Training

During various times of the year we offer Short Course training to students, law enforcement agencies, forensic science teachers and forensic practitioners.

UPCOMING SHORT COURSES

Entomology
April 2 - 3, 2015
Entomology is a 2-day short course providing a foundation of insect biology with a concentration on forensically significant insects and how insects are used in forensic proceedings.
* * 10% discount if registered and paid by February 15, 2015
* * $300.00 regular registration must be registered and paid by April 1, 2015
* * High School Teachers Only
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Analysis of Blood Stains
April 9 - 10, 2015

This two day course will provide the fundamental physics of bloodstaining and the recognition, processing and analysis of bloodstains at crime scenes. Hands on experience applied to classroom exercises such as calculating impact angle to determine the bloods point of origin.
* * 10% discount if registered and paid by February 15, 2015
* * $300.00 regular registration must be registered and paid by April 1, 2015
* * High School Teachers Only
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Forensic DNA Typing: Basic concepts and practice
June 10 - 12, 2015

This course will cover basic principles of forensic DNA testing as well as hands-on experiments that can be reproduced in a high school laboratory setting. This includes: sample collection and storage, DNA extraction, PCR amplification and genotype analysis of evidence and paternity cases, data interpretation and a little bit of biostatistics.
* * 10% discount if registered and paid by April 15, 2015
* * $450.00 regular registration must be registered and paid by June 1, 2015
* * High School Teachers Only
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CSI Lab Experience
June 15 - 19, 2015
Adventure into the world of crime scene investigation. Participants will learn complex CSI principles and techniques in a fun and engaging way performing team-type hands-on CSI activities, which can easily translate to any classroom setting. Participants will be provided with materials and lesson plans, which can be incorporated into the High School classroom setting. Participants will also gain experience with evidence gathering and testing techniques, such as patterns and glass fracture analysis, trace evidence analysis, creating crime scene sketches and criminal profiling techniques and sketches.
* * 10% discount if registered and paid by April 15, 2015
* * $675.00 regular registration must be registered and paid by June 1, 2015
* * High School Teachers Only
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Human Skeletal Search and Recovery
June 22 - 26, 2015
Participants will learn the basic techniques used by the forensic anthropologists that can be transferred to the high school classroom. After learning the forensic anthropology techniques each team will search and recovery real hu-man remains and then analyze the remains and present their case to the class.
* * 10% discount if registered and paid by April 30, 2015
* * $700.00 regular registration must be registered and paid by June 1, 2015
* * High School Teachers Only
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Pattern Evidence for the Forensic Educator
July 13 - 17, 2015

This 40 hour course will aid the Forensic Educator in understanding and instructing on topics that deal with Pattern Evidence such as Latent Print Identification, Latent Print Processing, and Bloodstain Pattern Analysis. There will be practical exercises to enforce the principles and theory behind the disciplines.
Bovine blood will be used for the bloodstain pattern analysis portion of the course.
* * 10% discount if registered and paid by May 30, 2015
* * $675.00 regular registration must be registered and paid by July 1, 2015
* * High School Teachers Only
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After the Basics: Intermediate Forensic Photography
July 27 - 30, 2015

Intermediate Forensic Photography will offer advanced techniques used in documenting crime scenes and physical evidence. The course will include a review of basic photographic techniques along with the addition of such topics as low light, nighttime and laser photography. Course instruction is through lecture and application exercises.
Required equipment includes: Digital SLR, Tripod, Cable release, and Flash unit.
* * 10% discount if registered and paid by May 30, 2015
* * $575.00 regular registration must be registered and paid by July 1, 2015
* * High School Teachers Only
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