Career Tech - Criminal Justice Latent Evidence

Criminal Justice-Latent Evidence

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Latent Evidence is a concentration under the curriculum of Criminal Justice Technology. This curriculum is designed to provide knowledge of latent evidence systems and operations. Study will focus on local, state, and federal law enforcement, evidence processing and procedures.

Students will learn both theory and hands-on analysis of latent evidence. They will learn fingerprint classification, identification, and chemical development. Students will record, cast, and recognize footwear and tire-tracks; and process crime scenes. Issues and concepts of communications and the use of computers and computer assisted design programs in crime scene technology will be discussed.

Graduates should qualify for employment in a variety of criminal justice organizations especially in local, state, and federal law enforcement, and correctional agencies.

Students who successfully complete a Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET) program accredited by the North Carolina Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Commission and/or the North Carolina Sheriff's Education and Training Standards Commission will receive credit for CJC 120, CJC 131, CJC 132, CJC 221, and CJC 231 (16 credit hours total) toward the Criminal Justice Technology - Latent Evidence associate of applied science degree program.

Criminal Justice-Latent Evidence, AAS - Program of Study - Course Information

Criminal Justice-Latent Evidence, ​Certificate - Program of Study - Course Information