CJD 4210 Criminal Investigations and Contemporary Issues

General investigative responsibilities and techniques, including administration, preparation, investigative jurisdiction and responsibility and the importance of substantive report writing. Development of Constitutional and procedural controls of the administration of criminal justice. Constitutional limits on law enforcement agencies, including the laws of arrest, search and seizure, admissions and confessions, and eavesdropping; on pre-trial and trial procedures, on past conviction processes. Emphasis on current U.S. Supreme Court decisions. Also deals with planning, research, and development in law enforcement.