Evidence Examination: What Happens at the Lab?

Credit Hours:  4
Approximate reading time: 2 Hours
Approximate online time: 1 Hour

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Program Abstract
This module takes investigators into the forensic laboratory and shows them what happens to the different types of fire scene evidence that are typically submitted for testing: fire debris, fingerprints, toolmarks, tire and footwear impressions, and trace evidence. The module also discusses techniques for successfully working with the laboratory, including communication, evidence submission, and follow-up contact.

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