CJS4000 Forensic Technology

Course Overview

Educational Level: Graduate, Master
Credit Hours: 3 Credits
Instructor: Johnston

Course Description:

This course exposes students to the dynamics associated to the assessment of how information technology is utilized within the criminal justice. The elements acquiring, implementing, and evaluating information technology within the criminal justice system will be explored; in addition, the issues associated to the conceptual modifications and organization change within the industry of policing will be evaluated to illustrate the challenges associated to this arena.

How This Course Benefits Students:

The course is intended to be both an introduction and an intensification of topics covered in other courses but with an emphasis on the implementation of information technology within criminal justice agencies.

Why This Course Is Important:

There have been numerous advancements within the realm of technology that have perpetrators employing devious measures to commit various types of offenses against those that innocently utilize technology for convenience. The criminal justice system incorporates the investigation of information technology into the inquiry of crime mapping patterns, data collection elements, managerial measures, as well as policy implications. This course is designed for students to ascertain the various challenges that subsist within this industry as well as exploring the theoretical applications pertaining to motive and crime causation alike.