Photography for Patrol

FSA403 - 16.00 Hours

Description

In this hands-on course, law enforcement personnel will be able to demonstrate their ability to capture quality photographs in the field and while on patrol. Participants will learn how to operate their camera while exploring the implications of light, depth of field, and common issues and errors while capturing quality photographs. Progression levels of photographs and their proper sequence will be covered in the context of scenes encountered by the call responsive patrol officer. Photographs as digital evidence will also be addressed. Course instruction is through lecture and application exercises.

This course meets Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) requirements Texas Forensic Science Academy Photography for Patrol Course #667372.  

This course can be scheduled to meet your specific needs. For more information about this course or to schedule a class for your organization, please contact Institute for Law Enforcement and Protective Services Excellence at (800) 423-8433 or ilepse@teex.tamu.edu.

Description

In this hands-on course, law enforcement personnel will be able to demonstrate their ability to capture quality photographs in the field and while on patrol. Participants will learn how to operate their camera while exploring the implications of light, depth of field, and common issues and errors while capturing quality photographs. Progression levels of photographs and their proper sequence will be covered in the context of scenes encountered by the call responsive patrol officer. Photographs as digital evidence will also be addressed. Course instruction is through lecture and application exercises.

This course meets Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) requirements Texas Forensic Science Academy Photography for Patrol Course #667372.  

Prerequisites

  • Licensed or certified peace officer with a current commission employed by or attached to a law enforcement/investigative agency

Attendance Requirements

Class attendance is an essential part of the education process, and participants in TEEX courses are expected to attend all class sessions and field exercises. The course requires participants to attend a minimum of 80% of the class hours as a component of successful course completion.  During the course, your instructor will review any additional attendance requirement, for example a field exercise that cannot be missed.

Participants in a TCOLE credit course must complete the class in its entirety to receive TCOLE credit.


Recommended

Student May Bring

  • Digital SLR camera
  • Electronic flash
  • Tripod
  • Measurement scale
  • Flashlight


Topics

Operating your camera+Light+Depth of field+Capturing quality photographs+Crime scene photography+Digital evidence

Suggested Audience

Law enforcement personnel assigned duties that may require taking photographs for evidentiary purposes such as patrol officers.

Continuing Education and Professional Credits

1.6 CEUs
  • Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE)
  • Contact Information

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

    Related Courses

    FSA404+FSA101+FSA112Fingerprint Processing for Patrol+Forensic Photography I+Forensic Photography IIFingerprint Processing for Patrol+Forensic Photography I+Forensic Photography IIFingerprint Processing for Patrol+Forensic Photography I+Forensic Photography II

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    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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