Crime Scene Course

The Colorado Bureau of Investigation Forensic Services will host two different Crime Scene Investigation classes. Please read the descriptions of each class to determine which class is best suited for your needs. 

FEES:  There will be no fee for this training; however, all meals and lodging will be the responsibility of the attendee or their law enforcement agency.

 

Class 1
 
Crime Scene Investigation for the First Responder 
Course Description: This course is intended for the patrol officer / patrol deputy who has the responsibility to secure the scene of serious crimes and process the scene of less serious crimes such as burglary or recovered stolen vehicles.  Topics include initial response / crime scene management, basic photography, scene diagramming, latent fingerprint and DNA collection.  Also included are evidence packaging as well as case presentations and practical exercises to highlight key learning points from lectures.
 
This course is 16 hours. Class size is limited and authorization is required.
 
Dates and locations:
 
March 5-6 Johnstown, Colorado
March 19-20 Wheat Ridge, Colorado
March 27-28 Grand Junction, Colorado
April 17-18 Pueblo, Colorado
 
 
 
Class 2
 
Crime Scene Investigation for the Scene Investigator / Detective
Course Description: This course is intended for the newly appointed Crime Scene Investigator (CSI) / Detective, or those who need a refresher/additional training, and who are responsible for processing crime scenes ranging from property crimes to crimes against persons.  Topics included cover initial response / crime scene management, advanced photography, death / injury / human decomposition, DNA and biological evidence collection, firearms and tool-mark evidence, latent print collection, footwear / tire impression evidence, trajectory analysis, bloodstain pattern analysis.  Also included are evidence packaging as well as case presentations and a capstone practice exercise to reinforce key learning points from lectures.
 
This course is 32 hours. Class size is limited and CBI authorization is required.
 
Dates and locations:
 
April 23-26 Wheat Ridge, Colorado
 
Registration must be done using this link: https://greatermetroregion.com/events/crime-scene-investigations/
 
For the below dates please use the below link for registration
 
August 20-23 Pueblo, Colorado
August 27-30 Grand Junction, Colorado
 

 

CONTACT INFORMATION:  If you have any questions, please contact Lisa Yoshida at lisa.yoshida@state.co.us