Law Enforcement Investigation and Interviewing Major

This is a program focusing on the principles, procedures, techniques, legal concerns, and problems associated with a criminal investigation.

Includes instruction in administrative law and procedures, courtroom evidence management and preparation, case presentation and court testimony, description and identification, state and federal criminal law and procedures, informant and suspect rights, officer liability, informant and witness management, victim awareness, tactical interviewing, psychology, criminal investigation methods and procedures, report writing and documentation, investigative techniques, and case management.

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What can you do with a major/degree in Law Enforcement Investigation and Interviewing Major?

After completing your degree in this major, you may wish to pursue a career as a detective, criminal investigator, police background investigator, surveillance investigator, and private investigator.

 

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