Death Scene Investigation and Recovery of Human Remains
This course provides the experienced detective or crime scene investigator with the skills necessary to thoroughly process and analyze a death scene. This course focuses on the procedures, practices and methodologies performed at the death scene to ensure the scene is appropriately documented and processed. The relationship of evidence in context to determine investigative direction and develop investigative leads is emphasized.
Students are taught to recognize and properly document the unique attributes of a death scene. Through a series of classes, laboratories and practical exercises, students will learn to interpret the dynamic relationship between the scene, evidence, and victim(s) injuries.