Course detail: 2023 KBI Laboratory - Blood Stain Pattern, Digital Evidence, Firearms, Latent Prints, and Trace
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, the Kansas Bureau of Investigation has developed a comprehensive Lab Services Training and Outreach Program.
Participants will employ best practices as they investigate any crime from its beginning to its eventual disposition; either as an individual, or part of an investigatory team.
Understand the basics of evidence packaging, including recommended marking and sealing techniques for items of evidence
Understand the use of an Evidence Custody Sheet (ECR) and learn how to utilize the Prelog (web-based) system
Learn and understand the Case Inquiry (web-based) system to obtain laboratory reports and determine case examination status
Understand the application of bloodstain pattern analysis to crime scenes and evidence. Understand the necessary information and evidence needed for bloodstain pattern analysis submissions and requests.
Learn how bloodstain pattern analysis reports are presented and opinions rendered.
Learn how to identify different digital devices
Learn how to collect, package, and submit items for digital evidence.
Understand the importance of radio frequency shielding and network isolation.
Understand the submission process and the proper legal authority required.
Understand examination results and evidence files provided to the customer.
Learn the basic services the section provides
Learn general collection and packaging processes for firearm exams
Understand conclusions used for firearm exam reports
Identify the conditions that affect the recovery of latent prints and how to maximize the preservation of latent prints.
Learn how the Automated Fingerprint Identification System (AFIS) and Automated Biometric Identification Systems (ABIS) are utilized in the Latent Print section and how these systems differ from other databases.
Understand the different sections and the results provided in a Latent Print report.
Learn about the types of Trace examinations offered by the KBI
Understand the types and significance of Trace exam conclusions
Understand the misperceptions and limitations of Trace testing
BONUS: Trace Packaging and Submission Hints
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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Session Information: LE24015Z
The University of Kansas Edwards Campus Jayhawk Global Regents Center 125 12600 Quivira Rd. Overland Park, KS 66213
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