Tag: training

Training Events – 2018

Moot Court Training, DNA Solutions, March 16

FS Workshop for Nation Conference on Undergrad Research, April 4-7

Seminar on Discovery and Evidence for DEA and ATF with WDOK, May 9

Workshop on LC/MS for OSBI, Tulsa PD and OKC PD, May 14

Training Events – 2015

Implementing and Evaluating 3D Technology in a 2D World, Orlando, February 16

Dr. Jane Homeyer, Deputy Associate Director, National Intelligence, “Ethics, Doing the Little Things Right”, April 3

Behavorial Aspects of Child Abductions, Missouri, April 14

Training Events – 2012

Research in Forensic Laboratories, OSBI Consortium, January 20, 2012

Toolmark Identification, Feb 7-8, 2012

International Workshop: Radiological Crime Scenes (IAEA) Canberra, Mar 19-23

Training Events – 2011

2/24 Mike Wieners, FBI Laboratory – Fingerprint misidentification in the Madrid Train Bombing

3/10 Erin Henry, OSBI Forensic Science Services – Quality Assurance in Crime Laboratories

Dr. Ken Goddard, Director, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Forensics Laboratory, Ashland, Oregon
3/21 7:00 – 8:40pm “Wildlife Forensics” FSI Room 106
3/22 2:30 – 3:45pm “Underwater Forensics” FSI Room 106

4/7 Cindy Cunningham, Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics – Testifying in Court as an Expert Witness

4/21 Dr. Max Houck, West Virginia University – “What is ‘Forensic’? What is ‘Science’?”

Familial DNA Searching to Solve Unsolved Crimes
Rock Harmon, former Alameda County DA, Oakland, CA
Tuesday, September 27

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.

Training Events – 2008

Digital Evidence for the First Responder, January 31, 2008 – The Forensic Science Institute hosted the Certified Electronic Evidence Collection Specialist (CEECS) certification course. The CEECS is a basic one-day course offered only to Law Enforcement officers and Law Enforcement support personnel. The course was designed to instruct personnel on how to collect electronic evidence in a forensically sound manner. The course included lecture, a practical exam, and a written exam. Upon successful completion of the written examination, the course attendee was awarded a CEECS certification issued by the International Association of Computer Investigative Specialist (IACIS).

Daubert Challenges to Latent Print Testimony, March 11, 2008 – The Forensic Science Institute hosted a seminar by two leading experts in Latent Print Identification.  Heather Webster and Melissa Gische, both examiners with the FBI Laboratory, presented lectures specifically designed for law enforcement and forensic science personnel as well as students and faculty.  This seminar was co-hosted by the Norman, Oklahoma Police Department and the Oklahoma Division of the International Association for Identification.  Topics covered in this seminar included a brief history of significant court cases challenging the scientific reliability of fingerprint evidence; Daubert guidelines- what they are and how to address them in a Daubert hearing; preparation for cross-examination; and current issues (“hot topics”) in the field.