Enhance the forensic skills of law enforcement professionals responsible for crime scene investigations including missing and abducted children cases. Topics include preplanning, chain of custody issues/evidence security, crime scene identification and preservation, crime mapping and photography, trace evidence, finger/palm prints, DNA/body fluids, composite sketching/forensic art and electronic evidence.
Hands-on, facilitated activities will allow you the opportunity to practice the techniques taught in class. One module of this training will be devoted to Identi-Kit training. In order to benefit from this training module, it is recommended that you bring a laptop computer containing Windows 98 or a later version. Your department will receive a contract with the Identi-Kit Corporation which will entitle your department to receive a license and free use of Identi-Kit software for six months. Upon completion of this course, you will be certified Identi-Kit operators.