Courses for Law Enforcement or partnership agencies only:
Course Description: The instructors of this course provide hands-on training of latent print processing skills with some advanced techniques to improve evidentiary results when process a property crime.
Fire Debris Collection, Packaging, and Laboratory Analysis
Course Description: This 4-hour course is geared towards fire investigators, police officers, or personnel tasked with the collection, packaging, and submission of fire debris evidence. Topics will include collection, packaging, and preservation of fire debris, liquid evidence, clothing items, soil, biohazards, and the collection of comparison samples. Also included is a brief presentation of how the samples are processed, analyzed, and preserved in the lab. Understanding laboratory report wording, and what information does the report provide you if your case goes to trial will also be discussed. Additional topics of interest may be covered as time allows. Certificates will be issued for 4 hours of training.
03/26/2020: Broomfield, CO 8am-12pm (Broomfield Police Department 11600 Ridge Pkwy, Broomfield, CO 80021)- Canceled
04/15/2020: Pagosa Springs, CO 8am-12pm (Pagosa Fire Protection District 191 N. Pagosa Blvd, Pagosa Springs, CO 81147)- Canceled
DNA/Serology 101 + STRmix Training
Course Description: This course is intended for attorneys who will be using serology and/or DNA results and the testimony of an expert witness in the courtroom. Topics include: serology (body fluids and trace DNA); DNA testing and interpretation (autosomal and YSTR testing); statistical analysis of DNA results including STRmix; results and reporting; CODIS; and preparation for testimony prior to trial. Check back for course registration.
Courses open to anyone:
None at this time.