Crime Scene Techniques and Investigation

COURSE FEE: $400.00

DATE/TIME: September 22-26, 2014, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

LOCATION: Criminal Justice Institute, 26 Corporate Hill Dr, Little Rock, AR 72205.  ***SPACE IS LIMITED***


Participants will learn techniques of crime scene investigation as applied to crimes against property and persons. This course requires the participant to study and review course work prior to attending the course at CJI. The 50 hour course will emphasize the use of digital photography and the processing of the scene for physical and testimonial evidence. To adequately cover the topic of night photography, there will be a night session on September 24, 2014. Hands-on exercises will focus on the recognition, documentation, processing, recovery, and preservation of physical evidence. Participants will apply learned techniques through a mock crime scene exercise conducted on the last day of the program.

Hayden B. Baldwin is the Director of Forensic Enterprises, Inc. and the Executive Director of the International Crime Scene Investigators Association.  He retired in 1998 from the Illinois State Police at the end of 30 year career.  With more than 18 years’ experience in crime scene investigations, he is a nationally recognized expert in the recovery of human remains and is sought as a consultant on crime scenes, locally, nationally, and internationally.  He was certified by the International Association for Identification as a Senior Crime Scene Analyst.  He is a Certified Law Enforcement Instructor in Illinois and Arkansas.

Steven Hulsey is an 18 year veteran of the Washington County Sheriff’s Office in Arkansas.  He has specialized training in the areas of crime scene, evidence photography, shooting reconstruction, blood spatter investigation and major crimes investigation training.  Mr. Hulsey graduated from the Criminal Justice Institute’s Crime Scene Technician Program and the Advanced Crime Scene Technician Certificate Programs. He also graduated from session thirty of the National Forensics Academy.

TARGET AUDIENCE:  Detectives/Investigators, Crime Scene Personnel

PREREQUISITES/EQUIPMENT: Students will be required to pass a written and practical exam to pass the course. Students are required to bring a digital camera (digital DSLR preferred) with instruction manual, approximately 18-70mm zoom lens or similar range of zoom, Macro lens (or close-up filters), batteries for camera and flash, digital media (2),off camera flash with instruction manual, remote fl ash cord to connect flash to camera, and tripod. Camera must be capable of photographing a Quarter to size and taking timed exposures. Students should wear appropriate casual clothing that may become soiled by chemicals during practical exercises conducted both indoors and outdoors.

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 501-570-1465 which includes the following statement:  This letter will verify that I, (name of registrant), am an employee of (agency name), located at (address) and have registered for (name of class) on (date).

PAYMENT OPTIONS: Check, Purchase Order or Credit Card.

CONTACT INFORMATION: Judy Johnson: at 501-570-8097.
Toll free: 1-800-635-6310.


September 22-26, 2014
Criminal Justice Institute
Little Rock, AR

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