BC's Indigenous Public Post-Secondary Institute

CAPS-145 - Public Safety Investigational Techniques - 3.00 Credits

CAPS-145 - Public Safety Investigational Techniques - 3.00 Credits

Course Details
This course utilizes a problem-based learning model that requires learner interaction and role-playing. Learners will practice the process of applying informed and modern approaches to investigating criminal offences and are introduced to the procedures and processes of investigational duties as related to public safety.
Part of the:
  • Available/Required in the following Programs:
  • Community and Public Safety Professional Certificate Program - Certificate Completion Plan
  • Course offered:
  • Spring 2024 (January - April)
  • Prerequisites : None
    Course Outline
    Instructors Qualifications:

    Relevant Master’s Degree or Equivalent

    Office Hours: 1.5 per week
    Contact Hours: 45
    Student Evaluation
    Assignments 50-70%, Final 30-50%, Total 100%. Grading procedures follow NVIT policy.
    Learning Outcomes:

    Upon successful completion of this course students should be able to: 

    • explore various interviewing techniques and communication styles;

    • demonstrate an understanding of appropriate investigational processes, procedures, and communication styles for both minor and major crimes;

    • determine the primary steps when approaching various crime scenes;

    • describe the interviewing processes for victims, suspects, witnesses, and informants;

    • apply appropriate communication styles to investigate scenarios and work with people with diverse backgrounds and experiences; and

    • demonstrate appropriate preparedness for court room procedures.

    Text and Materials:
    Other Resources:
    Transfer Credits: For more information visit: www.bctransferguide.ca
    Other Information:
    Current Course Offerings:
    CAPS-145-01     08 Jan 2024 - 19 Apr 2024