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Kentucky Criminalistics Academy Brochure

Kentucky Criminalistics Academy Phase-1 Application

Kentucky Criminalistics Academy Phase-2 Application

The Kentucky Criminalistics Academy– Crime Scene Technician Course (Phase-1) is an intensive 5-week training program designed to meet the needs of Kentucky Law Enforcement Agencies in the areas of evidence identification, collection and preservation. The training will consist of 200 hours of Kentucky Law Enforcement Council approved curriculum. The Crime Scene Technician course is formatted for classroom instruction, lab activities, and field practical exercises in the various specialized areas. Students will complete practical exams to show competency in the various subjects. The goal of this course is to provide the crime scene investigator with the most recent crime scene investigative techniques and technology available today.


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The Crime Scene Technician course is a prerequisite for acceptance into the next level of training, the 5 week Kentucky Criminalistics Academy (Phase-2).
Training Modules:

  • Alternate light sources and evidence enhancement techniques
  • Forensic Mapping
  • Case Preparation & Court Presentation techniques
  • Digital Photography
  • DNA
  • Trace Evidence
  • Latent Fingerprint processing
  • Crime Scene Processing, Evidence Collection & Packaging
  • Crime Scene Sketch Techniques

 

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Requirements for participants to the Crime Scene Technician course are:

  • Be a full time Crime Scene Investigator (Civilian or Sworn)
  • Be a patrol officer charged with performing duties of a Crime Scene Investigator
  • Be computer literate
  • Be prepared to participate in group activities
  • Be prepared to work outdoors in the elements
  • Lodging in the Thompson Hall housing facility available and optional for students.
  • Expect evening and night time activities throughout the course.
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The Kentucky Criminalistics Academy (KCA) (Phase-2) is an intensive 5-week training program designed to meet the needs of Kentucky Law Enforcement Agencies in the areas of evidence identification, collection and preservation. The training will consist of 200 hours of Kentucky Law Enforcement Council approved curriculum. The KCA is formatted for classroom instruction, lab activities, and field practical in the various specialized areas. Academy students will complete both written and practical exams to show competency in the various subjects. The goal of the academy is to provide the crime scene investigator with the most recent crime scene investigative techniques and technology available today.
Training Modules:

  • Bloodstain Pattern Identification and Documentation
  • Body Farm- Osteology lectures and practical, surface skeletons and clandestine grave excavation & documentation
  • Basic Fingerprint Recognition and Comparison Techniques
  • Explosives Investigations
  • Arson Investigations

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The Department of Criminal Justice Training will provide lodging for the five day stay in Knoxville, Tennessee. The agencies are responsible for the out of state travel and all meal reimbursement.


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Requirements for participants to KCA are:

  • Successful completion of the Kentucky Criminalistics Academy-Crime Scene Technician Course (Phase-1)
  • Be a full time Crime Scene Investigator
  • Be a patrol officer charged with performing the duties of a Crime Scene Investigator
  • Be computer literate
  • Be prepared to participate in group activities
  • Be prepared to work outdoors in the elements and with human cadavers.
  • Expect evening and night time activities throughout the course.
  • Lodging in the Thompson Hall housing facility available and optional for students.

 

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August 16, 2016