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Bullet Trajectory Reconstruction

Hours: 16
Tuition: $295

Program Information:
This 16 hour hands-on program is designed for law enforcement personnel, coroners or medical examiners who have responsibilities as they relate to crime scene investigation, evidence identification, collection and preservation. This curriculum is loaded with live fire exercises and focuses on shooting situations most commonly dealt with by law enforcement. Students will learn about the theory and mathematics of bullet trajectory while conducting mock crime scene practicals.

Curriculum Foundation:
The course is built upon a curriculum in keeping with principles laid out by the International Association for Identification (IAI). Its structure will assist those students in obtaining the IAI Crime Scene Investigator (CSI) certification and will also provide the necessary foundation for SLEA’s advanced Crime Scene Technician/Investigator courses.

Students are required to bring their department's digital or 35mm camera and tripod to class.

Topics include:

  • Management of a shooting scene from the perspective of
    an evidence technician
  • Documentation of a shooting crime - Indoors and Outside
  • Photography of the shooting scene
  • Diagram a shooting scene utilizing dowelling, string and/or lasers
  • Be able identify radial and concentric fractures on glass
  • Be able to make general objective statements concerning estimated angles of impact showing the direction of force

**Cancellations for this class must be received by SLEA 35 days prior to the start of the program in order to avoid being billed!**

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Jim Kempinski
Program Manager

Voice: (630) 942-2939

Trisha Augustyn
Administrative Assistant

Voice: (630) 942-2295

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Fax: (630) 942-3766


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