Forensic Photography I

FSA101 - 40.00 Hours

Description

Forensic Photography 1Capturing evidence and documenting the crime scene through skilled photography techniques is crucial to a proper criminal investigation. This course will address the basic concepts of photography and their application to professional crime scene documentation. Course instruction will be through lecture, case review, and practical exercises.

This course meets Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) requirements Texas Forensic Science Academy Forensic Photography Course #40053.

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.

This course can be scheduled to meet your specific needs. For more information about this course or to schedule a class for your organization, please contact Institute for Law Enforcement and Protective Services Excellence at (800) 423-8433 or ilepse@teex.tamu.edu.

Description

Forensic Photography 1Capturing evidence and documenting the crime scene through skilled photography techniques is crucial to a proper criminal investigation. This course will address the basic concepts of photography and their application to professional crime scene documentation. Course instruction will be through lecture, case review, and practical exercises.

This course meets Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) requirements Texas Forensic Science Academy Forensic Photography Course #40053.

Prerequisites

Please fax documents to (979) 862-2788 or send an email to ilepse@teex.tamu.edu two weeks prior to class start date.

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
  • Electronic flash

Recommended

Equipment:

  • Camera instruction manual
  • Tripod
  • Cable release
  • Extra batteries for camera and flash
  • Laptop computer and photo card reader (for photo review)

Topics

Camera and film selection +Camera operation +Common photographic errors +Crime scene photography +Digital photographic processes +Evaluating light +Photographic equipment +Photography in law enforcement +Standards for digital evidence +Utilizing depth of field

Suggested Audience

  • Law enforcement and non-commissioned personnel assigned to crime scene investigation

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

Related Courses

FSA105+FSA106+FSA104+FSA111Basic Criminal Investigation+Crime Scene Investigation+Latent Print ProcessingBasic Criminal Investigation+Crime Scene Investigation+Latent Print ProcessingBasic Criminal Investigation+Crime Scene Investigation+Latent Print Processing

Payment Information

  • Credit Card - Complete online registration or call (979) 845-6677
  • Purchase Order - Complete registration form and send to ilepse@teex.tamu.edu or fax to (979) 862-2788
  • Check - Complete registration form and mail to: TEEX - LAW, P.O. Box 40006, College Station, TX 77842
© Copyright 2019 Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service
A member of the Texas A&M University System
Ver.1.2015.0204