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Criminal Justice - Latent Evidence
Associate in Applied Science Degree (A5518A)


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Overview

Latent Evidence is a concentration under the curriculum of Criminal Justice Technology.  This curriculum is designed to provide knowledge of latent evidence systems and operations.  Study will focus on local, state and federal law enforcement, evidence processing and procedures.

Students will learn both theory and hands-on analysis of latent evidence.  They will learn fingerprint classification, identification and chemical development.  Students will record, cast, and recognize footwear and tire-tracks; and process crime scenes.  Issues and concepts of communications and the use of computers and computer assisted design programs in crime scene technology will be discussed.

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  Degree Available

Criminal Justice Technology--Latent Evidence Degree

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Program Outcomes

Latent Evidence is a concentration under the curriculum of Criminal Justice Technology.  This curriculum is designed to provide knowledge of latent evidence systems and operations.  Study will focus on local, state and federal law enforcement, evidence processing and procedures.

Students will learn both theory and hands-on analysis of latent evidence.  They will learn fingerprint classification, identification and chemical development.  Students will record, cast, and recognize footwear and tire-tracks; and process crime scenes.  Issues and concepts of communications and the use of computers and computer assisted design programs in crime scene technology will be discussed.

Graduates should qualify for employment in a variety of criminal justice organizations especially in local, state, and federal law enforcement, and correctional agencies.

 

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Resource

North Carolina Justcie Academy

North Carolina Training and Standard

North Carolina Attorney General

National Institute of Justice

American Jail Association

Police Foundation

International Association of Chiefs of Police

TruTV: Forensic Files

Forensic Evidence

International Association for Identification

The Officer Down Memorial Page

Commission on Accreditation of Law Enforcement Agencies

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  Contact Us

Department Chair, Criminal Justice and Paralegal Technology:  Calvin Shaw
Office: CAS 109
Phone:  704-922-6270
Email: shaw.calvin@gaston.edu

You may contact the faculty and staff for any further questions.

Faculty Member

Office Phone

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E-mail Address

Kavin Bitter 704.922.6292 CAS110 bitter.kavin@gaston.edu

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