Midwest Forensic Conference

Thursday through Friday, Jan. 4 and 5, 2018

Homeland Security Education Center
College of DuPage 
425 Fawell Bld. Glen Ellyn, IL 60137


The Suburban Law Enforcement Academy (SLEA) will be hosting the 4th Annual Midwest Forensic Training Conference on Thursday through Friday, Jan. 4 and 5, 2018.

This two day conference will be held at the state of the art Homeland Security Education Center (HEC) building on the beautiful College of DuPage campus located in Glen Ellyn, Illinois. Forensic professionals from local/county/state Law Enforcement Agencies, Crime Laboratories, Coroner’s Offices, Medical Examiner’s Offices and other related organizations will be in attendance from across the Midwest. 

What sets this conference apart from others of its kind is its location and the type of training it supports. The Homeland Security Education Center (HEC) is a 66,000 square foot $24 million dollar state of the art training facility that features a full scale indoor street scene, forensic and cybercrime labs, command center to instruct NIMS protocols, smoke room with movable walls for EMS and fire rescue simulations and an outdoor scaling and repelling tower. 

This year's workshops and lectures include but are not limited to: Fingerprint Photography for the Field and Lab; Property Control – Common Mistakes and How to Prevent Them; Electronic Evidence Involved Investigations; JPAC and Forensic Pathology; Case Studies – Homicide; Fingerprinting Basics; Leuco Crystal Violet and Amino Black – Techniques and Practices; Casting Evidence -Tool marks and more; and Master Classes in Fingerprinting Difficult Surfaces and Crime Scene Processing.


Refer to the conference website for updated workshop and lecture listings. Lectures will be continually added through the end of the year. Registrations forms are available on the website: 


Suburban Law Enforcement Academy (SLEA) at College of DuPage

425 Fawell Blvd.

Glen Ellyn, IL 60137

Voice: (630) 942-2677
Fax:    (630) 942-3766

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