Basic Crime Scene Investigation for Legal Professionals Course
Evidence recognition and recovery at the crime scene is the essential first step in forensic investigations. It requires knowledge and understanding of multiple forensic disciplines and the skills to perform evidence documentation and recovery techniques proficiently. This course will provide the legal professional with an opportunity to see the crime scene from the perspective of the practitioner and practice the skills necessary to properly recognize, document, collect, and preserve evidence.
Dates: July 29 – August 1, 2013
Location: West Virginia University Forensic Crime Scene Complex
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*Registration closes July 17, 2013 at 5:00 PM EST
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Travel and lodging expenses will be the responsibility of attendee.
Forensic Science Curriculum Developer
Kelly Ayers is a curriculum developer with the Forensic Science Initiative. Prior to joining FSI, Kelly was employed as a forensic services technician with the Asheville, NC Police Department. While there, she was qualified as an expert in forensic identification in North Carolina Superior Court and was published in the Journal of Forensic Identification. She has an undergraduate degree with a double major in Philosophy and Biology from Frostburg (Maryland) State University and was the first graduate of the West Virginia University Forensic Identification Program. Since joining FSI, Kelly has become an IAI Certified Senior Crime Scene Analyst and received her Master of Science in Forensic Science Administration from Oklahoma State University. She is a native of Romney, WV.