Training Calendar - Investigation

This is just a brief listing of training courses from now through February that might be of interest to those working in crime-scene investigation or forensic science. Many more listings can be found on our online Training Calendar.

Street Drugs Recognition and Identification
Sponsored by: Butler Technical and Career Development School
November 16, 2011 - November 16, 2011
Designed for patrol officers who need to understand and identify the various types of drugs that are found in street patrol.
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Veterinary Forensic Science: Animal Crime Scenes
Sponsored by: University of Florida
November 16, 2011 - November 18, 2011
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Website: http://conferences.dce.ufl.edu/ssp/section.aspx?s=1400033908

Liquor Enforcement and Investigation
Sponsored by: Butler Technical and Career Development School
November 17, 2011 - November 17, 2011
Designed for police patrol officers and investigators. Liquor rules, conducting inspections, conducting investigations, developing cases to be presented at liquor license hearing and conducting stings.
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Courtroom Survival Skills
Sponsored by: Butler Technical and Career Development School
November 18, 2011 - November 18, 2011
Courtroom adversarial process and techniques for ensuring your testimony is presented as credible and intelligent. Report writing, trial preparation, evidence exhibits, courtroom demeanor, direct examination, cross examination, expert witnesses.
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Arson Investigation for Law Enforcement
Sponsored by: Butler Technical and Career Development School
November 19, 2011 - November 20, 2011
Provides the law enforcement officer with an introduction to the technical aspects of an arson investigation. Topics include principles of incendiary fire analysis, environmental and psychological factors of arson, legal considerations, trial preparations, working with fire department personnel and evidence considerations.
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Arson Investigation for Law Enforcement
Sponsored by: Butler Technical and Career Development School
November 21, 2011 - November 22, 2011
Provides the law enforcement officer with an introduction to the technical aspects of an arson investigation. Topics include principles of incendiary fire analysis, environmental and psychological factors of arson, legal considerations, trial preparations, working with fire department personnel and evidence considerations.
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Confidential Sources
Sponsored by: Butler Technical and Career Development School
November 26, 2011 - November 26, 2011
Instruction on development, use and management of confidential sources. Includes documentation, briefing, debriefing, control issues and undercover procedures.
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Detective and New Criminal Investigator Training
Sponsored by: PATC
November 28, 2011 - December 2, 2011
Beginning the criminal investigation, the crime scene, injury and death investigations, sex crimes, supplemental investigations, property crime investigations, police media relations, interviews, conducting interrogations, management of your cases and case study.
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Website: http://www.patc.com

Fundamentals of Latent Print Examination
Sponsored by: IAI, RS&A
November 28, 2011 - December 2, 2011
Designed as next step in the training of individuals working toward a career in the friction ridge examination profession.
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Digital Photography for Law Enforcement
Sponsored by: FLETC
November 29, 2011 - December 8, 2011
Designed for law enforcement officers, criminal investigators and crime scene technicians who have a fundamental understanding of digital photography.
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Website: http://www.fletc.gov/training/programs/technical-operations-division/digital-photography-for-law-enforcement-dple/

Digital Photography for Law Enforcement
Sponsored by: IPTM
November 30, 2011 - December 2, 2011
How to properly use your agency's digital camera. Document both crime scene and specific evidence. Process and properly archive resulting computer images for courtroom purposes.
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Website: http://www.iptm.org

Property Room Management Training
Sponsored by: IPTM
November 30, 2011 - December 1, 2011
This course will provide you with the information you need to maintain security and integrity of your department's property and evidence. Document, Inventory, Control, Disposition and Purging. Legal issues and OSHA requirements.
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Basic Bloodstain Pattern Analysis Workshop
Sponsored by: MAAFS
December 5, 2011 - December 9, 2011
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Clandestine Drug Lab Awareness
Sponsored by: Butler Technical and Career Development School
December 5, 2011 - December 5, 2011
1-day course provides both road officers and investigators with a basic understanding of Clandestine Drub Labs. Provides instruction regarding the hazards and dangers of these labs. Intro to Clan Lab Problem, Health and Safety Hazards/OSHA Regulations, Methamphetamine Manufacturing, investigative Case Management and Techniques, Evidence and Court Issues, Illegal Assembly Investigations.
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Crime Scene Reconstruction of Shooting Incident
Sponsored by: IPTM
December 5, 2011 - December 9, 2011
Assist the crime scene analyst, technician or investigator in the use of effective reconstruction principles at crime scenes where indentations and/or projectile holes are evident.
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Homicide Investigation
Sponsored by: IPTM
December 5, 2011 - December 9, 2011
Knowledge and skills to thoroughly and professionally investigate any possible homicide situation.
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Website: http://www.iptm.org

Scientific Methodolody: ACE-V Daubert
Sponsored by: Insitute for Forensic Science
December 5, 2011 - December 7, 2011
Designed for all friction ridge practitioners who arrive at conclusions and may need to explain those to attorneys or juries.
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Website: http://www.depts.ttu.edu/ifs/calendar.php

