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Please note that some of the training courses in this section, although not co-sponsored by the I.A.I., may have been approved by the respective I.A.I. Certification Boards for certification and re-certification. Please refer to the individual training class posting for this information or contact the course provider.


There is a $25 posting fee for each course.

 

The following classes are listed in chronological order. Click on the title to view the details of the class.

Due to the current nationwide pandemic, many classes are being either cancelled or postponed. Be sure to contact the organizers directly to verify the status of a training course.

 

October 2021

 

November 2021

 

December 2021

 

January 2022

 

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October 2022


Ongoing Online Courses


Motorola Solutions/Vigilant Products, IADLEST and CA POST Certified Online Course: License Plate Recognition Technology & Best Practices

8 hours | FREE | 60 Day Access
Learn about the diverse uses of License Plate Recognition (LPR) technology and how to utilize the tool in real world scenarios. Led by former law enforcement members, this course will demonstrate how to integrate a cloud-based commercial LPR data platform into the existing traditional law enforcement deployment LPR model. This online four part series will be taught in 2 hour blocks over a four-week period. This is an IADLEST certified course and a CA POST certified course for CA Law Enforcement attendees. You must attend all four courses to receive course credit. For more information & registration link, please view our flyer or training site.You can also email VigilantTraining@motorolasolutions.com with any questions.


Motorola Solutions/Vigilant Products, IADLEST and CA POST Certified Online Course: Facial Recognition Technology & Best Practices

8 hours | FREE | 60 Day Access
Facial Recognition is increasingly becoming a part of law enforcement across the country. In this course, we will provide an in-depth view of the current state of facial recognition technology, legal aspects and best deployment practices. We’ll focus on the balance between how to use this technology responsibly and successfully. The trainers of this course will demonstrate the Vigilant FaceSearch program, which is a nationwide cloud-based software with known sex offenders & millions of open-sourced LEA mugshots. This online four part series will be taught in 2 hour blocks over a four-week period. This is an IADLEST certified course and a CA POST certified course for CA Law Enforcement attendees. You must attend all four courses to receive course credit. For more information & registration link, please view our flyeror training site. You can also email VigilantTraining@motorolasolutions.com with any questions.


RS&A ONLINE – Common Sense Digital Imaging for Latent Print Examiners:

16 Hours | Introductory Price $300.00 | 30 Day Access
Are you using Photoshop to enhance digital evidence in your casework? Are you using Photoshop's many tools and techniques to the best of your ability? Are you confident in your ability to use Photoshop as a Latent Print Examiner? Your instructor Matt Marvin, CLPE, CFWE, will share his many years of experience and expertise applying digital imaging to latent print evidence using Photoshop in this online course. This course is designed for latent print examiners of all levels. If you have little to no knowledge of Photoshopthis course is for you. If you have been using Photoshop for yearsthen this course is for you. Anyone who uses Photoshop to make side-by-side comparisons can and will benefit from completing this online course. The International Association has approved this RS&A online course for 16 Hours of continuing education credits for Latent Print Examiner Certification and Re-Certification. Visit us online for complete details and to enroll today: www.RonSmithandAssociates.com..


RS&A ONLINE – Ethical Considerations in Latent Print Examination and Testimony:

4 Hours | Introductory Price $100.00 | 30 Day Access
How often do you think about ethics as a latent print examiner? Do you consider ethics during your testimony? How do you address ethical issues within your agency? What is your procedure to handle things that fall into that dreaded ‘gray area’? This novel 4-hour course will offer a diverse blend of lectures, external reading assignments, case studies, and thought exercises to provide sound guidance in answering some difficult questions. Upon completion of this course, we are confident you should recognize, avoid, and resolve ethical problems in the workplace. How confident? Well, we expect there will be firm support for this proposition. After all, it could be considered unethical to state anything further! The International Association has approved this RS&A online course for 4 Hours of continuing education credits for Latent Print Examiner Certification and Re-Certification. Visit us online for complete details and to enroll today: www.RonSmithandAssociates.com.


RS&A ONLINE – How Smart People Manage Latent Print Examiners by Exposing Some Dumb Ideas:

4 Hours | Introductory Price $100.00 | 30 Day Access
You have now been given or assigned the responsibility of being the manager of a Latent Print Unit. Hopefully, you have the technical knowledge to perform as the senior technical person for the unit. If not, then you probably need to be looking for a different version of this training. If you are an experienced latent print examiner, then this short program of instruction is for you. Making decisions based upon best industry practices sounds fine and good, but what does that mean? How do I fill the positions within my unit? How do I get the most production out of my staff of latent print examiners without sacrificing accuracy? How do I design a set of operation manuals which will keep us on track without impeding our examination of casework? How do I achieve buy-in from my staff members to how I wish the unit to function? How do I help them grow professionally? How do I properly handle the mistakes, which will most certainly occur? How do I ensure that the testimony they provide in court is consistent with the agency’s position and consistent with the industry recommendations? These questions and more will be addressed in this training program. Hopefully, you will find it helpful in the management of your unit. The International Association has approved this RS&A online course for 4 Hours of continuing education credits for Latent Print Examiner Certification and Re-Certification. Visit us online for complete details and to enroll today: www.RonSmithandAssociates.com.


