Criminal Investigation

Simon Palacios, Instructor
Central High School, West Campus

Placement Recommendations:
This class is open to all students at Central High School. Student must be in 11th or 12th grade and/or at least 16 years old. It is also recommended that the student have completed ROP Criminal Justice.

Course Description:
This course is designed to develop an awareness of the various components of criminal investigation. The emphasis is placed on the development of attitudes, skills, and competencies related to criminal investigation. This course introduces students to the study of investigative and analysis techniques. The focus throughout the course will be collection, protection, and preservation of evidence as it relates to the investigative process. Writing and computer skills will also be emphasized.

Class Advisors

All ROP teachers are required to maintain a list of advisors. These advisors are community members that work in fields related to their class, and help to advise them of current trends in the industry.