The Forensic Investigator I Certificate is designed to give graduates a recognized credential that can translate into greater recognition within their respective field. After completing the five required courses offered through the Texas Forensic Science Academy graduates will have a basic understanding of criminal investigation from capturing evidence and properly documenting a crime scene to understanding the basic factors that create an effective courtroom testimony.
- Basic Criminal Investigation (Classroom or Online)
- Crime Scene Investigation
- Forensic Photography I
- Latent Print Processing
- Courtroom Testimony
Once all 5 courses have been completed, applicants should confirm they meet all certificate requirements using the Forensic Investigator I Application and return to the TEEX Law Enforcement & Security Training division. Eligibility of each candidate will be reviewed and email notification of decision will be sent.