CIA520 - Private Sector Analysis and Public Safety

Outline information
Semester
Schools offering this subject
Last revision date Jun 21, 2018 12:31:45 PM
Last review date Jun 21, 2018 12:31:45 PM

Subject Title
Private Sector Analysis and Public Safety

Subject Description
This course examines private sector investigative skill techniques as well as the distinctive challenges of discrimination that concern investigations. Students explore the responsibilities of private sector investigative professionals in the investigative process, from selection of the investigative strategies and techniques, to creating reports for corporate, legal, and prosecutorial purposes. Students also analyze the investigative process to determine the strategies that are used in particular cases.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

  1. Assess a crime event to determine the investigative approach.
  2. Identify security investigation methods to support classifying/categorizing evidence and discovering covert crime.
  3. Analyze how discrimination impacts the interview and interrogation process
  4. Examine technological investigative approaches for surveillance.
  5. Defend the role of the private sector investigative professional in security investigations.

Academic Integrity
Seneca upholds a learning community that values academic integrity, honesty, fairness, trust, respect, responsibility and courage. These values enhance Seneca's commitment to deliver high-quality education and teaching excellence, while supporting a positive learning environment. Ensure that you are aware of Seneca's Academic Integrity Policy which can be found at: http://www.senecacollege.ca/about/policies/academic-integrity-policy.html Review section 2 of the policy for details regarding approaches to supporting integrity. Section 2.3 and Appendix B of the policy describe various sanctions that can be applied, if there is suspected academic misconduct (e.g., contract cheating, cheating, falsification, impersonation or plagiarism).

Please visit the Academic Integrity website http://open2.senecac.on.ca/sites/academic-integrity/for-students to understand and learn more about how to prepare and submit work so that it supports academic integrity, and to avoid academic misconduct.

Discrimination/Harassment
All students and employees have the right to study and work in an environment that is free from discrimination and/or harassment. Language or activities that defeat this objective violate the College Policy on Discrimination/Harassment and shall not be tolerated. Information and assistance are available from the Student Conduct Office at student.conduct@senecacollege.ca.

Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
The College will provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities in order to promote academic success. If you require accommodation, contact the Counselling and Accessibility Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.