"Truth Through Evidence"
This course is intended for new crime scene investigators and detectives. The course is open to active law enforcement professionals. The training prepares students for IAI certification by providing instruction in crime scene management, scene search, impression evidence, scene documentation, trace evidence, and processing specific crime scenes. The course includes practical exercises using common crime scene equipment, techniques and chemistry.
This course is intended for more experienced crime scene investigators and detectives who have completed a basic crime scene investigation course. The training includes crime scene reconstruction techniques, advanced documentation, lab and field processing techniques.
The course is about the identification, recovery and examination of explosive components for physical evidence. The unique techniques often used by bomb makers can be exploited along with traditional physical evidence processing. Recognizing the components and the subsequent processing techniques for improvised and traditional explosive devises are covered. Students must have an understanding of forensic processing techniques and equipment.
The course is intended for new and experienced crime scene investigators and detectives tasked with the recovery of this underutilized evidence. The course is open to university students and law enforcement professionals.
This course is intended for new and experienced crime scene investigators and detectives who have attended a basic crime scene class. Training is open to university students and law enforcement professionals. The coursework prepares students for IAI certification and IABPA membership. The course develops a fundamental knowledge of the bloodstain pattern analysis discipline illustrating to the student the basic principles of bloodstain pattern analysis and the practical application of the discipline to actual casework. This course is not intended to create an "expert" in the discipline but is an essential foundation on which to begin the understanding and application of this forensic specialty. The course follows IABPA guidelines and includes practical exercises and experiments.
This is the 2nd level training course on a path to understanding the characteristics of blood and its relationship with differing forces, persons and surfaces. The pace of the training requires the student to have participated in an actual bloodstain pattern analysis and attended a basic BPA 40 hour course. This course includes all the IABPA advanced course requirements.
The training was developed for bloodstain pattern analysts and experienced crime scene investigators. Mixed and Sequenced bloodstain patterns will introduce the students to some of the commonly experienced bloodstain patterns with multiple events and explore several options on how to sequence the bloodstains. Students will learn to recognize the limitation of event sequencing and differentiation when bloodstains arrive upon a surface at nearly instantaneous times and the patterns become mixed together.
This is a 16 hour course intended for professional fire/arson investigators and is open to certified arson/fire investigators. The course is an overview of crime scene practices and procedures. Practical exercises will be incorporated into the training to demonstrate evidence documentation, preservation and collection techniques.
The course is intended for new and experienced crime scene investigators and detectives. The course is open to university students and law enforcement professionals. Training includes operation of a DSLR camera, basic techniques and solutions to commonly encountered problems.
The course is intended for new and experienced crime scene investigators and detectives. The course is open to university students and law enforcement professionals. Training modules include low light and infra-red photography methods.
Taking physical evidence and assembling a plausible explanation of how an incident took place is a frequently encountered task. This course will guide you in the set up and limitations for this activity and subsequent presentation of the reconstruction.