewing, interrogation, documentation of evidence in various documents, forms, reports and oral testimony.

Prerequisites: ENG 1101 and CJS 1101

Course Outcomes
  • Apply interviewing techniques given a case scenario or crime scene.
  • Demonstrate basic foundational skills in interrogation techniques given a minimum of five case simulations.
  • Prepare written reports that are accurate, complete and consistent with legal requirements.
  • Document a case from initial incident to disposition by completing all forms and legal requirements given a minimum of five scenarios.
  • Demonstrate professional oral evidence (testimony) offered by a sworn witness on the witness stand given a criminal trial simulation.
Credit Hours: 3
  • Classroom: 3 hours
  • Division: Business and Public Services
  • Department: Criminal Justice Science
  • Repeatable Credit: No
  • Offered Online: Yes