Criminal Investigations


The Criminal Investigations course introduces students to the profession of criminal investigations. Students will learn terminology and investigative procedures related to criminal investigation, crime scene processing, evidence collection, fingerprinting and courtroom presentation. Through case studies and simulated crime scenes, students will collect and analyze evidence such as fingerprint analysis and other types of evidence.

SAMPLE LESSON | Crime Scene Documentation

Each lesson includes media-rich presentations, a pre-made lesson plan, assessments and engaging real-world projects and activities. To get an idea of what iCEV offers, explore the sample lesson and resources below.


  • Employability Skills
  • Teamwork in Law Enforcement - Coming Soon
  • Communication in Law Enforcement  
  • Written Reports in Law Enforcement  
  • Criminal Justice & Court Systems
  • Tactical Entry     
  • Arrest Procedure
  • Custody & Interrogation
  • Victims & Witnesses       
  • Handling Drugs in Law Enforcement  
  • Hot Topics - Alcohol Consumption       
  • Evidence Collection: Laws & Regulation
  • Crime Scene Documentation    
  • Crime Scene Sketching  
  • Evidence Collection: Procedures
  • Ethics in Forensic Science
  • Trace Evidence: Glass & Paint  
  • Trace Evidence: Hair & Fiber    
  • Death Investigations      
  • Decomposition Analysis 
  • Forensic Anthropology & Odontology  
  • Fingerprint & Impression Analysis      
  • Blood Spatter      
  • Serology, Blood & Bodily Fluids
  • Toxicology & Controlled Substances    
  • Tool Mark Analysis         
  • Ballistics  
  • Digital Forensics