Biological evidence resulting from violent crime presents unique and challenging issues for crime scene investigators. This course provides participants with information, techniques, and methods for processing and documenting violent crime scenes. Participants will learn how to assess assaults, sexual crimes, and homicides, as well as the physical evidence from such scenes. Course instruction is through lecture, case review, and practical application.
This course meets Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) requirements Texas Forensic Science Academy Processing Evidence of Violent Crimes Course #40058.
Please fax documents to (979) 862-2788 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org 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
- SLR digital camera
- Camera instruction manual
- Electronic flash
- Cable release
- Macro lens, diopters, or extension tubes
- Laptop computer and photo card reader (for photo review)
TopicsCollection and packaging of biological evidence +Collection of impression evidence +Collection of trace evidence +Crime scene documentation +Crime scenes and biological evidence +Processing firearms and ammunition for physical evidence +Processing items for biological evidence
- Law Enforcement and non-commissioned personnel assigned to crime scene investigations
Continuing Education & Professional CreditsTexas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE)+ACE+International Association of Identification (IAI)