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Class: 94250 Evidence Technician School
Public Safety Training Center
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In Person Classroom
Public Safety Training Center

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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:
Recommended items students should bring to 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.