060-0025/01 – Criminalistics and security technologies (KRBT)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Security ServicesCredits4
Subject guarantordoc. Mgr. Ing. Radomír Ščurek, Ph.D.Subject version guarantordoc. Mgr. Ing. Radomír Ščurek, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2022/2023Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesFBIIntended for study typesFollow-up Master
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
LIC07 Ing. Stanislav Lichorobiec, Ph.D.
SCU66 doc. Mgr. Ing. Radomír Ščurek, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit and Examination 2+2
Part-time Credit and Examination 14+0

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

The student will be able to apply, evaluate and organize information arising from the offense and find through knowledge of criminology appropriate solutions in assessing the acts presented to him and will be familiar with and will design and manipulate security technologies that use the forces of law and order.

Teaching methods

Other activities


The student with the study of the subject in the first part called criminology, gets acquainted with the laws of origin, collection and use of traces and forensic evidence with a focus on developing methods, procedures, means and operations for successful detection, investigation and prevention of crime. Teaching is focused on the introduction to criminology (history, traces, identification), forensic techniques (individual fields such as mechanoscopy, dactyloscopy, forensic chemistry, forensic biology), forensic tactics (eg interrogation, recognition, reconstruction) and methodology of criminal investigation. acts (eg methodology for investigating murders, robberies, thefts). The next part of the course explains the technologies and techniques to effectively detect infringements.

Compulsory literature:

Girard, James E.: Criminalistics, Jones and Bartlett Publishers, Inc., 2017, ISBN: 9781284142617, 498 s. Svoboda, I., Kol.,: Kriminalistika, KEY Publishing, Ostrava, 2016, ISBN 978-80-7418-259-4, 365 stran Ščurek, R.: Biometrické metody identifikace osob v bezpečnostní praxi, VŠB-TU Ostrava – ediční středisko 840, katedra 040, 1. vydání, Ostrava, 2016, 58 stran, CD, Ščurek, R.: Technika bezpečnostních služeb-skripta, VŠB-TU Ostrava, ediční středisko 840, katedra 040, 1. vydání, Ostrava, 2008, 97 stran, CD, ISBN 978-80-248-1733-0. Ščurek, R., Holubová, V.: Bezpečnost transportu cenin před protiprávní činy-skripta, VŠB-TU Ostrava – ediční středisko 840, katedra 040, 1. vydání, Ostrava, 2008, 112 stran, CD, ISBN 978-80-248-1734-7

Recommended literature:

Saferstein, R.: Criminalistics: An Introduction to Forensic Science, 12th Edition, Forensic Science Consultant, 2018 Straus, J.: Kriminalistika, kriminalistická technika, PA ČR, 2004, Praha Musil, J., Konrád, Z., Suchánek, J.: Kriminalistika. C.H.Beck, Praha 2001 Straus, J. a kol.: Úvod do kriminalistiky. Plzeň: Čeněk 2004, 175s.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

Presentation and activity in practice. Credit test. Written and oral exam.


Other requirements

Attendance at least 80% and continuous evaluation of the activity and fulfillment of assigned written assignments. Excuse for not participating in advance.


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. Criminology, general division and definition. Characteristics related to forensic technology, methodology and tactics. Group and individual identification, traces and indications. 2. Forensic technology. Methods, division and characteristics of individual disciplines of forensic technology. 3. Forensic technology, dactyloscopy, trasology, odorology, ballistics, chemistry. 4. Forensic technology, biology, electrical engineering, pyrotechnics. 5. Forensic methodology of investigation, division, meaning and characteristics of individual types of forensic methodology. 6. Methodology of investigation of traffic accidents, investigation of extraordinary events, investigation of economic, property, violent and moral crime. 7. Forensic tactics. Division, meaning and characteristics of individual disciplines of criminal tactics, version, interrogation, reconstruction. 8. Forensic tactics, recognition, experiment, confrontation, crime scene and person inspection, search, tactical administrative preparation. 9. Means of capturing the current state of the crime scene and the object, the rules of searching the crime scene, the methods of security searches of objects and personal searches. 10. Technical road control, internal management act of the Police of the Czech Republic, instruction of the director of the directorate of the traffic police service No. 8/2019, search of the accident site, speed measurement, influence of addictive substances and technical parameters 11. Competitive intelligence. 12. Technology of detective and operational tactical activities.

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2022/2023 Winter semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Credit and Examination Credit and Examination 100 (100) 51
        Credit Credit 30  10
        Examination Examination 70  21
Mandatory attendence parzicipation: 80%

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2022/2023 (N1032A020006) Physical security engineering TFB P Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
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