DATE: TBA (3 days)
TIME: 8:00am to 4:30pm
- Waukesha Police Department
- 1901 Delafield St., Waukesha, WI
Photography Equipment Needed:
- DSLR or mirrorless camera
- Blank camera card
- Tripod External flash
- Off-camera flash cord
- Macro lens Cable release or manufacturer app on phone that can connect to camera
- Camera manual (if lost most manuals can be found on manufacturers’ websites)
Evidence Collection Equipment Needed:
- Black permanent marker
- Evidence tape
- Utility knife
- Magnifying glass
- Envelopes (paper and glassine)
- Crime scene scale and tape measure
- Rubber gloves
- Distilled water
- A variety of evidence collection bags
- Sterile cotton collection swabs with swab boxes
- Fingerprint collection kit (brush, powder, lifting tape, fingerprint cards)
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Basic Crime Scene Evidence Processing
This hands-on course is designed for police personnel tasked with photographing crime scenes and physical evidence. Attendees will be
taught skills to properly document a variety of crime scenes.
This class is focused on those with little to no experience using a camera or knowledge in photography. It would also serve as a review for those that have a fundamental understanding of manual functions,
shutter speeds and f-stops.
For students who want both photography and evidence collection training, please see the Basic Crime Scene Evidence Processing course.
How to maximize camera functions
Procedures for photographing in different lighting conditions
A variety of painting with light techniques
How to use external flash
Techniques for both 2D and 3D footwear impressions
Implementation of scale to properly document evidence
How to photograph fingerprints on various surfaces
Best practices for photographing crime scenes and evidence
Cancellations with a refund will be accepted a minimum of 31 days prior to the registered training. If cancelled within the 30 days prior to class, you will receive a credit for a future training session. Agencies may substitute another student for the cancelled registrant.