$595

Crime Scene Investigation Course (80 Hours)

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Death Investigation Training Academy

116 South Smith Street

Cuba, MO 65453

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The Crime Scene Investigation Course is for Crime Scene Investigators, Evidence Technicians, Detectives, Investigators, Uniformed Officers and anyone who has the responsibility of processing a crime scene. The student will learn the necessary skills to identify, document, collect and process various types of evidence that may be encountered at a crime scene. This course will be both challenging and demanding. Almost all blocks of instruction will be followed by an exercise or exercises to reinforce the lecture materials, with a majority of the exercises including photography as part of the exercise. Some of the exercises will be as simple as writing a description from a photograph to as complex as actually utilizing various fingerprinting and sketching techniques. The students will learn the various techniques to document evidence, which includes note taking, photography and sketching. The students will then progress into various methods used to locate evidence. The students will learn the various types of physical evidence and the appropriate methods used to document the particular evidence

Items each student is required to bring:

The students would need to bring a camera, an external flash, a tripod, a sync or PC cord for the external flash, a shutter release cord or remote control and a flashlight. Optional Item: If your agency has an Alternate Light Source and can spare being without it for 2 weeks, bring it to the class. The student will use that Alternate Light Source when performing several of the practical exercises.

Content

The course will follow the format of the book the Complete Crime Scene Investigation Handbook. The Handbook is divided into 6 Sections, Introduction, Documentation, Locating Evidence, Types of Evidence, Special Considerations and Putting it all Together. This course will begin with identifying the investigative team and their individual responsibilities. This is followed by a review of the Forensic Search and Seizure. Attendees will then learn the various methods to document a crime scene, which include:

  • Note Taking
  • Photography
  • Sketching

Following the documentation instruction, attendees will be given instruction on Locating Evidence, which includes

  • Crime Scene Searching Techniques
  • Alternate Light Source
  • Presumptive Tests and Chemical Enhancements
  • Latent Fingerprint Development
  • Evidence Collection and Packaging

The attendees will then take the instruction from Section 2 and learn the various methods to specifically identify, document, collect and process the following types of evidence:

  • Physical Evidence
  • Serological Evidence
  • Trace Evidence
  • Firearms and Toolmark Evidence
  • Footwear and Tire Impression Evidence
  • Digital Evidence
  • Injury Documentation

The attendees will then learn the documentation of evidence that may not always present at all crime scenes, however, may encounter from time to time. These various special considerations include:

  • Shooting Scene Documentation
  • Bloodstain Documentation
  • Clandestine Graves and Scattered Human Remains
  • Fire Scenes
  • Questioned Document Evidence

The attendees will wind down the training with lectures on the processing methodology and report writing. The attendees will then have an opportunity to put their knowledge to work by processing a mock crime scene.

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Instructor


Mr. Baxter has over 25 combined years in law enforcement. He began his law enforcement career in 1991 with the Norman Police Department’s EMS Division. This unique service provided EMS care to the citizens of Norman, Oklahoma through the Police Department. At that time, there were only a handful of police agencies that provided EMS services to their citizens and one of three that actually provided ambulance service through the police department. Mr. Baxter joined the Oklahoma City Police Department in 1998 and is currently assigned to the Crime Scene Unit of the Oklahoma City Police Department.

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FAQs

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Contact the organizer of this event at support@deathinvestigation.training or call 1-888-556-0177

Can I pay by check or purchase order?

Yes - If your agency or government body wishes to register and pay by check or purchase order, contact the organizer directly for registration form and mailing instructions. support@deathinvestigation.training

What's the refund policy?

A refund cannot be given for this event. However, credit will be given for this - or other courses in the future with one year.

Lodging and Hotels

Our preferred Hotel provider is Super 8 Hotel. Their phone number is 573-885-2087. When making reservations use reservation code (criminal and death investigation course) to get the program price.

Is the training held within walking distance of any hotel?

No

What is the nearest Airport

The nearest airport is Lambert Field in St. Louis Missouri.





Disclaimer: The instructors, authors, and DITA make no warranty, expressed or implied, to the students attending this training and accept no responsibility for its use or application. The student assumes sole responsibility for determining the appropriateness of any suggested methodology, calculation or investigative application; for any conclusions drawn from the results of its use, and for any actions taken or not taken as a result of analysis performed using this investigative training.

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Death Investigation Training Academy

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