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Fundamentals of Crime Scene Examination and Evidence Collection
From Monday, November 06 2017
To Friday, November 10 2017
Every day

Sponsor: Ron Smith and Associates

Description: This five day crime scene course provides instruction in the identification, processing, preservation and recovery of physical evidence including: scene responsibilities, crime lab capabilities, scene equipment, scene and evidence photography, searching & measuring, biological & trace evidence, footwear & tire evidence, fingerprint processing and handwriting evidence.  Expectations of the public and the courts have risen dramatically over the last several years in the area of physical evidence collection and forensic identification.  Working a crime scene is a "process" that involves a broad range of skills.  With these issues in mind, the purpose of this course is to train crime scene personnel in the skills needed to identify, photograph, process and preserve the crime scene and items of evidence found in them.  The course is intended to provide a foundation for the future development of such expertise through experience and continued training. Attendees will receive
lecture and demonstrations along with participating in class discussions and performing practical exercises to demonstrate acquired skills.

Location: West Hartford Police Department, 103 Raymond Rd, West Hartford CT 06107
Contact: Det Jeremy Tangarone 860-570-8880 This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it


Forensic Podiatry (Part Two of Two)

THE DISCIPLINE of forensic podiatry—or, in other words, the examination of pedal evidence—has progressed significantly over the past ten years. It is no longer a question of “What can you do with a footprint?” but rather, “Who can we use to evaluate the footprint?” Cases involving pedal evidence, especially bloody footprints and issues of determining shoe sizing or fit issues compared to questioned footwear, have become more common over the past two or three years.