LAWE 339

Violent Crime Investigation

4 Undergraduate credits
Effective August 15, 2017 – Present

Graduation requirements this course fulfills

Students will learn about criminal investigations and critical techniques to enhance solving cases. Student will learn how to identify the different types of violent crimes, and how to systematically investigate each type of violent crime. Students will learn how to develop a criminal profile, and gain insights to what motivates criminal behavior.

Learning outcomes


  • Analyze a crime scene to determine a subject's personality and thought patterns.
  • Demonstrate written and oral communication skills.
  • Develop a Psychological Profile of the offender's personality.
  • Examine, develop and apply a systematic approach to investigating violent crimes.

Fall 2020

Section Title Instructor
01 Violent Crime Investigation Evans, Andrew W Books Course details