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Special Studies

CRJ 281 - Private Security/ Loss Prevention Investigations

Start Date: 01/20/2015 - End Date: 05/15/2015

This course will cover the process of initiating, conducting and completing an investigation within the private security field. Particular attention will focus on the role of technology within private security investigations, analyzing different types of investigations, defining the multiple components of an investigation, describing skills an investigator must possess, explaining the interviewing process of witnesses and suspects, and the obtaining of written statements. Finally, additional topics such as legal liabilities, investigator and business responsibilities, the role of law enforcement, and the future of private investigative services will be discussed.

3 Credits

Prerequisite: CRJ 102