California Criminalistics Institute / Sacramento
This is a five-day (35 hour) course. Instructors & Topics: Larry Stewart; Susan Fortunato; Richard Outland: US Secret Service History of paper, inks, scanners, copiers and printers.Digitized crime. Counterfeit documents. Ink and paper analysis. Crime scene techniques. ASCLD accreditation of a document laboratory. William Flynn, Affiliated Forensic Laboratory, Inc., Phoenix, AZ Computer Generated Documents Gerald Richards, Richards Forensic Services; Laurel, MD Application of IR and UV to Questioned Document Examinations Foster and Freeman Limited, Worcestershire, UK (Tentative) Video Spectral Comparator - ESDA
Lectures, demonstrations, workshops, and practical exercises.
To gain familiarity with principles and systematic practices used for specific questioned document examination techniques.
This class is limited to qualified questioned document examiners. Two years experience in a recognized QD examination program and membership in appropriately recognized QD associations.
Approximately $45.00 will be charged to all non-BFS students. This charge is due at the beginning of the class. Make check(s) payable to the California Department of Justice.
No cost to POST supported or State of California based Law Enforcement agencies. A $480.00 tuition fee will be required of all other public agency, private sector, or out-of-state applicants.