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Hair Examination for the DNA Analyst

Class Code: 
M213

Subject Area:

Class Location: 
California Criminalistics Institute / Rancho Cordova
Class Description: 
This course is intended to provided education and training in microscopical hair examination relevant for the biology/DNA analyst. The course will cover the forensic utilization of hair evidence, the recognition of human hair, the identification of root growth phases, the identification of body origin, and the recognition of hair contaminates. An overview of the microscopical comparison of hair will be discussed so that the student has sufficient information to make good management decisions regarding the sequences of analysis of hair evidence.
Instructor: 
Faye Springer
Objectives: 
The goal is to encourage the proper handling of hair as a multidisciplinary type of evidence in order to provide the criminal justice system with the most relevant and significant information possible.
Materials Fee: 
$35.00 Materials fee 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.
Tuition: 
No cost to POST-supported or State of California based Law Enforcement agencies. A $360.00 tuition fee will be required of all other public agency, private sector, or out-of-state applicants.

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Schedule of Classes:


No classes are scheduled at this time.

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