IAI Crime Scene Certification Preparation CCSI, CCSA & CSCSA

This course will help better prepare an individual who is taking the IAI Certification Test by providing and reviewing hundreds of sample questions pertaining to crime scene examination and analyzing. The number one reason why most crime scene investigations fail is because of inadequate crime scene processing. Working a crime scene, whether minor or major, is a process that involves a wide range of skills. This course was also developed as a refresher workshop for crime scene officers, or for the new officer with limited exposure and experience in crime scene processing. The detection, collection, documentation and preservation of physical evidence are key elements involved in every crime scene.

The IAI will no longer promise to proctor the test the last day of class and it is up to the test taker to set up an individual time in which to take their exam. For further proctor questions, please contact the IAI Crime Scene Certification Board Secretary: http://www.theiai.org/certifications/crime_scene/index.php

It is highly recommended that all attendees read the required text books prior to the course and bring the books to the course.

Effective April 1, 2015, the following texts will be used for new crime scene certifications:

CCSI
Crime Scene Photography, Edition II, by Edward Robinson, 2010, Elsevier Science & Technology Books (All Chapters EXCEPT 1, 8 and 12)
Practical Crime Scene Processing and Investigation, 2nd ed. by Ross M. Gardner, 2012, CRC Press

CCSA
Crime Scene Photography, Edition II, by Edward Robinson, 2010, Elsevier Science & Technology Books (All Chapters EXCEPT 1, 8, and 12)
Techniques of Crime Scene Investigation, 8th ed. by Fisher, Barry and Fisher, David, 2012, CRC Press

CSCSA
Crime Scene Photography, Edition II, by Edward Robinson, 2010, Elsevier Science & Technology Books (All Chapters EXCEPT 1, 8 and 12)
Effective Expert Witnessing: Practices for the 21st Century, 5th ed. By Matson, Jack V., 2013, CRC Press
Forensic Science: An Introduction to Scientific and Investigative Techniques, 4th ed. by James, Stuart H., Nordby, Jon J., and Bell, Suzanne, 2013, CRC Press

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