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FTEC 114 - Fire Investigation

Unit(s): 3.00

Advisory: ENGL 035 or ENLA 100 or appropriate placement; READ 043 or appropriate placement
Transfers to: CSU

This course provides the fire technology or other interested students with an understanding of determining causes of fires including accidental, suspicious, and incendiary. Topics covered include arson laws, field note taking, and fire cause. Also addressed are the recognition and preserving of evidence, the interviewing of witnesses and suspects, arrest and detention procedures, court demeanor, and the giving of court testimony.

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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.

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Rio Hondo College
3600 Workman Mill Road
Whittier, CA 90601

Phone: (562) 692-0921
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