Course detail: Crime Scene Photography

Course Description:

This is a one day course designed to provide an introduction to digital photography, camera operations and basic scene photography. This course will help students understand camera functions in order to create crisp, clear digital images. For crime scene photography we will focus on depth of field, overall, mid-range and close-up photography. We will also look at techniques for low-light and laser photography. 

Students are encouraged but not required to bring a DSLR camera, tripod and any other agency issued equipment. 

Course Competency: 
  • Students will be able to employ best practices in crime scene photography, 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:
  • Demonstrate the basic operations of a digital, single lens reflex (DSLR) camera
  • Understand photography terminology and how to use lighting techniques, flash and filters
  • Photograph crime scenes in low light and difficult settings

Instructional Methods:
  • Lecture
  • Demonstration
  • Exercises
  • Scenarios using mock scene evidence

Who Should Attend:
  • Law Enforcement Officers

Course Requirements:
  • 100% Attendance
Fitness Level Necessary for Successful Completion: Low Active




Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend University of Kansas sponsored events. If you require a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in an event, please email KLETC  or call 620.694.1400  at least three weeks before the first day of the event. Some events may require notice earlier than three weeks and require you to contact a specific individual; if so, that information is provided in the event-specific information.


Notice of Availability of the KLETC Annual Security and Fire Safety Report:

The University of Kansas has determined that the Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center (KLETC) main campus in Hutchinson and its regional sites in Dodge City, Hays, and Parsons are separate campuses. This determination was made in consultation with the Department of Education. The report is available online t: https://civilrights.ku.edu/clery.

The report contains information regarding campus safety and security including topics such as: campus law enforcement authority; crime reporting policies; campus alerts (Timely Warnings and Emergency Notifications); fire safety policies and procedures; programs to prevent sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking; the procedures the institution will follow when one of these crimes is reported; and other matters of importance related to security on campus. The report also contains information about crime statistics for the three most recent calendar years concerning reported crimes that occurred On-Campus; in On-Campus Student Housing Facilities; in Non-Campus buildings or property owned or controlled by the institution or a recognized student organization; and on Public Property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, the campus. The report also contains fire statistics for any fires occurring in an On-Campus Student Housing Facility during the three most recent calendar years.

 A paper copy of the report will be provided upon request. If you would like to receive a paper copy, you can request that a copy be mailed to you by calling 785-864-6414 or emailing civilrights@ku.edu or arrange for pick-up at a KLETC location.

 Session Information: LE24086F

Schedule: Every day, starting on 04/17/24 and ending on 04/17/24
Only 5 days left to register!
Times: 08:00am-05:00pm CDT

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Please dress in layers, as the temperature in the room may be difficult to adjust. The session begins at 8:00 AM on May 4th and is estimated to end at 5:00 PM. Onsite registration will be available at 7:30 AM. Participants are responsible for their own travel, meals, and lodging.We look forward to seeing you in Parsons!

Instructors

Name Additional Resources
Traci Allen

Facility Detail

Parsons KLETC Regional Site
2103 Corning Ave
Parsons, KS 67357

Cancellation Policy

A refund less a $15.00 cancellation fee will be assessed for all cancellations made in writing prior to 10 days before the start of the event. After that time, no refunds will be made.