Delta Forensics Virtual Academy :

Since 2017, Delta Forensics has served as an innovator of forensic training courses on a Global Platform. The Delta Forensics Virtual Academy is now offering numerous online/on-demand training programs in the areas of: Latent Print Processing, Latent Print Examination, Competency Testing, Tenprint Examination in addition to three (3) webinar series programs, with additional courses to be announced. The Comprehensive Latent Print Examiner Training Program is available, as the only fully distance program to train you to casework competency, and we also offer a course in Evidentiary Photography to be completed in a distance learning format. Courses are approved for continuing education towards IAI Latent Print, Crime Scene and Tenprint Certifications. The Virtual Academy courses include: Latent Print Suitability (16 Hours), Basic Latent Print Examination (40 Hours), Basic Latent Print Processing (15 Hours), Basic Tenprint Examination (8 Hours), Latent Print Processing Testimony (8 Hours), Evidentiary Photography (16 Hours), Blood Impression Webinar (4 Hours), Photography Webinar (4 Hours), Latent Print Photography Webinar Series (15 Hours), Crime Scene Latents Webinar Series (16 Hours), the Introduction to Latent Prints Webinar Series (15 Hours), and a CLPE Prep Class. Delta Forensics also provides comparison practice sets and Latent Print Comparison Competency Testing Services. For additional information on the Delta Forensics Virtual Academy, please visit the Academy website..


HD Forensics Medicolegal Death Investigators Continuing Education Opportunities :

HD Forensics, Dennis Dirkmaat, Ph.D., D-ABFA, and Sp. Ag Michael Hochrein, FBI (ret) now offer a series of online, on-demand, at-your-own-pace continuing education courses (4 and 8 hrs) in Forensic Archaeology and Outdoor Crime Scene Reconstruction. Topics include how to properly process the outdoor surface-scattered scene involving human remains, how to excavate and interpret the buried body features, and protocols for dealing with the human victims at fatal fire scenes. Numerous actual forensic case recoveries are discussed in each course. For more information, download our flyer, or please visit our website HDForensics.com.


HD Forensics Medicolegal Death Investigation Short Course: Forensic Archaeology :

HD Forensics, Dennis Dirkmaat, Ph.D., D-ABFA, and Sp. Ag Michael Hochrein, FBI (ret) present an online, on-demand, at-your-own-pace university-level short course in Forensic Archaeology and Outdoor Crime Scene Reconstruction (34 hours). This course will focus on how best to process outdoor forensic scenes to produce the most accurate reconstructions of past events. Video lectures by forensic anthropology experts will be presented via well-illustrated and informative PowerPoints, supplemented with instructional video vignettes demonstrating methods through virtual in-the-field practical recovery exercises of a mock surface scatter and buried body feature. Topics covered include large-scale searches; scene notation; photographic and mapping protocols; remote sensing; and forensic entomological collection strategies. Numerous actual forensic outdoor cases will also be highlighted. The course has been certified by the Pennsylvania Coroner’s Education Board, International Association of Investigators (IAI), and American Board of Medicolegal Death Investigators (ABDMI). For more information, download our flyer, or please visit our website HDForensics.com.


HD Forensics Medicolegal Death Investigation Short Course: Fatal Fire Victim :

HD Forensics, Dennis Dirkmaat, Ph.D., D-ABFA, and Sp. Ag Michael Hochrein, FBI (ret) present an online on-demand, at-your-own-pace university-level short courses in Fatal Fire Victim Recovery and Interpretation (20hrs). This course will focus on how best to process the outdoor forensic scenes involving human victims in order to produce the most accurate reconstructions of past events. Video lectures by forensic anthropology experts are presented via voice narrated, richly illustrated and informative PowerPoints. Topics to be covered include how human bodies burn, advanced forensic archaeological methods for locating and recovering the fire victim, scene mapping protocols, and interpretation of the burn patterns on the human remains. For more information, download our flyer, or please visit our website HDForensics.com.


Delta-5 Labs‘ Continuing Education Program :

Delta-5 Labs‘ Continuing Education Program offers On Demand online crime scene and forensic science courses in crime scene investigation, bloodstain pattern analysis, shooting incident reconstruction, crime scene photography, and impression evidence collection; with more to come. For a complete list of our online courses visit our training page, www.delta5labs.com/training


Uncover Forensics presents: Courtroom Testimony for Friction Ridge Examiners 16 Hour Self-Paced Course (45 day access):

This course is presented in an entirely online, on-demand format to enable examiners to work at their own pace and in their own time. This is an introductory testimony class that covers basic courtroom procedure, examples of questions to expect during friction ridge testimony, and how to prepare to testify as an expert witness in friction ridge examination. Topics include legal standards and rules of evidence, general courtroom practices, how to write a CV, the process of voir dire, common questions during friction ridge testimony, verbal and non-verbal communication tips, and tactics for combating anxiety. Download the Flyer.

