Law Enforcement Record-Keeping and Evidence Management Major

This is a program focusing on the principles and procedures for managing records in police or other security offices, including storing and retrieving evidence and related data.

Includes instruction in administrative law and procedures, office management, report preparation, organizational software, database software, physical and digital evidence properties, controlled storage and retrieval, investigative file inventories, case management, security systems, and communications skills.

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What can you do with a major/degree in Law Enforcement Record-Keeping and Evidence Management Major?

A certificate or associate degree will get you started in this field.  After completing your degree in this major, will most likely be working in the capacity of a law/police records clerk.  Some of the duties may include responding to public questions, registering and tracking records of accidents and crimes, and write daily briefs for law enforcement staff.

 

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Professional associations are groups of professionals dedicated to topics in specific fields. Professional associations provide a wealth of online resources, some of which are geared specifically towards students. These organizations typically also host conferences and events, providing great opportunities for learning and networking across your field of interest.

 

 

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