Forensic Photography II

FSA112 - 40.00 Hours

Description

Forensic Photogrpahy 2Once an investigator has mastered basic forensic photography, there are advanced skills and techniques that can allow for greater effectiveness in documenting crime scenes and physical evidence.  Participants will learn photographic techniques such as low light/nighttime, ultraviolet, infrared, and laser photography.  Course instruction is through lecture, case review, and application exercises.

This course meets Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) requirements Texas Forensic Science Academy Forensic Photography II Course #40054.

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
    7/22/2019 - 7/26/2019
    Conroe TX
    LS  FSA112  32
  • Details
    8/5/2019 - 8/9/2019
    El Paso TX
    LS  FSA112  30

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

Forensic Photogrpahy 2Once an investigator has mastered basic forensic photography, there are advanced skills and techniques that can allow for greater effectiveness in documenting crime scenes and physical evidence.  Participants will learn photographic techniques such as low light/nighttime, ultraviolet, infrared, and laser photography.  Course instruction is through lecture, case review, and application exercises.

This course meets Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) requirements Texas Forensic Science Academy Forensic Photography II Course #40054.

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

  • SLR camera (digital format highly recommended)
  • Electronic flash
  • Cable release
  • Tripod
  • Flashlight

Recommended

Equipment

  • Camera instruction manual
  • Electronic flash instruction manual
  • Extra batteries for camera and flash
  • Laptop computer and photo card reader (for photo review)
  • Macro lens, diopters, or extension tubes
  • Color contrast filters
  • Photographic (forensic) barrier filters
  • Blue #47 glass filter for B&W film
  • RM72 infrared glass filter
  • Various light sources to paint with light: flash light, spotlight, pen light

Topics

Equipment and basic exposure review +Macro photography+Nighttime photography+Reciprocity failure+Flash photography+Painting with light+Shooting reconstructions+Bloodstain photography+Ultraviolet and infrared photography+Photographic perspective

Suggested Audience

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

Continuing Education and Professional Credits

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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