October 23, 2023 - October 27, 2023
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
- Peace Officers
Capital Area Council of Governments - Lantana Room
Enter the Lantana through the Suite 155 main entrance. The suite’s door way is to the left in building 310’s main lobby.
This Intermediate Crime Scene Investigations course takes a hands-on approach to explaining the objectives and legal obligations required when performing a crimes scene search. The course provides classroom instruction and interactive scenario-based training using mock crime scenes where officers will take on various roles to collect, process, and investigate evidence.
Broken into various topics, the week-long course covers the following objectives as well as others:
- Guidelines for conducting crime scene searches
- Conducting preliminary investigations
- Understanding the importance of the chain of custody, a final survey of the crime scene, debriefings, maintaining case files and conducting follow investigations
- Organizing a search action plan
- Establishing a command post and search team
- Learning the considerations of identifying, marking, collecting, and preserving evidence
- Identifying investigations tools and equipment for crime scene searches
- Identifying different classes of evidence
- Taking personal safety precautions when collecting evidence
TCOLE mandates this course for law enforcement officers to become an intermediate level peace officer.
Instructor: Expert Instructor Sarah Wilson, Evidence Forensic Supervisor, Seguin Police Department
TCOLE Training Hours: 40
Register early. This is a popular class.
Attendee must bring their PID # to receive TCOLE credit for courses affiliated with CAPCOG. To promote a professional environment, CAPCOG requires proper business attire. T-shirts, shorts, capri pants and flip-flops are prohibited. No meals provided with training.