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Scientific Analysis (ACE-V): From the Laboratory to the Witness Stand
From Monday, March 27 2017
To Friday, March 31 2017
Every day

 Sponsor: Ron Smith and Associates

Description: This course is designed for all pattern evidence practitioners regardless of experience. Examiners will learn principles used with a scientific environment and how to apply these concepts to thoughts, conclusions and to research. Exercises, specific to fingerprints, will demonstrate the value of rigorous application of scientific protocols for arriving at conclusions and for assessing the conclusions of others.  Practitioners will gain experience in conveying these concepts which will improve training programs and create testimony which will withstand court challenges.

Location: St Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office Training Academy, 39395 Pine St, Pearl River LA 70452
Contact: Sgt Alison Champagne, 985-774-4390 This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it


Interview with an Expert

One of the more specialized areas of crime-scene investigation has to do with searching for evidence of arson. To get some background in this area, we spoke with an individual who has had more than 46 years in fire service, 24 of which have focused specifically on fire/arson investigation.