Not every crime scene will require you to dust for fingerprints, collect blood or DNA, cast shoe or tire impressions, or collect other trace evidence. However, all scenes require quality photographs before any processing occurs.

Join us at the Jonesboro Fraternal Order of Police on February 27-28 for Basic Digital Photography.

Crime scene photography tells a story about what occurred at the crime scene. Photography visually preserves the scene and creates a permanent record. It also aids in the reconstruction of a crime scene and will help refresh your memory if the case goes to court.

Using a combination of lecture, demonstration, and hands-on exercises, this two-day course will explore basic photographic techniques and concepts.

These concepts include:
– Camera Handling
– Composition
– Effective Use of Light
– Camera Modes
– Macro Photography
– Basics of Crime Scene Photography


Students should bring a digital camera (digital SLR preferred), standard lens, macro lens (if available), batteries for camera and flash, digital media, off camera flash, remote flash cord, tripod, and a flashlight.

To incorporate night photography exercises the first day of class will be from 1:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Class hours will be 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Day Two.


For more information, contact Donnie Reddick @ 501-570-8097.