Course detail: 2022 KBI Laboratory - Chemistry, Toxicology, Biology and Databank

Course Description:
While many agencies have programs in crime scene processing, the level of training and resources available varies from jurisdiction to jurisdiction, as does the opportunity to work with evidence. To help these agencies, Kansas Bureau of Investigation has developed a course to assist in the understanding of requirements, services and reports.

Core Competency: 
Participants will employ best practices as they investigate any crime from its beginning to its eventual disposition; either as an individual, or as part of an investigatory team.    

Course Objectives:

   Chemistry and Toxicology 
  • Understand the basics of Delta-8 THC, hemp, marijuana, and other emerging concerns
  • Learn the importance of Delta-8 THC in impaired driving as well as other topics of interest.
  • Learn the proper way to collect and tag samples
  • Understand the requirements to ensure your samples are eligible for entry into CODIS

  • Learn about the new DNA collection law KSA 21-2511
  • Understand the use of the new system, who qualified for submission, and how to collect DNA
  • Understand the submission process and proper legal authority required. 
Instructional Methods: 
  • Lecture
  • Discussion
  • Assessment

Who Should Attend: 
Law Enforcement Officers, Court Services Personnel, Probation and Parole Officers, Offender Registration Office Personnel, Offender DNA Collection Agency Personnel

Fitness Level Necessary for Successful Completion:

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Available sessions