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$76 per credit hour
If you haven't registered during the current semester, there is a $15 registration fee
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NOTE: If you are registering for a LEO class you should either call the number listed below or register in person at GCC. Online registration will be difficult because these classes are restricted to Law Enforcement Personnel requiring proof of eligibility.
Registration: (623) 845-3333
Criminal Investigations Certificate Program LEO281AA through AG
Also known as “The Detective School” by some agencies. These are the courses required by some valley agencies for officers to test for Investigations. All courses have been approved as to form for POST continuing training credit.
A college "certificate of completion program" is a special classification which denotes a specifically designed group of classes to allow the participant to attain a CERTIFICATE attesting to their completed studies.
The Investigations Certificate Program consists of 7 classes. When an officer has completed all seven classes, they then apply for the certificate through the Registrar’s office.
Criminal Investigations I (LEO 281AA) (1 Credit Hour) (16 contact hours)
Crime Scene Responsibilities
Basic Internet Search Techniques
Instructors: Det. Bruce Foremny | Rob Hawkins | John Bustoz
Criminal Investigations II (LEO 281AB) (1 Credit Hour) (16 contact hours)
Search & Seizure
Categories of Searches
Burden of Proof
Searches Falling Outside the Scope of the Fourth Amendment
Drafting and Execution of Search Warrants
Instructor: Ofc. Craig Walker | Phoenix Police Department
Criminal Investigations III (LEO 281AC) (1 Credit Hour) (16 contact hours)
Interview and Interrogation
Legal Aspects of Interview and Interrogation
Confessions and Interrogations
Instructors: Dep. Co. Attny. Shane Krauser | Det. Rob Hawkins
Criminal Investigations IV (LEO 281AD) (1 Credit Hour) (16 contact hours)
Composing the Body of the Report
Assembling the Case
Submission for Complaint
Instructor: Ofc. James Maish (Ret.) | Phoenix Police Department
Criminal Investigations V (LEO 281AE) (1/2 Credit Hour) (8 contact hours)
Courtroom Preparation and Testimony
Instructor: Dep. Co. Attny. Shane Krauser
Criminal Investigations VI (LEO 281AF) (1/2 Credit Hour) (8 contact hours)
Identifying, handling and data recovery
Instructor: Sgt. Jerry Barker | Phoenix Police Department
Criminal Investigations VII (LEO 281AG) (1 Credit Hour) (16 contact hours)
Conclusion & Scenario Based Evaluation
Field Problems - Crime Scene Scenarios
Crime Scene Evidence
Crime Scene Diagram
Laboratory Analysis Attachments
Instructors: Det. Bruce Foremny | Det. Rob Hawkins | Det. John Bustoz
Class format: Normally offered in 6 consecutive weeks.
Spring Semester: Wednesday & Thursday, 8AM - 5PM
Fall Semester: Tuesday & Wednesday, 8AM-5PM
Costs: In addition to tuition, there is a $5 course fee for each class to cover books. There is also a $15 registration fee if you are not currently enrolled at GCC.
Class Requirements: Must be a certified peace officer or employee of a law enforcement agency (I.D. will be checked on first day of class) or permission of the instructor.
Class Location: Glendale Regional Public Safety Training Center, 11550 W. Glendale Ave. (2 miles west of the Loop 101)