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April 2018

Introduction to Crime Scene Investigation

April 30, 2018 - May 4, 2018
CSI Academy of Florida, 12787 NW US Highway 441
Alachua, FL 32615 United States
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This scenario based course will give students a foundation in the principles and practices of crime scene investigations. By using hand-on techniques, this class is the groundwork for beginning investigators to understand the techniques required for working basic crime scenes.

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June 2018

Camp CSI

June 11, 2018 - June 15, 2018
CSI Academy of Florida, 12787 NW US Highway 441
Alachua, FL 32615 United States

Students will learn from real crime scene investigators and get hands-on experience with criminal investigations. Students will be in and out of crime scenes throughout the week learning how to lift prints from all types of surfaces, how to do casting impressions of footprints and/or tire prints, alternate light source applications, crime scene photography, blood spatter analysis, sketching and diagramming of crime scenes, courtroom testimony and more. Camp CSI is structured to highlight the importance of learning how to collaborate…

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July 2018

Camp CSI

July 9, 2018 - July 13, 2018
CSI Academy of Florida, 12787 NW US Highway 441
Alachua, FL 32615 United States
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Students will learn from real crime scene investigators and get hands-on experience with criminal investigations. Students will be in and out of crime scenes throughout the week learning how to lift prints from all types of surfaces, how to do casting impressions of footprints and/or tire prints, alternate light source applications, crime scene photography, blood spatter analysis, sketching and diagramming of crime scenes, courtroom testimony and more. Camp CSI is structured to highlight the importance of learning how to collaborate…

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Crime Scene Photography

July 23, 2018 - July 27, 2018
CSI Academy of Florida, 12787 NW US Highway 441
Alachua, FL 32615 United States
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This course introduces students to the components of cameras and the science of crime scene photography. Students will learn about and practice photographic techniques involving mock crime scenes of different settings, both indoor/outdoor and in lightness/darkness.

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August 2018

Introduction to Crime Scene Investigation

August 13, 2018 - August 17, 2018
CSI Academy of Florida, 12787 NW US Highway 441
Alachua, FL 32615 United States
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This scenario based course will give students a foundation in the principles and practices of crime scene investigations. By using hand-on techniques, this class is the groundwork for beginning investigators to understand the techniques required for working basic crime scenes.

Find out more »

September 2018

Shooting Incident Reconstruction

September 24, 2018 - September 28, 2018
CSI Academy of Florida, 12787 NW US Highway 441
Alachua, FL 32615 United States
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This course introduces students to a reconstruction of a shooting using gunshot residual techniques and collective analysis of shooting incidents at crime scenes. Students will learn about and practice the fundamentals of reconstructing a crime scene involving shooting incidents by learning in the classroom and completing practical exercises.

Find out more »

October 2018

Advanced Crime Scene Investigation

October 15, 2018 - October 19, 2018
CSI Academy of Florida, 12787 NW US Highway 441
Alachua, FL 32615 United States
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This advanced course builds on the introductory class by going in depth on complicated crime scene procedures. This class is meant to test your skills and bring new techniques forward to prepare you to investigate your own crime scenes.

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Courtroom Testimony

October 18, 2018 - October 19, 2018
Fort Lauderdale Police Department, 1300 W Broward Blvd.
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312 United States
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This course will teach the basic rules for the introduction of crime scene evidence in a courtroom. Participants will prepare documents based upon a mock crime scene and take the witness stand using learned techniques during questioning by Robert A. Rush, a dual-certified criminal and civil trial attorney — 1 of only 4 in the state of Florida.

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FDIAI Conference

October 28, 2018 - November 1, 2018
CSI Academy of Florida, 12787 NW US Highway 441
Alachua, FL 32615 United States

The Florida Division of the International Association for Identification's 59th Annual Educational Training Conference will be held from October 28 - November 1 in Orlando, FL at the Rosen Plaza Hotel.

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November 2018

Crime Scene Course for Attorneys

November 9, 2018
CSI Academy of Florida, 12787 NW US Highway 441
Alachua, FL 32615 United States

This course will delve into the general processes of the crime scene investigator and their role in the courtroom. This course is set up as a lecture with a didactic exchange and the application of all skills taught through scenario-based exercises. Students will also be introduced to the ethical, moral, and legal obligations and conduct of a crime scene investigator.

