Skeletal Death Investigation

FSA109 - 40.00 Hours

Description

Skeletal Death InvestigationClandestine burial sites and scattered human remains pose serious issues for criminal investigators. This course is designed for those responsible for death investigations, including cold case death investigations dealing with skeletal remains. Participants will be introduced to the field of forensic anthropology and receive instruction in the recovery and analysis of human remains. Students will have the unique opportunity to excavate a cadaver while at the body farm at Texas State's Freeman Ranch. Course instruction is through lecture, case review, and field application.

This course meets Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) requirements Texas Forensic Science Academy Skeletal Death Investigation Course #40060.

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
    5/20/2019 - 5/24/2019
    San Marcos TX
    LS  FSA109  10
    Registration Closed

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

Skeletal Death InvestigationClandestine burial sites and scattered human remains pose serious issues for criminal investigators. This course is designed for those responsible for death investigations, including cold case death investigations dealing with skeletal remains. Participants will be introduced to the field of forensic anthropology and receive instruction in the recovery and analysis of human remains. Students will have the unique opportunity to excavate a cadaver while at the body farm at Texas State's Freeman Ranch. Course instruction is through lecture, case review, and field application.

This course meets Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) requirements Texas Forensic Science Academy Skeletal Death Investigation Course #40060.

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

Recommended

  • Participants will be required to conduct field exercises, including excavation of a human cadaver, throughout the week. Dress appropriately with gear for outdoor field work in various types of weather conditions.

Topics

Basics of forensic anthropology +Biological profile +Decomposition and taphonomy +Human osteology +Photography and mapping +Recovery of scattered surface and buried remains +Site identification

Suggested Audience

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

Continuing Education & Professional Credits

Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE)+ACE+International Association of Identification (IAI)

Other Information

Contact Information

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

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