Practical Crime Scene Processing & Investigation
February 27 - March 3
Demonstrate knowledge of the six basic activities involved in crime scene processing and the general order of these activities.
Recognize the general categories of physical evidence, what a crime laboratory can do with this evidence and accepted methods of recovery.
Demonstrate knowledge of the critical aspects of assessing a crime scene, including scene containment, crime scene team composition considerations, choosing the most effective crime scene search technique and scene hazard identification and mitigation.
Describe the different scene mapping methods.
Describe the three basic photographs utilized for crime scene documentation.
Describe and demonstrate the basic elements of crime scene narratives.
Recognize basic bloodstain patterns.
Discuss the function, theory and application of an alternative light source in crime scene processing.
Recognize the affect of effective crime scene documentation on crime scene analysis.
Describe basic methodologies of crime scene analysis.