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December 2018

Human Remains Recovery

December 3, 2018 - December 7, 2018
CSI Academy of Florida, 12787 NW US Highway 441
Alachua, FL 32615 United States
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This course will describe methods of human remains recovery in outdoor environments including scattered surface skeletal and buried remains. Methods of searching, mapping, measuring, and excavation will be discussed in addition to the utility of forensic taphonomy.

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Introduction to Crime Scene Investigation

December 10, 2018 - December 14, 2018
CSI Academy of Florida, 12787 NW US Highway 441
Alachua, FL 32615 United States
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This scenario based course will give students a foundation in the principles and practices of crime scene investigations. By using hand-on techniques, this class is the groundwork for beginning investigators to understand the techniques required for working basic crime scenes.

Find out more »

January 2019

Super Glue Workshop

January 11, 2019
CSI Academy of Florida, 12787 NW US Highway 441
Alachua, FL 32615 United States
+ Google Map

This is a hands-on training course designed to teach individuals how to use Cyanoacrylate adhesives to develop latent fingerprints. Topics discussed in this 1-day course include introduction to Cyanoacrylates, safety and handling of Cyanoacrylates, how Cyanoacrylates develop fingerprints, and optimum conditions to develop a fingerprint properly.

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Advanced Shooting Reconstruction

January 14, 2019 - January 18, 2019
CSI Academy of Florida, 12787 NW US Highway 441
Alachua, FL 32615 United States
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Fingerprinting on Difficult Surfaces

January 25, 2019
CSI Academy of Florida, 12787 NW US Highway 441
Alachua, FL 32615 United States
+ Google Map

This is a hands-on training workshop designed to teach individuals how to use different methods and techniques for collecting latent fingerprints off difficult surfaces. Various lifting techniques will be described, demonstrated, and then practiced with the class. Difficult surfaces include wet items, wet paper, and both latex and vinyl gloves.

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Crime Scene Photography

January 28, 2019 - February 1, 2019
CSI Academy of Florida, 12787 NW US Highway 441
Alachua, FL 32615 United States
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This course introduces students to the components of cameras and the science of crime scene photography. Students will learn about and practice photographic techniques involving mock crime scenes of different settings, both indoor/outdoor and in lightness/darkness.

Find out more »

February 2019

AAFS Conference

February 18, 2019 - February 23, 2019
CSI Academy of Florida, 12787 NW US Highway 441
Alachua, FL 32615 United States

The American Academy for Forensic Science's 71st Annual Scientific Meeting is February 18 - 23 in Baltimore, MD at the Baltimore Convention Center.

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Bloodstain Pattern Analysis

February 25, 2019 - March 1, 2019
CSI Academy of Florida, 12787 NW US Highway 441
Alachua, FL 32615 United States
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This course will teach students the uses and limitations of bloodstain patterns as they relate to violent crime analysis. Lessons include comprehensive laboratory exercises in our dedicated blood spatter rooms and a workbook with relevant questions related to their findings.

Find out more »

March 2019

Introduction to Crime Scene Investigation

March 4, 2019 - March 8, 2019
CSI Academy of Florida, 12787 NW US Highway 441
Alachua, FL 32615 United States
+ Google Map

This scenario based course will give students a foundation in the principles and practices of crime scene investigations. By using hand-on techniques, this class is the groundwork for beginning investigators to understand the techniques required for working basic crime scenes.

Find out more »

Human Remains Recovery

March 18, 2019 - March 22, 2019
CSI Academy of Florida, 12787 NW US Highway 441
Alachua, FL 32615 United States
+ Google Map

This course will describe methods of human remains recovery in outdoor environments including scattered surface skeletal and buried remains. Methods of searching, mapping, measuring, and excavation will be discussed in addition to the utility of forensic taphonomy.

Find out more »

Alternate Light Source Applications

March 25, 2019 - March 27, 2019
CSI Academy of Florida, 12787 NW US Highway 441
Alachua, FL 32615 United States
+ Google Map

This course is designed to introduce students to the use of visible light spectrum in order to enhance organic and inorganic substances that may otherwise be overlooked in criminal investigations. Students will learn how light affects biological fluids, causing absorption, fluorescence, luminescence, and contrast with the target surface.

Find out more »

Courtroom Testimony

March 28, 2019 - March 29, 2019
CSI Academy of Florida, 12787 NW US Highway 441
Alachua, FL 32615 United States
+ Google Map

This course will teach the basic rules for the introduction of crime scene evidence in a courtroom. Participants will prepare documents based upon a mock crime scene and take the witness stand using learned techniques during questioning by Robert A. Rush, a dual-certified criminal and civil trial attorney — 1 of only 4 in the state of Florida.

