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Courtroom Testimony

FSA111  - 40.00 Hours

Schedule

Start Date

End Date

Location

Class Number

   
12/8/14 12/12/14 Kyle, TX USA LS FSA111 14 enroll  
2/23/15 2/27/15 Galveston, TX USA LS FSA111 15 enroll  

This schedule is subject to change without notice. If you have not received confirmation of the class prior to the class start,
please contact the division at (800) 423-8433 or publicsafety@teex.tamu.edu to get the latest schedule.

Description

Courtroom Testimony PictureCrime scene investigators and peace officers are expected to be expert witnesses. To be perceived as experts, they must establish credibility from the moment they enter the courtroom and proceed to the witness stand to present their testimony. This course provides participants with an understanding of the basic factors that create effective courtroom testimony.

This course meets Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) requirements Texas Forensic Science Academy Courtroom Testimony Course #40056.

Prerequisite

There are no prerequisites for this class

Topics

  • Anatomy of a jury trial
  • Expert witness credentials
  • Qualifying as an expert
  • Testifying in court

Audience

  • Peace officers, crime scene investigators, and other personnel with assignments pertaining to investigation, evidence collection, or evidentiary matters

Requirements

  • Must be licensed or certified peace officers with a current commission or non-commissioned personnel assigned with investigative duties or duties dealing with evidence or evidentiary matters
  • Current resume or curriculum vitae - hard copy
  • Current resume or curriculum vitae - saved to a flash drive

Recommended

Equipment

  • Laptop computer

Government Programs, Certifications and Accreditations

GSA contract number:GS-07F-0357V. GSA customers, to register please contact publicsafety@teex.tamu.edu or call (800) 423-8433.

Education Credits

40.00 Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE)

40.00 International Association of Identification (IAI)

4.00 CEU

Contact Information

Law Enforcement

Phone: (979) 845-6677 | Toll-Free: (800) 423-8433 | Fax: (979) 862-2788
publicsafety@teex.tamu.edu

Other Information

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