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FSCT 8430 - Tactical Analysis 1

Forensic Investigation Part-time Studies Course

School of Computing and Academic Studies

Course Details

Students in this course will focus on the various duties performed by tactical analysts in law enforcement. The students will study the 5 stages of the analysis cycle (planning, collection, collation, analysis, dissemination) and complete a variety of assignments and tasks associated to each of those stages. To complete the tasks, students will use word processing and charting software programs. The majority of the course will focus on the students' ability to collate and analyze the information provided to them. They will then develop their analytical skills in order to effectively target and profile deviant and criminal individuals and groups. The students will use their analytical skills to develop logically sound arguments for a variety of law enforcement actions.

Prerequisite(s)

Admission to a Forensic credential program or permission of the Program Coordinator.

Credits

3.0

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Learning Outcomes

Upon completing this course, the student will be able to:

  • Define analysis.
  • Describe the organizational role of analysts.
  • Describe current trends in analysis.
  • Develop an analytical plan.
  • Apply processes for collecting information.
  • Apply procedures for assessing reliability of service and worth of information.
  • Assemble investigators data in a format to clearly profile subject(s) activities.
  • Describe methods and tools used to generate conclusions about the material.
  • Communicate findings using a variety of communication tools.

Effective as of Fall 2007

Related Programs

FSCT 8430 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Computing and Academic Studies

  1. Forensic Investigation (Crime and Intelligence Analysis Option)
    Part-time   Advanced Certificate
  2. Forensic Investigation (General Criminalistics Option)
    Part-time   Advanced Certificate
  3. Forensic Investigation (Computer Crime Option)
    Part-time   Bachelor of Technology
  4. Forensic Investigation (Crime and Intelligence Analysis Option)
    Part-time   Bachelor of Technology

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