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Class: 93964 Evidence Technician Refresher and Update
State/Campus: 
Public Safety Training Center
Start Date: 
1/11/2017
Delivery Mode: 
In Person Classroom
Credits/CEU: 
0.60
City/Location: 
Public Safety Training Center

End Date: 
1/13/2017

Total Hours: 
24.00

Fee: 
$199.00
 
Description:
This course is an Update and Refresher on evidence collection techniques that may cover less familiar protocols, new techniques and/or new products that will benefit the investigator/officer/civilian evidence technician specialist in processing scenes for evidence and collecting that evidence. A review of recommended procedures for proper documentation and collection of material that is to be used for analysis by an agency or individual outside of the investigating agency will also be presented. Instructional presentations will be supplemented with hands-on activities to reinforce the material and technique being presented. The student will gain evidence collection knowledge and forensic skills through classroom lectures, demonstrations and numerous practical assignments involving new techniques and products. This class is also an opportunity for the student to present questions and/or situations for discussion on how evidence could have been collected on difficult surfaces or in/at scenes. Topics covered include: Crime Scene Response, Crime Scene Photography, Scene Documentation, Processing and Recovery of Friction Ridge Detail, Biological Evidence and New Trends in Technology. It is suggested the student has formal evidence collection training and basic photography skills.

Meeting Times:
1/11/2017 - 1/13/2017 Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM PS118

Class Notes:
Students should bring the following items to class: - Digital camera, preferably SLR type that has both automatic and manual capability. Full manual operation or manual override capability is recommended. A total automatic or “Point and Shoot” type camera will limit student’s ability during assignments. - Interchangeable lenses. Zoom lens with close-up capability, macro lens, or close-up attachments will be helpful for the course. - Electronic flash that is not built into camera is available, it should be brought to class. Flash accessories for flash off camera capability include synch cords, extension cords, batteries/packs, brackets etc. should also be brought. - AC adapters, battery chargers, docking stations and USB cords to facilitate completion and viewing of assignments. - External flash drive (jump drive) or blank CDs. - Remote release/control - Tripod - Fingerprint processing kit: Magnetic and Conventional Powder Flashlight - Flashlight - Writing materials and notebook - Magnifier, loop or opt-visor


 
   
Class: 94250 Evidence Technician School
State/Campus: 
Public Safety Training Center
Start Date: 
5/22/2017
Delivery Mode: 
In Person Classroom
Credits/CEU: 
2.00
City/Location: 
Public Safety Training Center

End Date: 
6/9/2017

Total Hours: 
80.00

Fee: 
$450.00
 
Description:
This highly-regarded workshop will utilize the forensic science crime lab and crime scene resources at the Fox Valley Technical College’s Public Safety Training Center for basic evidence identification, documentation, collection and preservation skills. Students will apply their training received and process crime scenes from the initial call into the courtroom where they will present their case investigations in a mock courtroom presentation. Students will be able to process crime scenes in the field upon completion of this course. This course will utilize a great amount of practical hands on activities to support training information and applications in the field. This school is designed for all levels of law enforcement personnel, especially those officers assigned to crime scene responsibilities to include but not limited to investigators/detectives, crime scene personnel, civilian technicians/specialists, coroners and criminal justice/forensic science students. By the end of this training, participants will be able to: * Understand the history of fingerprints and obtain properly roll inked impressions for AFIS storage and searching protocols -Search, document, identify, develop, collect and preserve latent fingerprints. -Understand the basic principles/fundamentals of photography including exposure, filters, various camera/flash and equipment functions. -Apply appropriate daylight and nighttime photography documentation protocols. -Document fingerprint, pattern impressions, injuries and crime scenes. -Apply videography and sketching as a supplement to photography. -Search, identify, document, collect/package and preserve/store different and various types of evidence. Identify the many different types of crime scenes. -Document, collect and preserve evidence at the various/different types of crime scenes. -Apply this training in scenario based crime scene applications and courtroom presentations. Students will need to attend both weeks of classes.

Meeting Times:
5/22/2017 - 5/26/2017 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM PS118
5/22/2017 - 5/26/2017 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM PS131
6/5/2017 - 6/9/2017 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM PS131
6/5/2017 - 6/9/2017 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM PS118
6/5/2017 - 6/5/2017 Monday 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM BANK
6/6/2017 - 6/9/2017 Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM HOTEL-BAR
6/6/2017 - 6/9/2017 Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM GAS STATN

Class Notes:
Required supplies for the class include: note taking materials, fingerprint processing kit and equipment, magnifier or opti-visor and flashlight. Recommended supplies for the class include: digital camera (prefer SLR type) that has both automatic and manual capability, interchangeable lens, zoom lens, macro, wide angle telephoto or close up attachments, flash accessories, extension cord, battery pack, brackets etc., removable media card(s), laptop, AC adapter, battery chargers, docking station, USB cord, external flash drive, camera instructional manual, tripod and other accessories the student desires to use or gain instruction on should also be brought.