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Basic Criminal Investigation

FSA105  - 40.00 Hours

Schedule

Start Date

End Date

Location

Class Number

   
10/20/14 10/24/14 Amarillo, TX USA LS FSA105 34 enroll  
5/18/15 5/22/15 Temple, TX USA LS FSA105 35 enroll  

This schedule is subject to change without notice. If you have not received confirmation of the class prior to the class start,
please contact the division at (800) 423-8433 or publicsafety@teex.tamu.edu to get the latest schedule.

Description

Basic Criminal Investigation PictureThis course prepares participants for their transition from a traditional patrol/traffic function to an investigative position, such as a detective. The Basic Criminal Investigation course is also appropriate for those agencies that require officers to perform both patrol and investigative functions. From the initial response to case prosecution, officers will learn how to manage a wide variety of common criminal investigations. Emphasis is placed on preparation of affidavits, procurement and execution of search and arrest warrants, interview and interrogation procedures, and rules governing the collection and preservation of evidence. Additionally, participants will learn case preparation techniques and unique aspects of special topic investigations, such as narcotics, property crimes, and crimes against persons.

This course meets Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) requirements Texas Forensic Science Academy Basic Criminal Investigation Course #40051.

Prerequisite

There are no prerequisites for this class

Topics

  • Basic principles of criminal investigation
  • Interviewing and interrogation techniques
  • Utilizing informants
  • Crime scene investigation
  • Subpoenas, warrants, and search warrants
  • Case preparation
  • Narcotics investigations
  • Property crime investigations
  • Crimes against persons investigations
  • Other types of investigation

Audience

  • Patrol officers, newly assigned investigators/detectives and crime scene investigation personnel

Requirements

  • Must be licensed or certified peace officer with a current commission or non-commissioned personnel assigned to investigate/process crime scenes

Government Programs, Certifications and Accreditations

GSA contract number:GS-07F-0357V. GSA customers, to register please contact publicsafety@teex.tamu.edu or call (800) 423-8433.

Education Credits

40.00 Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE)

40.00 International Association of Identification (IAI)

4.00 CEU

Contact Information

Law Enforcement

Phone: (979) 845-6677 | Toll-Free: (800) 423-8433 | Fax: (979) 862-2788
publicsafety@teex.tamu.edu

Other Information

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