Find out more »

April 2019

Super Glue Workshop

April 12, 2019
CSI Academy of Florida, 12787 NW US Highway 441
Alachua, FL 32615 United States
+ Google Map

This is a hands-on training course designed to teach individuals how to use Cyanoacrylate adhesives to develop latent fingerprints. Topics discussed in this 1-day course include introduction to Cyanoacrylates, safety and handling of Cyanoacrylates, how Cyanoacrylates develop fingerprints, and optimum conditions to develop a fingerprint properly.

Find out more »

Forensic Entomology

April 17, 2019
CSI Academy of Florida, 12787 NW US Highway 441
Alachua, FL 32615 United States

This course will cover a basic introduction to the science of forensic entomology and entomological techniques used in the laboratory. Additionally, collection, preservation, and shipment of insects and arthropods to a qualified forensic entomologist will be covered. A hands-on field component will also be included in which participants will conduct a proper entomological collection from a mock crime scene. Proper collection equipment, educational literature, and insect collections will be available for examination by the participants.

Find out more »

Fingerprinting on Difficult Surfaces

April 26, 2019
CSI Academy of Florida, 12787 NW US Highway 441
Alachua, FL 32615 United States
+ Google Map

This is a hands-on training workshop designed to teach individuals how to use different methods and techniques for collecting latent fingerprints off difficult surfaces. Various lifting techniques will be described, demonstrated, and then practiced with the class. Difficult surfaces include wet items, wet paper, and both latex and vinyl gloves.

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May 2019

Advanced Bloodstain Pattern Analysis—Special Instructor: Toby Wolson

May 6, 2019 - May 10, 2019
CSI Academy of Florida, 12787 NW US Highway 441
Alachua, FL 32615 United States
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This advanced course will allow students to expand their knowledge and skills concerning blood stain analysis. In accordance with the International Association of Bloodstain Analysts, students will learn to recognize, document, analyze, and collect stains related to clothing and more complicated substrates.

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June 2019

Private Investigations – pt 1

June 14, 2019 - June 16, 2019
CSI Academy of Florida, 12787 NW US Highway 441
Alachua, FL 32615 United States
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This course serves as a comprehensive initiative into investigative matters. It will involve extensive discussion of Florida Statutes that govern the Private Investigator Intern License and will include study and instructional material to help attendees get a comprehensive grasp on investigative matters. In order to attain a PI License, one must complete this 40 hour course and get a recommendation from your mentor.

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Private Investigations – pt 2

June 22, 2019 - June 23, 2019
CSI Academy of Florida, 12787 NW US Highway 441
Alachua, FL 32615 United States
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This course serves as a comprehensive initiative into investigative matters. It will involve extensive discussion of Florida Statutes that govern the Private Investigator Intern License and will include study and instructional material to help attendees get a comprehensive grasp on investigative matters. In order to attain a PI License, one must complete this 40 hour course and get a recommendation from your mentor.

Find out more »

Introduction to Crime Scene Investigation

June 24, 2019 - June 28, 2019
CSI Academy of Florida, 12787 NW US Highway 441
Alachua, FL 32615 United States
+ Google Map

This scenario based course will give students a foundation in the principles and practices of crime scene investigations. By using hand-on techniques, this class is the groundwork for beginning investigators to understand the techniques required for working basic crime scenes.

Find out more »

July 2019

Bloodstain Pattern Analysis (Key West)

July 8, 2019 - July 12, 2019
CSI Academy of Florida, 12787 NW US Highway 441
Alachua, FL 32615 United States
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This course will teach students the uses and limitations of bloodstain patterns as they relate to violent crime analysis. Lessons include comprehensive laboratory exercises in our dedicated blood spatter rooms and a workbook with relevant questions related to their findings.

