Crime Scene Technician
The objective of this course is to prepare you for one of the fastest growing positions in the law enforcement profession.
Your passion for helping to solve crimes will be fast paced and rewarding. Learn how to collect, secure and analyze evidence as part of a homicide or crime scene unit in a police or private agency.
Our course was developed by experienced law enforcement and crime scene investigators.
This crime scene technician program primarily covers the practical techniques for locating identifying and collecting evidence related to criminal investigations and cases.
Students are instructed in common procedures, such as fingerprinting, latent print development, crime scene photography, sketching, note taking and report writing.
This program will also give students theoretical instruction in general crime scene safety and how to analyze biological evidence.
In addition, the course will cover topics in the courtroom presentation of scientific evidence and also integrate interdisciplinary studies in criminal law and the natural sciences.
Prerequisite: High School Diploma
Study Method: On-line and campus study
Program Length: As few as 6 Months