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
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 Session Information: LE24085F

Schedule: Every day, starting on 01/24/24 and ending on 01/24/24
Times: 08:00am-05:00pm CST




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 at KLETC.

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Hutchinson, KS 67501
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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.