Courtroom Testimony Techniques - Success Instead of Survival
Sponsored by: IAI, RS&A
December 6, 2011 - December 7, 2011
For individuals who have a fear of public speaking, or who have not had much formal courtroom testimony training.
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Improving Investigations
Sponsored by: Crime Clues and Lies
December 6, 2011 - December 8, 2011
Covers the basics from crime scene protection and evidence collection, to fundamental skills of photography, latent prints and footwear, trace evidence and DNA. Covers human factor, interviewing, developing rapport, enhancing witness memory, strategic use of evidence in interviews, deception in language and statement analysis techniques. Terrific for patrol officers and new investigators.
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Website: http://www.truthsleuth.com

Advanced Techniques for Unresolved Death Investigations
Sponsored by: IPTM-St Petersburg College, FL
December 12, 2011 - December 16, 2011
This course will provide you with innovative techniques that could lead to the resolution of unresolved death cases. You will take part in an in-depth study of the differential diagnosis of death, with heavy emphasis on the latest scientific techniques available to the homicide investigator.
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Forensic Authentication of Digital Images
Sponsored by: National Center for Media Forensics - University of Colorado, Denver
December 12, 2011 - December 14, 2011
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Website: http://cam.ucdenver.edu/ncmf

Latent Processing Course
Sponsored by: Focoss Forensics
December 19 - December 21
Designed for police officers, detectives, CS investigators, and criminalists who process evidence for latent prints.
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Evidence Collection Accelerated Training Program
Sponsored by: SIRCHIE Fingerprint Laboratories
January 9, 2012 - January 13, 2012
Hands on use of equipment and materials to achieve a thorough and comprehensive understanding of evidence collection mission.
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Website: http://www.sirchie.com

Evidence Photographer Certification
Sponsored by: EPIC
January 12 - January 17
Sets guidelines and standards and provides information through instruction.
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Website: http://www.evidencephotographers.com

Crime Scene Photography Phase I
Sponsored by: SIRCHIE Fingerprint Laboratories
January 16, 2012 - January 18, 2012
Designed for all personnel in the judicial process who are charged with taking crime scene photographs and/or presenting the images in judicial and administrative proceedings.
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Crime Scene Photography Phase I
Sponsored by: SIRCHIE Fingerprint Laboratories
January 16 - January 18
Designed for all personnel in the judicial process who are charged with taking crime scene photographs and/or presenting the images in judicial and administrative proceedings.
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Examination of Simultaneous Impressions
Sponsored by: IAI, RS&A
January 17, 2012 - January 19, 2012
Advanced course designed for examiners who want to learn more about the use of simultaneous impressions in the identification process.
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Statement Analysis Seminar
Sponsored by: Siskiyou County S.O.
January 20, 2012 - January 20, 2012
How to analyze a verbal and written statement to detect deception and to gain additional information.
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Website: http://www.statementanalysis.com/yreka

40-Hour Introduction to the Science of Fingerprints
Sponsored by: SIRCHIE Fingerprint Laboratories
January 23, 2012 - January 27, 2012
Learn the fundamental techniques of fingerprint pattern interpretation and how this information is used to accurately classify, compare, and identify fingerprints.
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Math & Physics of Bloodstain Pattern Analysis Workshop
Sponsored by: MAAFS
January 23, 2012 - January 27, 2012
Presented by specialized training unit Miami-Data PSTI
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Property Room Management Training
Sponsored by: IAPE -Las Vegas PD
January 30, 2012 - January 31, 2012
Best practices for evidence and property room management. 2-day course offers training on DNA storage, audits and inventoris, documentation, packaging, shelving, barcodes and security, firearms handling, narcotics handling, auction, disposal and diversion, bio-hazards, and certification
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Website: http://iape.org/forms/classes/home

Evidence Collection Accelerated Training Program
Sponsored by: SIRCHIE Fingerprint Laboratories
February 6, 2012 - February 10, 2012
Specialized training course designed to further the knowledge and skills of law enforcement professionals in evidence collection and crime scene technology.
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Website: http://www.sirchie.com

2012 Annual Training Conference of the ACSR
Sponsored by: ACSR
February 14, 2012 - February 16, 2012
Includes Last Piece Society meeting.
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Basic/Intermediate Diagramming with CrashZone/CrimeZone
Sponsored by: Fontana Police Department
February 20, 2012 - February 24, 2012
FactualDiagrams.com, Discusses principles and operation of CrashZone/CrimeZone™ software used for illustrating crash and crime scenes.
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Website: http://www.factualdiagrams.com

Documentation, Collection & Preservation of Footwear & Tire Track Evidence
Sponsored by: IAI, RS&A
February 27, 2012 - March 1, 2012
Designed to focus on two groups: police officers, investigators, detectives and CTS/CSIs looking to recover forensic evidence, as well as footwear/tiretrack examiners who receive impression evidence from agencies for examination and comparison.
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