Course

Course Summary
Credit Type:
Course
ACE Course Number:
TEEX-0290
Organization Course Number:
FSA103
Location:
Classroom-based
Length:
5 days (40 hours)
Dates Offered:
Credit Recommendation & Competencies
Level Credits (SH) Subject
Upper-Division Baccalaureate 3 Crime Scene Investigation or Bloodstain Pattern Analysis
Description

Objective:

The course objective is to educate law enforcement and non-law enforcement personnel involved in criminal investigations and crime scene analysis, including detectives, investigators, crime scene technicians, forensic technicians, and District Attorneys' investigators.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Analyze bloodstain pattern evidence as part of an enhanced crime scene investigation

General Course Topics:

  • Introduction to bloodstain pattern analysis
  • History of bloodstain pattern analysis
  • Utilizing bloodstain pattern analysis
  • Documenting crime scenes
  • Biological hazards in crime scenes
  • Chemical processing of crime scenes
  • Testimony and the courtroom
Instruction & Assessment

Instructional Strategies:

  • Audio Visual Materials
  • Case Studies
  • Classroom Exercise
  • Discussion
  • Lectures
  • Practical Exercises

Methods of Assessment:

  • Case Studies
  • Examinations
  • Performance Rubrics (Checklists)

Minimum Passing Score:

70%
Supplemental Materials