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John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Copy of PSC 107.02: The Criminal Investigative Function: Welcome, Contact Information & Course Requirements


Welcome to PSC 107.02: The Criminal Investigative Function. This is a ZTC (Zero Textbook Cost) course) which means the student does not have to purchase an expensive textbook. The textbook required for this course may be checked out of the library or purchased for less than $30. The purpose of this course is to introduce students to the field of criminal investigation. During the course, the student will be taken on the journey of criminal investigation from the crime scene to the courtroom.

Course Requirements and Policies

Students need to be properly registered for the course.  If a student misses an online lecture, he/she will be solely responsible for obtaining the class notes from another student; therefore, you are encouraged to exchange contact information with each other for course related issues

Contacting Me

  • Should you have any questions or needs during the semester please do not hesitate to contact me.
  • E-mail is the only way to reach me.
    • Include in the subject line PSC 107. If you do not hear back from me assume that I have not received your e-mail.

Blackboard/CUNY First.

  • It is your responsibility to know the functions and how to navigate on Blackboard.
  • All lectures and exams will be posted on Blackboard.
  • I will be communicating with you throughout the semester by both Blackboard and the CUNY First e-mail system.

Contact Information

Police Studies
Department of Law, Police Studies & Criminal Justice Management

  • PSC 107: The Criminal Investigative Function
  • Online,  Asynchronous Class
  • Professor: Robert E. Thursland
  • Office Location: 422-21T  (212)237-2296   
  • E-Mail: