CSR Level I
A course of instruction designed for investigators, crime scene technicians, forensic technicians, and others involved in criminal and medical-legal investigations and crime scene analysis. The course is intended to develop a fundamental knowledge of appropriate hypothesis development and testing procedures and provide an objective form of defining the events associated with a complex crime (Event Analysis). The course syllabus is not intended to create an “instant” expert. This course is not a crime scene processing course.
Demonstrate knowledge of the development, history and advancement of crime scene analysis.
Identify the steps of scientific method.
Identify the seven steps of the methodology used in crime scene analysis.
Demonstrate the ability to develop a hypothesis in a written format and set an objective foundation for any ultimate conclusion.
Demonstrate the ability to objectively flow chart an incident, distinguishing relative chronology from absolute chronology.
Demonstrate an ability to evaluate a complex crime scene.