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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

New York City Police Department | Evaluated Learning Experience

Arson Investigation

Location: 
Police Academy, 235 East 20th St., New York, NY.
Length: 
70 hours (2 weeks).
Dates: 
January 1983 - June 1987.
Learner Outcomes: 
To provide law enforcement personnel with an understanding of the theory and practical aspects of arson investigation.
Instruction: 
Arson investigation: causes, tactics, motives, examination, pathology, incendiary, accidental; interviewing/interrogation; legal aspects/court testimony; crime scene: packaging of evidence; fatal fires; building construction; explosives/bombs; forensic evidence.
Credit recommendation: 
In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 4 semester hours in Arson Investigation (4/85).

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