About the Course

Successful crime scene investigation utilizes a step-by-step process in the discovery, preservation and collection of physical evidence. This course examines the fundamental theories of physical evidence, legal issues and the proper management of the collection and preservation of evidence. Topics include awareness of evidence; managing the scene; diagramming and sketching; photography; fingerprint, trace, impression, physiological and firearms evidence; arson and explosives; and safety issues. Designed for those entering the crime scene investigation field, crime scene investigators, attorneys and others who may benefit from learning how crime scenes are investigated.

Mar 21 - Apr 07, 2022

Est. Tuition:
Learning Format:
Online Course with Live Sessions
3 weeks

Estimated Tuition

$350 Early Bird Discount
$400 after Mar 12, 2022


Online Webcast


  • Steve Staggs


Mon. & Thu. 6 p.m. - 9:30 p.m., Mar. 21 - Apr. 7 (6 live sessions)


Textbook: Real-World Crime Scene Investigation: A Step-by-Step Procedure Manual
Author: Gabriele Suboch
ISBN: 978-1-4987-0744-2

Additional information

Students to purchase the following three items (from any source): Architect Triangular Scale, Graph Paper (4 squares per inch), and Crime Scene Template. The Crime Scene Management kit purchase at: