Training Events – 2009

Advanced Homicide and Crime Scene Training for Law Enforcement Officers working Indian Country matters, February 2-5, 2009.  Participants for this seminar were limited to FBI and BIA/Tribal Law Enforcement Officers currently working Indian Country matters.  Topics covered included Forensic Anthropology, Forensic Pathology, Forensic Entomology, Crime Scene Reconstruction, Arson, and Case Presentations.  This seminar was co-hosted by the FBI’s Indian Country Unit.

Latent Print Comparisons:  Putting ACE-V Into Words, November 17 and 18, 2009 – This training workshop for latent print examiners and others in law enforcement covered all aspects of the Analysis, Comparison, Evaluation and Verification (ACE-V) methodology, including distortion and the mental process that occurs when analyzing latent prints. The workshop will focus on how to describe the ACE-V process to jury members, attorneys, and other professionals. Blind verification and its impacts on the latent print community will also be covered.  The workshop, sponsored by the Forensic Science Institute, will be taught by two latent print examiners currently with the FBI Laboratory.