Crime Scene Reconstruction II

Dates: 30 September – 4 October 2019
Location: Colorado Police Department
Offered By: Bevel, Gardner & Associates
Instructors: Ross M. Gardner & Cele Rossi
Contact: Craig Gravel
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Description: Prerequisite: Approved CSR Basic Course

Purpose: A course of instruction designed for investigators, crime scene technicians, forensic technicians, and others practicing crime scene analysis. The course will enhance basic skills and develop advanced skills used to analyze complex crime scenes. Additionally the student will be given an opportunity to practice their analysis skills and see how to properly present their findings at court.

Course Objectives. Upon completion of the course the student should:

• Demonstrate proper use of the Event Analysis technique to define objective information about a criminal incident.
• Understand functional methods and techniques of creating demonstrative evidence to illustrate their analysis.
• Understand and demonstrate how to properly withstand Daubert type hearings on crime scene analysis.
• Understand and demonstrate an ability to articulate their analysis to a jury.

Day One

0800 – 1000 Review of Event Analysis as a CSR Method

1000 – 1130 Worksheet Practical – Mouser

1300 – 1700 Event Analysis Group Practical – Carswell

Day Two

0800 – 0900 Demonstrative Evidence

0900 – 1130 Power Point Basics

1300 – 1430 Utilizing Poser

1430 – 1600 Utilizing Punch Pro

1600 – 1630 Report Writing

Day Three

0800 – 0900 Trajectory Analysis

0900 – 1130 Group Practical Exercises
Computer Lab

1230 – 1700 Group Scenarios. Wilson Homicide

Day Four

0800 – 1700 Group Scenarios. Wilson Homicide continued.

Day Five

0800 – 0900 Court Presentations. Lecture on presenting CSR testimony, and meeting Daubert, Kuhmo and Frye standards.

0900 – 1030 Court Prep. Complete reports from group scenario and prepare for moot court.

1030 – 1530 Moot Court. (Short Lunch)

1530 – 1600 Moot Court Review.