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AJ 135 - Crime Scene Investigation I

Unit(s): 3

Prerequisite:AJ 102
Transfers to: CSU

This course is an introduction to forensic science and its role in criminal investigations. The course examines the basic methods of collecting, analyzing, and reporting evidence. Through the development of practical skills in crime scene techniques, it addresses topics including computer crimes; biological evidence like fingerprints, blood, the skeleton, tooth marks, and hair; pathology and toxicology; and evidence associated with forensic chemistry like fibers and traces, discharged firearms, accelerants, and illicit drugs.

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Rio Hondo College, serving the communities of El Monte, Pico Rivera, Santa Fe Springs, South El Monte, and Whittier for over 50 years.


Rio Hondo College
3600 Workman Mill Road
Whittier, CA 90601

Phone: (562) 692-0921
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