Facilities & Scenarios

Practitioners need hands-on practice.

NFSTC training facilities cater to each facet of forensic practitioner education, from classrooms to laboratories to mock crime scenes, and can be configured to simulate a variety of settings for the warfighter or crime fighter.

We provide extensive facilities specially designed to facilitate hands-on, scenario-based training. Click each link below for a virtual tour:

Trainee examining a staged crime scene in the NFSTC warehouse.

State-of-the-Art Training Labs

wash area of the chemistry lab

In our biology, DNA and chemistry training laboratories students can gain hands-on experience with a full range of advanced analytical equipment.

Sensitive site exploitation

Special Forces students put their training to the test in capstone exercise.

An array of environments can be simulated to prepare warfighters for the demands of in-theater forensic investigations. In addition, a mobile forensics laboratory is available.

Explosives training

Four vehicles used in crime scene investigation training.

Vehicles in a variety of pre- and post-blast states are available for scenarios involving explosives, drug possession, and death investigation.