FIV153 – 48.00 Hours

Currently there are no scheduled classes for this course. However, in some cases a course can be scheduled to meet your organization’s specific needs. For more information about this course or to schedule a class, please contact Institute for Law Enforcement and Protective Services Excellence at (800) 423-8433 or [email protected] to get the latest schedule.

Course Description

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Registration in this course is only available to those enrolled in the Collegiate Technical Investigation Skills Program (CTISP) of TEEX’s Texas Forensic Science Academy.

Proper crime scene investigation, evidence collection, and documentation are key components to any criminal investigation. This course provides participants with information, techniques, and methods for conducting investigations ranging from general crime scene investigations to death investigations. Course instruction is through lecture and case review with emphasis on practical application.

This course, which meets Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) requirements Intermediate Crime Scene Course #2106, is for Blinn College students participating in the Collegiate Technical Investigation Skills Program (CTISP) of TEEX’s Texas Forensic Science Academy.

Prerequisites

  • Participant must be admitted into CTISP of the TEEX Texas Forensic Science Academy
  • Participant must be admitted into Blinn College
  • Successfully pass a Federal Criminal History Background Check
  • Successful completion of FIV152 Forensic Photography I

Age Requirement

  • Participant must be at least 18 years of age before the CTISP end date

Course Completion Requirements

Course Attire

Participants must wear full length pants/jeans, short/long sleeve shirts (no sleeveless shirts), and closed-toe shoes

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.

To receive course and TCOLE credit, participants must attend the class in its entirety.

Student May Bring

  • Digital SLR camera
  • Tripod
  • External flash
  • Camera cable release
  • Instruction manuals (camera and flash)

Upon successful completion, you will be able to:

  • Crime scene searches and legality
  • Phases of crime scene investigation
  • Crime scene documentation: photography and sketching
  • Identification, collection and preservation of evidence
  • DNA evidence
  • Electronic evidence
  • Collection, classification and identification of fingerprints
  • Fingerprint processing
  • Investigative techniques for specific crime scene areas
  • Crime scene simulation

Suggested Audience

  • Collegiate students seeking technical training to prepare them for employment requiring investigative skills such as crime scene investigators, fire investigators, detectives, medicolegal death investigators, patrol officers and forensic nurses.

Continuing Education And Professional Credits

Note: Live Online Instructor-Led (webinar) courses are not eligible for TCOLE credit.

  • 40.00 hours – Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE)
  • 40.00 hours – State Board for Educator Certification (SBEC)/Texas Education Agency (TEA)
  • 20.00 hours – International Association of Identification (IAI)

Other Information

  • Course enrollment for CTISP is through Blinn College. Please contact Robert Stanberry at (979) 209-7399 or [email protected]

Contact Information

Institute for Law Enforcement and Protective Services Excellence
Phone: (979) 845-6677 | Toll-Free: (800) 423-8433
Email: [email protected]

Payment Info

  • Course fees and enrollment for CTISP is handled through Blinn College. Please contact Robert Stanberry at (979) 209-7399 or [email protected]
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