Course: Criminal Science

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Course title Criminal Science
Course code KPG/B2KRM
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Seminar
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Vichlenda Milan, JUDr. Ph.D.
  • Nováková Zdenka, JUDr. Ph.D.
Course content
Criminalistics as an independent scientific discipline. Creation, searching, securing, analysing and utilising traces and material evidence in the process of revealing, explaining and investigating crimes. Techniques and tactics in criminalistics, methodology of investigation. Methods of identifying people and things, dactyloscopy, portrait identification, biology in criminalistics, odourology, chemistry in criminalistics, criminalistic versions, planning and organizing investigation, the crime scene and safeguarding it, utilising specialists and experts, criminal evidence. General questions on methodology of investigating violent crimes, crimes against morality, property, economic crimes, and traffic crimes. Methodology of investigating juvenile crimes and crimes perpetrated on juveniles, drug crimes and organized crimes.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Dialogic Lecture (Discussion, Dialog, Brainstorming)
  • Attendace - 26 hours per semester
  • Preparation for the Exam - 60 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
Criminal science. Traces- origin, ways of searching, safeguarding,analysis, making use of evidence in criminal science. Techniques, tactics, investigation methods. Identifying people and things, dactyloscopy, portrait identification, criminalistic biology nd chemistry. Planning and organizing investigation.
Theoretical knowledge and practical ability of aplication legal rules in fixed law branch.
Prerequisites
Knowledge of basic legal institutes of fixed branch.

Assessment methods and criteria
Seminar Work

Successful completion of a written test.
Recommended literature
  • MATĚJKA, M. (2002). Počítačová kriminalita.. Praha.
  • MUSIL, J., KONRÁD, Z., SUCHÁNEK, J. (2001). Kriminalistika.. Praha.
  • SUCHÁNEK, J. a kol. (1996). Kriminalistika - kriminalisticko technické metody a prostředky.. Praha.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Education Pedagogy - public administration (BB15) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Summer
Faculty of Education Pedagogy - public administration (BB14) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Summer
Faculty of Education Pedagogy - public administration (BB16) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Summer