In the online edition of Evidence Technology magazine, Corporal Joe Campbell, Homicide Crime Scene Supervisor of the Tulsa, OK, Police Department, shares his experience of hands-on training at NFSTC.
“The indoor crime scene scenarios available at NFSTC make the training extremely realistic … this training is as close to the real thing as you can get,” said Campbell.
“Many crime scene investigators acquire most of their skills on the job. However, in this day of the CSI effect, juries won’t just accept that you’re an expert – they will ask you about the kind of training you’ve had,” said Campbell.
The Intermediate Crime Scene training program, funded by the National Institute of Justice, introduced Campbell and fellow investigators to new tools and techniques that quickly found applications in real-life investigations.
Read the article online at: http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/evidencetechnology/20120708/index.php?startid=D1#/22
This training program was provided at no cost to eligible applicants in partnership with the National Institute of Justice (NIJ), Cooperative Agreement Award #2010-DN-BX-K266.