Protection, Security and Investigation: Crime Scene Investigation

Protection, Security and Investigation: Crime Scene Investigation

Protection, Security and Investigation: Crime Scene Investigation (2016-2017)

How to Apply

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Program Length

Two semesters, beginning in September


Protection, Security and Investigation: Crime Scene Investigation

Contact Information

Mike Gamble, program co-ordinator
416.675.6622 ext. 3377


The 2016/2017 fee for two semesters is
– domestic $3,962.08
– international $14,200.
Amounts listed are the total of tuition, lab and material fees, student service and auxiliary fees for the first two semesters of the 2016/2017 academic year. Fees are subject to change.

Approximately $300 – $500 per semester for textbooks and supplies.


Start DatesAvailability
2016 SeptemberOpen

Admission Requirements

To be eligible for admission, you must possess the following:
• A Police Foundations, Law and Security Administration or Protection, Security and Investigation diploma from an accredited institution, or a university degree in a related field

All applicants whose first language is not English must meet Humber’s English Language Proficiency Policy.

Selection: Admission selection is based on the academic criteria indicated.

Meeting minimum eligibility requirements does not guarantee admission.

Additional Requirements

• Some law enforcement agencies have standards for minimum hearing and vision. Further, mental and physical health and good moral character and habits will be required. Employers in some sectors of the law and security field may require students to undergo a police record check for criminal offences and mandatory bonding. It is important for potential students to understand that certain requirements are beyond the control of Humber and may prevent students from completing the full program, and/or securing employment. Applicants are advised to check the requirements for specific positions in which they are interested before enrolling in this program.

• Valid Standard First Aid with CPR-C and Automated External Defibrillator (AED) may be required by employers

• Police Record Check: Students in programs or occupations involving direct contact with vulnerable persons are required to undergo a police record check. The police record check may have to be renewed every three to six months thereafter. Faculty will support students upon arrival to the program to ensure they apply for the correct type of police documentation at the appropriate time.

Our Program

Humber’s Protection, Security and Investigation: Crime Scene Investigation (CSI) diploma program is an ideal way for Police Foundations, Law and Security Administration and Protection, Security and Investigation diploma graduates, as well as university graduates from related fields, to build on their knowledge and skills, thereby enhancing their credentials and improving their career prospects as CSIs.

This unique program, the only one of its kind in Ontario, helps fill the ongoing demand for qualified crime scene investigators by teaching students about the most modern techniques in:
– fingerprint classification and development
– DNA and blood profiling
– crime scene management and analysis
– detecting deception
– handwriting analysis
– criminal profiling
– court preparation and testimony.

Our industry partners work with us to ensure all course content is current, relevant and practical. Get a clear picture of the field from professors with real-life work experience in public and private policing.

Your training takes place in a state-of-the-art crime scene studio and forensic lab, located in the Humber Centre for Justice Leadership. This innovative facility features a simulation lab for processing forensic evidence from staged crime scenes including taking photos, collecting and protecting the evidence, and sketching and measuring the scene. The Centre for Justice Leadership also features four interviewing labs for practising interrogation techniques.

Note: Optional information sessions may be held throughout the year for applicants who wish to learn more about this program. For dates, call 416.675.6622 ext. 3484.

List of Courses

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Your Career

As a graduate of our program, you can:
– take your law enforcement career to the next level
– develop specialized skills that can vault your career in criminal justice forward in crime scene investigation (CSI)
– learn about criminal behaviour and how to effectively manage crime scenes and analyze evidence
– position yourself to pursue employment on municipal, provincial and national police services in Canada, as well as with private policing agencies
– take advantage of professional networking opportunities through Humber’s connections with police services agencies in the Greater Toronto Area and southern Ontario, that have strong reputations for training crime scene investigators.

Our Industry Partnerships

The School of Social & Community Services has successful partnerships with an extensive list of agencies that have provided employment opportunities for Humber graduates: Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Toronto Police Service, York Regional Police, Halton Regional Police, Durham Regional Police, Peel Regional Police, Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), Canadian Security Intelligence Service, Go Transit, Correctional Service of Canada, Toronto West Detention Centre, Syl Apps Youth Centre and numerous private security and investigation agencies.


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