Courtroom Testimony Practical Applications

FSA119 - 24.00 Hours

Description

Crime scene investigators and peace officers are expected to be expert witnesses. To be perceived as experts, they must establish credibility from the moment they enter the courtroom and proceed to the witness stand to present their testimony. This course provides participants with practical activities to develop and enhance their ability to give effective courtroom testimony. Activities include communication skills evaluations, presenting expert witness credentials, and mock testimony in a simulated courtroom.

This course meets Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) requirements Texas Forensic Science Academy Courtroom Testimony Course #40067.

Schedule

  • Details
    7/15/2019 - 7/17/2019
    Stafford TX
    LS  FSA119  6

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

Crime scene investigators and peace officers are expected to be expert witnesses. To be perceived as experts, they must establish credibility from the moment they enter the courtroom and proceed to the witness stand to present their testimony. This course provides participants with practical activities to develop and enhance their ability to give effective courtroom testimony. Activities include communication skills evaluations, presenting expert witness credentials, and mock testimony in a simulated courtroom.

This course meets Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) requirements Texas Forensic Science Academy Courtroom Testimony Course #40067.

Prerequisites

Course Completion Requirements

  • Laptop
  • Printed and electronic copy of a current CV and/or resume
  • Courtroom attire as per your agency policy for classroom activities on day 3

Recommended

Topics

Effective Communication in Court+Expert Witnesses+Testifying in Court

Suggested Audience

Peace officers, crime scene investigators, and other personnel with assignments pertaining to investigation, evidence collection, or evidentiary matters that may be required to testify in court

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

Related Courses

FSA118+FSA105+FSA107+FSA106Foundations of Courtroom Testimony+Basic Criminal Investigation+Basic Property Technician+Crime Scene InvestigationFoundations of Courtroom Testimony+Basic Criminal Investigation+Basic Property Technician+Crime Scene InvestigationFoundations of Courtroom Testimony+Basic Criminal Investigation+Basic Property Technician+Crime Scene Investigation

Payment Information

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  • Purchase Order - Complete registration form and send to ilepse@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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