Forensic Technician

FSA100 - 80.00 Hours

Description

Forensic TechnicianPhysical evidence collected at the scene of a crime is often the single most critical element in criminal prosecution and conviction. This course provides participants with information, techniques, and methods for conducting crime scene investigations and processing crime scene evidence. Course instruction is through lecture and case review with emphasis on practical laboratory application, scenario-based practical application, and proper photography techniques.

This course meets Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) requirements Texas Forensic Science Academy Forensic Technician Course #40052.

Price shown is for commissioned Texas peace officers or non-commissioned personnel employed by a Texas law enforcement agency. Additional fees will apply for out of state and others.

Schedule

  • Details
    7/8/2019 - 7/19/2019
    Fort Worth TX
    LS  FSA100  51
  • Details
    8/12/2019 - 8/23/2019
    Conroe TX
    LS  FSA100  52

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 ilepse@teex.tamu.edu to get the latest schedule.

Description

Forensic TechnicianPhysical evidence collected at the scene of a crime is often the single most critical element in criminal prosecution and conviction. This course provides participants with information, techniques, and methods for conducting crime scene investigations and processing crime scene evidence. Course instruction is through lecture and case review with emphasis on practical laboratory application, scenario-based practical application, and proper photography techniques.

This course meets Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) requirements Texas Forensic Science Academy Forensic Technician Course #40052.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Course Completion Requirements

  • Must be licensed or certified peace officers with a current commission or non-commissioned personnel assigned to investigate/process crime scenes

Equipment:

  • Digital SLR camera
  • Tripod

Recommended

  • Foundations of Forensic Photography
  • Participants will conduct field exercises and processing activities throughout the course and are encouraged to dress appropriately for field exercises and processing activities by wearing older, comfortable clothing

Equipment:

  • Camera instruction manual
  • Camera cable release
  • Macro lens or diopters
  • Laptop computer or photo card reader (for photo review)

Topics

Crime scene documentation +Crime scene searches and legality +DNA evidence +Electronic evidence +Evidence collection, packaging, and preservation +Fingerprint processing with chemicals and dyes +Powder processing fingerprints +Processing blood prints +Processing fingerprints on difficult surfaces

Suggested Audience

  • Peace officers, deputies, and crime scene investigation personnel

Continuing Education & Professional Credits

Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE)+ACE+International Association of Identification (IAI)+Oklahoma Council on Law Enforcement Education and Training (CLEET)

Other Information

Contact Information

Institute for Law Enforcement and Protective Services Excellence
Phone: (979) 845-6677 | Tollfree: (800) 423-8433

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