Investigation and Evidence

Course Code: PFP 253

Academic Year: 2023-2024

This course will provide students with a basic knowledge of forensic science and the role it plays in a criminal investigation. How forensic evidence contributes to the investigative process, such as interpreting crime scenes, injury and sudden death, will be discussed. The role of trace evidence, fingerprint identification and fibre identification will be examined. Students will gain an understanding of recording, collecting, and preserving evidence from a crime scene and its presentation in court.