Forensic Fire Fatality Investigation

FSA117 - 40.00 Hours

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

This unique course provides participants the opportunity for hands-on, science-based investigative fire death training utilizing live-burn training aids. Instruction will be on proper systematic processes for crime scene management from the initial scene approach through data collection, documentation, and evidence collection.

This course is eligible for 40 hours Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) credit.

Prerequisite

One course can be transferred from another training provider but additional documentation will be required. Please contact us for further information.

Course Completion Requirements

Equipment

  • DSLR Camera
  • Tripod
  • Flashlight

Recommended

  • Clothing for inclement weather (cold/rain) and/or sun protection
  • Comfortable clothing for scene work
  • Work gloves
  • Scene/work boots
  • Sunscreen
  • Laptop (for scene presentations)

Topics

Fire science and death investigation+Role of the medical examiner+Thermal trauma characteristics and recovery strategies+Fire patterns, charring, and spalling+Mechanisms of death+Postmortem tests and documentation+Fire and explosions injury patterns+Medical evidence of burns and inhalation injuries

Suggested Audience

Commissioned and civilian personnel assigned to scene investigation.

i.e. Fire Investigator, Crime Scene Investigator

Continuing Education & Professional Credits

    Contact Information

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

    Other Information

    • If paying by purchase order or check, please fill out the required registration form and send to law@teex.tamu.edu or fax to (979) 862-2788.
    • This course is a requirement for the Forensic Fire Investigator certificate.

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