Find out more »

Camp CSI

July 15, 2019 - July 19, 2019
CSI Academy of Florida, 12787 NW US Highway 441
Alachua, FL 32615 United States
+ Google Map

Students will learn from real crime scene investigators and get hands-on experience with criminal investigations. Students will be in and out of crime scenes throughout the week learning how to lift prints from all types of surfaces, how to do casting impressions of footprints and/or tire prints, alternate light source applications, crime scene photography, blood spatter analysis, sketching and diagramming of crime scenes, courtroom testimony and more. Camp CSI is structured to highlight the importance of learning how to collaborate…

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Crime Scene Photography

July 29, 2019 - August 2, 2019
CSI Academy of Florida, 12787 NW US Highway 441
Alachua, FL 32615 United States
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This course introduces students to the components of cameras and the science of crime scene photography. Students will learn about and practice photographic techniques involving mock crime scenes of different settings, both indoor/outdoor and in lightness/darkness.

Find out more »

August 2019

IAI Conference

August 11, 2019 - August 17, 2019
CSI Academy of Florida, 12787 NW US Highway 441
Alachua, FL 32615 United States

The 103rd Annual International Association for Identification Conference will be held August 11-17 in Reno, NV at the Peppermill Resort.

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Introduction to Crime Scene Investigation

August 12, 2019 - August 16, 2019
CSI Academy of Florida, 12787 NW US Highway 441
Alachua, FL 32615 United States
+ Google Map

This scenario based course will give students a foundation in the principles and practices of crime scene investigations. By using hand-on techniques, this class is the groundwork for beginning investigators to understand the techniques required for working basic crime scenes.

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Mass Fatality Management

August 20, 2019 - August 22, 2019
Davie Police Department, 1230 S Nob Hill Rd
Davie, FL 33324 United States
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Course participants will become aware of federal and state assets available for mass fatality incident response, how response plans differ for transportation, criminal, and natural disasters. Protocols and policies for data management and victim identification will be discussed.

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Bloodstain Pattern Analysis

August 26, 2019 - August 30, 2019
CSI Academy of Florida, 12787 NW US Highway 441
Alachua, FL 32615 United States
+ Google Map

This course will teach students the uses and limitations of bloodstain patterns as they relate to violent crime analysis. Lessons include comprehensive laboratory exercises in our dedicated blood spatter rooms and a workbook with relevant questions related to their findings.

Find out more »

September 2019

ICSIA Conference

September 8, 2019 - September 14, 2019
CSI Academy of Florida, 12787 NW US Highway 441
Alachua, FL 32615 United States

The 6th Annual International Crime Scene Investigators Association Conference will be held September 10 - 12 in Naperville, IL at the University of Illinois Conference Center.

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Super Glue Workshop

September 27, 2019
CSI Academy of Florida, 12787 NW US Highway 441
Alachua, FL 32615 United States
+ Google Map

This is a hands-on training course designed to teach individuals how to use Cyanoacrylate adhesives to develop latent fingerprints. Topics discussed in this 1-day course include introduction to Cyanoacrylates, safety and handling of Cyanoacrylates, how Cyanoacrylates develop fingerprints, and optimum conditions to develop a fingerprint properly.

Find out more »

October 2019

Fingerprinting on Difficult Surfaces

October 4, 2019
CSI Academy of Florida, 12787 NW US Highway 441
Alachua, FL 32615 United States
+ Google Map

This is a hands-on training workshop designed to teach individuals how to use different methods and techniques for collecting latent fingerprints off difficult surfaces. Various lifting techniques will be described, demonstrated, and then practiced with the class. Difficult surfaces include wet items, wet paper, and both latex and vinyl gloves.

Find out more »

Shooting Incident Reconstruction

October 7, 2019 - October 11, 2019
CSI Academy of Florida, 12787 NW US Highway 441
Alachua, FL 32615 United States
+ Google Map

This course introduces students to a reconstruction of a shooting using gunshot residual techniques and collective analysis of shooting incidents at crime scenes. Students will learn about and practice the fundamentals of reconstructing a crime scene involving shooting incidents by learning in the classroom and completing practical exercises.

Find out more »

Alternate Light Source Applications

October 15, 2019 - October 16, 2019
CSI Academy of Florida, 12787 NW US Highway 441
Alachua, FL 32615 United States
+ Google Map

This course is designed to introduce students to the use of visible light spectrum in order to enhance organic and inorganic substances that may otherwise be overlooked in criminal investigations. Students will learn how light affects biological fluids, causing absorption, fluorescence, luminescence, and contrast with the target surface.

Find out more »

Courtroom Testimony

October 17, 2019 - October 18, 2019
CSI Academy of Florida, 12787 NW US Highway 441
Alachua, FL 32615 United States
+ Google Map

This course will teach the basic rules for the introduction of crime scene evidence in a courtroom. Participants will prepare documents based upon a mock crime scene and take the witness stand using learned techniques during questioning by Robert A. Rush, a dual-certified criminal and civil trial attorney — 1 of only 4 in the state of Florida.

