Course DescriptionLaw enforcement officers will develop CSI skills which will give them the knowledge and practical experience to do every forensic and evidence technician investigation in a professional manner. Topics include photography of crime scene and evidence diagrams and field sketches crime scene processing trace evidence bloodstain evidence crime scene management and fingerprint processing. Special emphasis will be given in: burglary theft fire and arson investigations death and sexual assault investigations impression evidence macro photographic techniques tool and bite marks firearms and report writing. Students must bring departmental camera tripod and flash.
This course is certified and reimbursable through the Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board for Illinois officers.
The Evidence Technician class is designed for law enforcement professionals; however we have opened seats to college students in forensic science studies high school forensic science teachers and insurance or fire investigators. Requests to attend will be reviewed and approved on a case-by-case basis. Contact (847) 543-2990 or firstname.lastname@example.org to determine eligibility.
Typically Offered: Offered summer fall & spring.