First Responder to a Crime Scene

This certification will cover the information and actions that a law enforcement officer should know when responding to a crime scene. The target audience is first responders and investigators who come in contact with crime scenes. It will cover the importance of identifying and protecting perishable evidence. How to protect the crime scene and how to recover evidence if crime scene investigators are not available.

Approx. 6 Hours
3 modules
First Responder to a Crime Scene
Understanding the crime scene
Understanding the crime scene

module number: 1771
This module covers what a crime scene is and the importance of preserving evidence. It covers the role of first responders and why preserving and properly recovering evidence is so crucial to the success of an investigation.
First responders to a crime scene
First responders to a crime scene

module number: 1772
This module covers the actions and steps that first responders to a crime scene should carry out in order to ensure the preservation of evidence until trained crime scene experts arrive at the scene.
Basic procedures at a crime scene
Basic procedures at a crime scene

module number: 1773
This module covers what first responders should do in case crime scene investigators are not available to recover evidence. It covers basic crime scene procedures and how to properly identify, document, recover and package evidence.