Crime Scene Investigation

FSA106 - 40.00 Hours

Description

Crime Scene InvestigationProper crime scene investigation, evidence collection, and documentation are key components to any criminal investigation. This course provides participants with information, techniques, and methods for conducting investigations ranging from general crime scene investigations to death investigations. Course instruction is through lecture and case review with emphasis on practical application.

This course meets Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) requirements Intermediate Crime Scene Course #2106.

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

Crime Scene InvestigationProper crime scene investigation, evidence collection, and documentation are key components to any criminal investigation. This course provides participants with information, techniques, and methods for conducting investigations ranging from general crime scene investigations to death investigations. Course instruction is through lecture and case review with emphasis on practical application.

This course meets Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) requirements Intermediate Crime Scene Course #2106.

Prerequisites

  • Licensed or certified peace officer with a current commission employed by or attached to a law enforcement/investigative agency
  • Civilian employed by a law enforcement/investigative agency conducting investigative tasks or duties
  • Nurse employed by a medical facility tasked with conducting forensic examinations

Course Completion Requirements

Student Must Provide

  • Digital SLR camera

Attendance Requirements

Class attendance is an essential part of the education process, and participants in TEEX courses are expected to attend all class sessions and field exercises. The course requires participants to attend a minimum of 80% of the class hours as a component of successful course completion.  During the course, your instructor will review any additional attendance requirement, for example a field exercise that cannot be missed.

Participants in a TCOLE credit course must complete the class in its entirety to receive TCOLE credit. 






Recommended

Prior Training Courses or Knowledge


Student May Bring

  • Tripod
  • External flash
  • Camera cable release
  • Instruction manuals (camera and flash)


Course Attire/PPE

  • Participants are encouraged to wear comfortable clothing for classroom and field exercises


Topics

Crime scene searches and legality+Phases of crime scene investigation+Crime scene documentation: photography and sketching+Identification, collection, and preservation of evidence+DNA evidence+Electronic evidence+Collection, classification, and identification of fingerprints+Fingerprint processing+Investigative techniques for specific crime scene areas+Crime scene simulation

Suggested Audience

  • Law enforcement and non-commissioned personnel assigned to investigative tasks and duties such as crime scene investigators, fire investigators, detectives, medicolegal death investigators, patrol officers, corrections officers and forensic nurses

Continuing Education and Professional Credits

4 CEUs
  • Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE)+ACE+International Association of Identification (IAI)
  • Contact Information

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

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    FSA105+FSA118+FSA101+FSA104Basic Criminal Investigation+Foundations of Courtroom Testimony+Forensic Photography I+Latent Print ProcessingBasic Criminal Investigation+Foundations of Courtroom Testimony+Forensic Photography I+Latent Print ProcessingBasic Criminal Investigation+Foundations of Courtroom Testimony+Forensic Photography I+Latent Print Processing

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