AUTHORS: Orthmann, Christine H. - ©2013
MindTap™ CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION is a highly personalized fully online learning platform of authoritative content, assignments, and services offering you a tailored presentation of course curriculum created by your instructor. MindTap™ CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION guides you through the course curriculum via an innovative learning path where you will complete reading assignments, annotate your readings, complete homework and engage with quizzes and assessments. MindTap includes a variety of web-apps known as "MindApps" – allowing functionality like having the text read aloud to you as well as MindApps that allow you to synchronize your notes with your personal Evernote account. MindApps are tightly woven into the MindTap platform and enhance your learning experience. Evaluate the techniques and importance of documenting the investigative process. Assess the importance of the accuracy and conclusions of investigative reports, criminal evidence, and court testimony. Analyze the constitutional issues that govern criminal investigations. Review the classification and elements of different types of crimes and the processes used for securing a crime scene and protecting evidence. Examine the procedures used to investigate crimes against property. Compare a variety of criminal investigation careers, including educational requirements, employment qualifications, and issues related to professional licensing and ethics.