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Basic Criminal Investigation

FSA105 - 40.00 Hours

Price shown is for commissioned Texas peace officers or non-commissioned personnel employed by a Texas law enforcement agency. Additional fees will apply for out of state and others.


  • Details
    4/9/2018 - 4/13/2018
    Denton TX
    LS  FSA105  46

This schedule is subject to change without notice. If you have not received confirmation of the class prior to the class start, please contact the division at (800) 423-8433 or to get the latest schedule.


Basic Criminal Investigation PictureThis course prepares participants for their transition from a traditional patrol/traffic function to an investigative position, such as a detective. The Basic Criminal Investigation course is also appropriate for those agencies that require officers to perform both patrol and investigative functions. From the initial response to case prosecution, officers will learn how to manage a wide variety of common criminal investigations. Emphasis is placed on preparation of affidavits, procurement and execution of search and arrest warrants, interview and interrogation procedures, and rules governing the collection and preservation of evidence. Additionally, participants will learn case preparation techniques and unique aspects of special topic investigations, such as narcotics, property crimes, and crimes against persons.

This course meets Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) requirements Texas Forensic Science Academy Basic Criminal Investigation Course #40051.


There are no prerequisites for this course.


  • Must be licensed or certified peace officer with a current commission or non-commissioned personnel assigned to investigate/process crime scenes


Basic principles of criminal investigation+Interviewing and interrogation techniques+Utilizing informants+Crime scene investigation+Subpoenas, warrants, and search warrants+Case preparation+Narcotics investigations+Property crime investigations+Crimes against persons investigations+Other types of investigation


  • Patrol officers, newly assigned investigators/detectives and crime scene investigation personnel

Education Credits

  • 4 CEUs

Contact Information

Law Enforcement and Security Training
Phone: (979) 845-6677 | Tollfree: (800) 423-8433

Other Information


Payment Options
  • Credit Card - Complete online registration or call (979) 845-6677
  • Purchase Order - Complete registration form and send to or fax to (979) 862-2788
  • Check - Complete registration form and mail to: TEEX - LAW, P.O. Box 40006, College Station, TX 77842

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