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Forensic Photography I

FSA101  - 40.00 Hours

Schedule

Start Date

End Date

Location

Class Number

   
9/8/14 9/12/14 Humble, TX USA LS FSA101 47 enroll  
9/22/14 9/26/14 Denton, TX USA LS FSA101 49 enroll  
10/6/14 10/10/14 New Braunfels, TX USA LS FSA101 44 enroll  
11/3/14 11/7/14 DFW Airport, TX USA LS FSA101 45 enroll  
1/12/15 1/16/15 Schertz, TX USA LS FSA101 46 enroll  
3/23/15 3/27/15 Lacy Lakeview, TX USA LS FSA101 51 enroll  

This schedule is subject to change without notice. If you have not received confirmation of the class prior to the class start,
please contact the division at (800) 423-8433 or publicsafety@teex.tamu.edu to get the latest schedule.

Description

Capturing evidence and documenting the crime scene through skilled photography techniques is crucial to a proper criminal investigation. This course will address the basic concepts of photography and their application to professional crime scene documentation. Course instruction will be through lecture, case review, and practical exercises.

This course meets Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) requirements Texas Forensic Science Academy Forensic Photography Course #40053.

Prerequisite

There are no prerequisites for this class

Topics

  • Camera and film selection
  • Camera operation
  • Common photographic errors
  • Crime scene photography
  • Digital photographic processes
  • Evaluating light
  • Photographic equipment
  • Photography in law enforcement
  • Standards for digital evidence
  • Utilizing depth of field

Audience

  • Law enforcement and non-commissioned personnel assigned to crime scene investigation

Requirements

  • Must be licensed or certified peace officers with a current commission or non-commissioned personnel assigned to investigate/process crime scenes

Equipment:

  • Digital SLR camera
  • Electronic flash

Recommended

Equipment:

  • Camera instruction manual
  • Tripod
  • Cable release
  • Extra batteries for camera and flash
  • Laptop computer and photo card reader (for photo review)

Government Programs, Certifications and Accreditations

GSA contract number:GS-07F-0357V. GSA customers, to register please contact publicsafety@teex.tamu.edu or call (800) 423-8433.

Education Credits

40.00 Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE)

40.00 International Association of Identification (IAI)

4.00 CEU

Contact Information

Law Enforcement

Phone: (979) 845-6677 | Toll-Free: (800) 423-8433 | Fax: (979) 862-2788
publicsafety@teex.tamu.edu

Other Information

Bryan/College Station Texas Training Facilities

Accreditation Agreements


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