Find out more »

FDIAI Conference

October 20, 2019 - October 26, 2019
CSI Academy of Florida, 12787 NW US Highway 441
Alachua, FL 32615 United States

The Florida Division of the International Association for Identification's 60th Annual Educational Training Conference will be held from October 20 - 26.

Find out more »

Human Remains Recovery

October 28, 2019 - November 1, 2019
CSI Academy of Florida, 12787 NW US Highway 441
Alachua, FL 32615 United States
+ Google Map

This course will describe methods of human remains recovery in outdoor environments including scattered surface skeletal and buried remains. Methods of searching, mapping, measuring, and excavation will be discussed in addition to the utility of forensic taphonomy.

Find out more »

November 2019

Advanced Crime Scene Investigation – Brazilian Police

November 4, 2019 - November 8, 2019
CSI Academy of Florida, 12787 NW US Highway 441
Alachua, FL 32615 United States
+ Google Map

This advanced course builds on the introductory class by going in depth on complicated crime scene procedures. This class is meant to test your skills and bring new techniques forward to prepare you to investigate your own crime scenes.

Find out more »

Advanced Crime Scene Investigation

November 18, 2019 - November 22, 2019
CSI Academy of Florida, 12787 NW US Highway 441
Alachua, FL 32615 United States
+ Google Map

This advanced course builds on the introductory class by going in depth on complicated crime scene procedures. This class is meant to test your skills and bring new techniques forward to prepare you to investigate your own crime scenes.

Find out more »

December 2019

Latent Print Techniques

December 6, 2019
CSI Academy of Florida, 12787 NW US Highway 441
Alachua, FL 32615 United States

Students taking this course will learn the essentials of latent print discovery, processing, recovery, and documentation. Locating and recovering latent fingerprints can make all the difference between solving a crime and putting the file into the “no solvability factors” pile. Recovery of a single latent print can lead to multiple case clearances.

Find out more »

Crime Scene Photography

December 9, 2019 - December 13, 2019
CSI Academy of Florida, 12787 NW US Highway 441
Alachua, FL 32615 United States
+ Google Map

This course introduces students to the components of cameras and the science of crime scene photography. Students will learn about and practice photographic techniques involving mock crime scenes of different settings, both indoor/outdoor and in lightness/darkness.

Find out more »

Introduction to Crime Scene Investigation

December 16, 2019 - December 20, 2019
CSI Academy of Florida, 12787 NW US Highway 441
Alachua, FL 32615 United States
+ Google Map

This scenario based course will give students a foundation in the principles and practices of crime scene investigations. By using hand-on techniques, this class is the groundwork for beginning investigators to understand the techniques required for working basic crime scenes.

Find out more »

January 2020

Private Investigations – pt 1

January 10 - January 12
CSI Academy of Florida, 12787 NW US Highway 441
Alachua, FL 32615 United States
+ Google Map

This course serves as a comprehensive initiative into investigative matters. It will involve extensive discussion of Florida Statutes that govern the Private Investigator Intern License and will include study and instructional material to help attendees get a comprehensive grasp on investigative matters. In order to attain a PI License, one must complete this 40 hour course and get a recommendation from your mentor.

Find out more »

Private Investigations – pt 2

January 25 - January 26
CSI Academy of Florida, 12787 NW US Highway 441
Alachua, FL 32615 United States
+ Google Map

This course serves as a comprehensive initiative into investigative matters. It will involve extensive discussion of Florida Statutes that govern the Private Investigator Intern License and will include study and instructional material to help attendees get a comprehensive grasp on investigative matters. In order to attain a PI License, one must complete this 40 hour course and get a recommendation from your mentor.

Find out more »

February 2020

Bloodstain Pattern Analysis

February 3 - February 7
CSI Academy of Florida, 12787 NW US Highway 441
Alachua, FL 32615 United States
+ Google Map

This course will teach students the uses and limitations of bloodstain patterns as they relate to violent crime analysis. Lessons include comprehensive laboratory exercises in our dedicated blood spatter rooms and a workbook with relevant questions related to their findings.

Find out more »

AAFS Conference

February 17 - February 22
CSI Academy of Florida, 12787 NW US Highway 441
Alachua, FL 32615 United States

The American Academy for Forensic Science's 72nd Annual Scientific Meeting is February 17 - 22 in Anaheim, CA at the Anaheim Convention Center.

