Class Descriptions

Canadian Criminal Justice System: This course provides an overview of the Canadian Criminal Justice System with a particular emphasis on the history, function, role, and organization of Canadian law enforcement services, it examines the operation of the criminal justice system. Each of the major components from enforcement through the courts and correctional services will be explored.

Crime Scenes and Investigation: This course introduces students to the legal considerations and best practices in collecting evidence at the crime scene and throughout an investigation for presentation in a courtroom, including, the rules and procedures that apply to conduct interviews with both witnesses and suspects. It begins with a detailed analysis of Charter-compliant requirements pertaining to the types and admissibility of evidence into a criminal trial procedure. The most current information on digital, DNA, evidence, and crime labs and the multiple usages of forensic science in investigations are explored.


  • Textbooks are provided
  • Criminal Justice is part of Conestoga College’s Policing programs

Schedule (subject to change)

9:00-12:00 Justice
12:30-3:30 CSI

Campus Information

Doon Campus

    • Doon Campus 299 Doon Valley Drive Kitchener, ON
    • DRIVING: You should park in the ‘Orange’ Parking Lots (#1, 3, 4).  You will receive a FREE parking pass.
    • TRANSIT: Use GRT Trip Planner.  The best stop is 1732 – Conestoga College Doon Campus – Door 3