RS&A ONLINE – Palm Prints Searching Smart 40 Hours | Introductory Price $600.00 | 90 Days Access

RS&A is excited to announce our first full length on-demand online training course, Palm Prints Searching Smart! This course is guaranteed to teach Latent Print Examiner's how to search for latent palm prints smart, as opposed to searching hard. This self-paced online training course is instructed by none other than the creator of Palm Print Searching Techniques, Ron Smith. Through lecture, Ron will pass along to you his vast expert knowledge of palm prints, you will then be challenged to apply the searching smart methods you have learned in many practical exercises, and finally you will be tested with both written and practical exams. This RS&A online course has been approved by the International Association for Identification for 40 Hours of continuing education credits for Latent Print Examiner Certification and Re-Certification. ALL OF THIS ONLINE! With this online training course, you truly can learn to search palm prints smart from anywhere...anyplace...anytime. Visit us online for complete details and to enroll today: www.RonSmithandAssociates.com.


ANAB Online Course: Enhancing Forensic Decision Making

A live 5-hour ANAB training course given by Dr. Itiel Dror that focuses on knowledge and practical skills regarding how to recognize and minimize potential bias for better forensic decision making. It covers brain and cognitive issues relating to cognitive and human factors in decision making. It then connects the cognitive science issues to practical and specific issues in forensic work. It also provides practical solutions to address weaknesses and best practices for forensics. The course also includes a discussion of challenging court cases that highlighted cognitive factors in forensic decision making. The training is directly relevant to ISO/IEC 17020 and ISO/IEC 17025 requirements (e.g., for impartiality and freedom from bias). Details at: https://anab.ansi.org/training/enhancing-forensic-decision-making.


Ideal Innovations, Inc. is offering Online Courses:

Ideal Innovations, Inc. is excited to announce the official launch of our new online facial examination course offerings!

Have you heard about Facial Identification or Facial Recognition but don’t know what exactly either of them are? Are you interested in understanding what it takes to do a facial comparison? Then the 4-hour class is for you! The class will cover a high-level overview of the basic tenants of the Facial Identification Discipline. You will have the opportunity to test your skills with a couple of comparisons as well as interact with a skilled instructor to answer questions during the class!

Has your agency recently acquired a facial recognition system? Are you adjudicating candidate lists from a facial recognition system? Then the 16-hour course is for you! Created to the FISWG standard for minimum training requirement for use of a facial recognition system, topics covered at a high level will include history, science & anatomy, morphological features of the face, and comparison methodologies. This class will be offered as both a 2-full day class and a 4-half day class and include on-line interaction to provide the student an opportunity to ask questions of our highly skilled instructors. Visit us at http://i3face.com/online for more information!


Gap Science is offering Upcoming Online Webinars:

Join us for our NEW weekly webinar series! Each webinar covers content from our popular Forensic Field Training Officer and Forensic Supervision courses. In order to accommodate the busy lives of forensic professionals across several time zones, we are offering the webinars Monday through Thursday from 12:00—4:00PM EST each week.Your registration includes a 4-hour interactive webinar, FREE printable workbook, FREE handouts and resources and FREE access to our private Facebook Community. Download our flyer.


Delta Forensics Online Course: Basic Latent Print Processing

Delta Forensics offers an online course in Basic Latent Print Processing. Through a hybrid of lectures, reading assignments, and written exercises this class is designed to introduce participants to this type of evidence and the various types of evidentiary items that impression evidence may be found upon, and the various development reagents that may be used to further enhance the contrast of the impressions for examination purposes. Visit us online for a complete description of courses and registration. Details here.


Delta Forensics Online Course: Webinar Series Training Programs

Delta Forensics offers on-demand webinar series in various topics within latent print examination and crime scene response focusing on the development of knowledge for students and practitioners. Registrants will learn topics in a variety of aspects within the field in order to build their knowledge and qualifications. Visit us online for a complete description of courses and registration. Details here.


Delta Forensics Online Course: Comprehensive Latent Print Examiner Training Program

Delta Forensics is now offering a Comprehensive Online/Distance Training program in Latent Print Examination. The Comprehensive Latent Print Training Program is designed for incoming or entry-level examiners, to be trained through competency, by delivering a complete training program in a modular format in a variety of subjects. Through the use of readings, lectures, written exercises and practical components the participant will become well-versed in all aspects of latent print examination. The program is designed to be completed at the pace of the participant, and is applicable to individuals and agencies. Visit us online for a complete description of courses and registration. Details here.
 

ForensicED.org Online Continuing Education and Training in Forensic Sciences

RTI International's Center for Forensic Sciences Continuing Education Program offers online forensic science courses in crime scene investigation, forensic anthropology, law enforcement, forensic laboratory analysis, latent prints and many more areas. For a complete list of our online courses visit our training page, www.ForensicRTI.org where all of our online forensic science courses are listed.