CANCELED Basic Crime Scene Investigation

Basic Crime Scene Investigation Flyer

The Topeka Police Department is hosting a 5-day course designed for police officers, detectives, and investigators who are tasked with documenting crime scenes as well as collecting, processing, and preserving items of evidence. The course is mixture of lectures & practical exercises.

Topics Covered:
– Basic Crime Scene Photography & Composition
– Low-Light & Examination Quality Photography
– DNA, Trace, & Impression Evidence Recovery
– Crime Scene Sketching
– Bullet Impact Assessment
– Bloodstain Pattern Recognition

Preferred Course Materials:
– DSLR camera with detachable lens
– Standard lens (e.g. 18 – 55mm, 18 – 200mm, or similar)
– Off-camera external flash unit with sync cord
– Tripod
– Strong flashlight