Forensic Photography I

FSA101 - 40.00 Hours

Description

Forensic Photography 1Capturing evidence and documenting the crime scene through skilled photography techniques is crucial to a proper criminal investigation. This course will address the basic concepts of photography and their application to professional crime scene documentation. Course instruction will be through lecture, case review, and practical exercises.

This course meets Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) requirements Texas Forensic Science Academy Forensic Photography Course #40053.

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
    9/2/2019 - 9/6/2019
    Angleton TX
    LS  FSA101  87

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 Photography 1Capturing evidence and documenting the crime scene through skilled photography techniques is crucial to a proper criminal investigation. This course will address the basic concepts of photography and their application to professional crime scene documentation. Course instruction will be through lecture, case review, and practical exercises.

This course meets Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) requirements Texas Forensic Science Academy Forensic Photography Course #40053.

Prerequisites

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

  • Civilian employed by a law enforcement/investigative agency conducting investigative tasks or duties
  • Nurse employed by a medical facility tasked with conducting forensic examinations

Please fax proof of course completion to (979) 862-2788 or send an email to ilepse@teex.tamu.edu at least two weeks prior to class start date.  Students will be contacted via email to confirm approval and admittance into course.

Course Completion Requirements

Student Must Provide:

  • Digital SLR camera

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 requirements, for example a field exercise that cannot be missed. 

To receive course and TCOLE credit, participants employed by or attached to law enforcement/investigative agencies must attend the class in its entirety.     


Recommended

Student May Bring:

  • Electronic flash
  • Cable release
  • Tripod
  • Camera instruction manual
  • Extra batteries for camera and flash
  • Laptop computer and photo card reader (for photo review)

Topics

Camera and film selection +Camera operation +Common photographic errors +Crime scene photography +Digital photographic processes +Evaluating light +Photographic equipment +Photography in law enforcement +Standards for digital evidence +Utilizing depth of field

Suggested Audience

  • Law enforcement and non-commissioned personnel assigned to investigative tasks and duties such as crime scene investigators, fire investigators, detectives, medicolegal death investigators, patrol officers, corrections officers and forensic nurses

Continuing Education and Professional Credits

Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE)+ACE+International Association of Identification (IAI)+Oklahoma Council on Law Enforcement Education and Training (CLEET)+Texas Education Agency (TEA)

Contact Information

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

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FSA106+FSA104+FSA100Crime Scene Investigation+Latent Print Processing+Forensic TechnicianCrime Scene Investigation+Latent Print Processing+Forensic TechnicianCrime Scene Investigation+Latent Print Processing+Forensic Technician

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Payment Information

  • Credit Card - Complete online registration or call (979) 845-6677
  • 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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