This is an online only (virtual) training course that covers basic knowledge on the above mentioned subject.
The course includes a PowerPoint slide show that corresponds to the Basic Crime Scene Safety training videos. The total viewing time for the videos is approximately 50 minutes broken down into 20 minute approximately equal segments. For viewer’s reference there is also a downloadable PDF version of the PowerPoint presentation, perfect for use in taking notes. A course syllabus and extra reading resources are also included in the training materials.
This is a virtual course, offered online only and available to registered users of the Officer Virtual Academy at all times.
This course is a basic overview of crime scene safety and some security precautions to take while on scene. It will cover personal protective equipment, (PPE), needed as well as proper crime scene safety protocol.
There are no prerequisites for attending this program.
- Explanation of Crime Scene Safety
- Explanation of PPE
- Discussion of additional crime scene hazards
- Discussion of crime scene security
To learn the best practices for safety and security at a crime scene.
About the Instructors
Hilary Rodela is a licensed Private Investigator through the state of New Mexico, a former Crime Scene Investigator, and Evidence Technician. She worked for the Ruidoso (NM) Police Department as well as the Lubbock (TX) Police Department. She has written for several public safety publications and has extensive law enforcement and forensic training and is pursuing forensic expertise in various disciplines. Hilary is also an Investigator with the Cold Case Foundation and is a curriculum developer for the National Investigative Training Academy.
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