The success of an investigation that involves a definable crime scene depends heavily on the initial observations and actions of the first officer to arrive at the scene. The primary purpose of this free course is to address the task of the uniformed officer on the scene of a crime. You will learn the proper procedures in protecting crime scenes, recognizing and discovering evidence, evidence potential, obtaining information, and performing a number of crucial functions in a relatively short period of time.
The first responding uniformed officer to the crime scene is the most important person of the entire case. He or she is required to multitask by being observant, rendering aide, control the scene, secure witnesses and stop the destruction or loss of evidence.
In this short course, we will review the steps involved at the scene for the uniformed first responder and demonstrate the importance of this task by actual case work. Students who complete the course will receive a certificate from the International Crime Scene Investigators Association.