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Evidence Collection Protocols for Human Bodies

Hours: 8
Tuition: $125

Program Information:

Evidentiary known standards obtained from suspects are often required for laboratory analysis of trace and other evidence recovered from crime scenes. These standards must be collected legally and using best practices to eliminate cross contamination and maximize officer safety. It is also often necessary to photograph victims’ injuries and collect trace evidence from victims of crimes such as domestic battery and sexual assault.

 This 8-hour course will discuss:

  • Legal considerations in the collection of suspect standards

  • The eye witness system of evidence collection

  • Officer and suspect safety

  • The ten rules of suspect standards collection

 This hands on workshop will provide training in the collection of the following evidentiary items from suspects and live victims:

  • Photographic evidence

  • Trace Evidence

  • Fingernail Scrapings/Clippings

  • Gun Shot Residue

  • Buccal Swabs

  • Hair Samples

  • Clothing Collection

  • Suspect Sexual Assault Kit

  • Major case fingerprints

**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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