Processing Evidence of Violent Crimes

FSA108 - 40.00 Hours

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.

Currently there are no scheduled classes for this course. However, this course can be scheduled to meet your specific needs. For more information about this course or to schedule a class, please contact Law Enforcement and Security Training at (800) 423-8433 or law@teex.tamu.edu.

Description

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.

Prerequisites

Please fax documents to (979) 862-2788 or send an email to law@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

  • SLR digital camera
  • Tripod

Recommended

Equipment

  • Camera instruction manual
  • Electronic flash
  • Cable release
  • Macro lens, diopters, or extension tubes
  • Laptop computer and photo card reader (for photo review)

Topics

Collection 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

Suggested Audience

  • Law Enforcement and non-commissioned personnel assigned to crime scene investigations

Continuing Education & Professional Credits

  • 4 CEUs

Other Information

Contact Information

Law Enforcement and Security Training
Phone: (979) 845-6677 | Tollfree: (800) 423-8433

Resources

Payment Options
  • Credit Card - Complete online registration or call (979) 845-6677
  • Purchase Order - Complete registration form and send to law@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

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