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Scientific Analysis: From the Laboratory to the Witness Stand
From Monday, November 05 2018
To Friday, November 09 2018
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: Frisco Police Department, 7200 Stonebrook Pkwy, Frisco TX 75034
Contact: Chris Cogan, Training Coordinator 972-292-6110, 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.