Basic Crime Scene Investigations

Basic Crime Scene Investigations is a 2-day course is designed to improve the forensic crime scene investigations skill of a newer investigator. This is a hands-on course and students will learn doing practical exercises. This course would also be great for patrol officers or deputies who specialize on crime scene investigations for their agencies or patrol shifts.

Topics Include

  • Scene Documentation: Photography and Written Documentation
  • Crime Scene Investigative Procedures
  • Protecting your Scene
  • Chain of Custody Considerations
  • Types of Evidence Present at Your Scenes
  • Trace Evidence Collection Methods
  • DNA Evidence Introduction and Collection Methods
  • How to Photograph a Scene Properly
  • Latent Print Processing
  • Case Studies
  • Practical Exercises

Instructor: Joe Lopedito

If possible, students should bring the following equipment:

  • DSLR Camera
  • External Flash
  • Tripod

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