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Bloodstain Pattern Documentation

COURSE FEE: $300.00

DATE/TIME: September 25-28, 2017, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

LOCATION: Criminal Justice Institute, Little Rock, AR          ***SPACE IS LIMITED***

COURSE DESCRIPTION: Major crimes scenes, especially homicides, often contain blood pattern evidence that may be difficult to interpret. This four-day course is designed to introduce detectives, investigators, and crime scene personnel to the nature and value of bloodstain evidence.  Utilizing hands-on exercises, students will be trained in the proper recognition and documentation of bloodstain pattern evidence.  Proper procedures and documentation are imperative for reconstruction of events at a crime scene.

Steve O’Dell is the Director of the Crime Laboratory for the Baltimore Police Department.  Mr. O’Dell is qualified in the forensic disciplines of serology, DNA, crime scene, crime scene reconstruction, and bloodstain pattern analysis.  Mr. O’Dell is certified by the IAI as a Senior Crime Scene Analyst and Bloodstain Pattern Examiner.

TARGET AUDIENCE: Crime Scene Investigators, Detectives or laboratory personnel responsible for documenting evidence.


CONTACT INFORMATION: Annette Tracy: at 501-570-8061 or Toll free: 1-800-635-6310.

REGISTRATION INFORMATION:  Registrants must fax a signed and dated verification letter on agency letterhead within five days of submission of the registration request form to 501-565-3081 which includes the following statement:  This letter will verify that I, (name of registrant), am an employee of (agency name) and hold the position of (sworn/non-sworn) (position title), located at (address) and have registered for (name of class) on (date).

This class is 28 hours.


September 25-28, 2017
Criminal Justice Institute
Little Rock, AR

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