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Forensic Entomology

February 21
CSI Academy of Florida, 12787 NW US Highway 441
Alachua, FL 32615 United States

This course will cover a basic introduction to the science of forensic entomology and entomological techniques used in the laboratory. Additionally, collection, preservation, and shipment of insects and arthropods to a qualified forensic entomologist will be covered. A hands-on field component will also be included in which participants will conduct a proper entomological collection from a mock crime scene. Proper collection equipment, educational literature, and insect collections will be available for examination by the participants.

Find out more »

Fire, Arson, and Post Blast Investigations

February 24 - February 28
Chesterfield Police Department, 6610 Public Safety Way
Chesterfield, VA 23832 United States
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This course is designed to teach investigators and officers how to process fire, arson, and explosives at crime scenes. These investigations are typically influenced by dynamics uncommon to general crimes and everyday investigations.

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Courtroom Testimony

February 27 - February 28
CSI Academy of Florida, 12787 NW US Highway 441
Alachua, FL 32615 United States
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This course will teach the basic rules for the introduction of crime scene evidence in a courtroom. Participants will prepare documents based upon a mock crime scene and take the witness stand using learned techniques during questioning by Robert A. Rush, a dual-certified criminal and civil trial attorney — 1 of only 4 in the state of Florida.

Find out more »

March 2020

Introduction to Crime Scene Investigation

March 2 - March 6
CSI Academy of Florida, 12787 NW US Highway 441
Alachua, FL 32615 United States
+ Google Map

This scenario based course will give students a foundation in the principles and practices of crime scene investigations. By using hand-on techniques, this class is the groundwork for beginning investigators to understand the techniques required for working basic crime scenes.

Find out more »

Shooting Incident Reconstruction

March 16 - March 20
CSI Academy of Florida, 12787 NW US Highway 441
Alachua, FL 32615 United States
+ Google Map

This course introduces students to a reconstruction of a shooting using gunshot residual techniques and collective analysis of shooting incidents at crime scenes. Students will learn about and practice the fundamentals of reconstructing a crime scene involving shooting incidents by learning in the classroom and completing practical exercises.

Find out more »

Private Investigations – pt 1

March 20 - March 22
CSI Academy of Florida, 12787 NW US Highway 441
Alachua, FL 32615 United States
+ Google Map

This course serves as a comprehensive initiative into investigative matters. It will involve extensive discussion of Florida Statutes that govern the Private Investigator Intern License and will include study and instructional material to help attendees get a comprehensive grasp on investigative matters. In order to attain a PI License, one must complete this 40 hour course and get a recommendation from your mentor.

Find out more »

Private Investigations – pt 2

March 28 - March 29
CSI Academy of Florida, 12787 NW US Highway 441
Alachua, FL 32615 United States
+ Google Map

This course serves as a comprehensive initiative into investigative matters. It will involve extensive discussion of Florida Statutes that govern the Private Investigator Intern License and will include study and instructional material to help attendees get a comprehensive grasp on investigative matters. In order to attain a PI License, one must complete this 40 hour course and get a recommendation from your mentor.

Find out more »

Crime Scene Photography

March 30 - April 3
CSI Academy of Florida, 12787 NW US Highway 441
Alachua, FL 32615 United States
+ Google Map

This course introduces students to the components of cameras and the science of crime scene photography. Students will learn about and practice photographic techniques involving mock crime scenes of different settings, both indoor/outdoor and in lightness/darkness.

Find out more »

May 2020

Fingerprinting on Difficult Surfaces

May 1
CSI Academy of Florida, 12787 NW US Highway 441
Alachua, FL 32615 United States
+ Google Map

This is a hands-on training workshop designed to teach individuals how to use different methods and techniques for collecting latent fingerprints off difficult surfaces. Various lifting techniques will be described, demonstrated, and then practiced with the class. Difficult surfaces include wet items, wet paper, and both latex and vinyl gloves.

Find out more »

Latent Print Techniques

May 8
CSI Academy of Florida, 12787 NW US Highway 441
Alachua, FL 32615 United States

Students taking this course will learn the essentials of latent print discovery, processing, recovery, and documentation. Locating and recovering latent fingerprints can make all the difference between solving a crime and putting the file into the “no solvability factors” pile. Recovery of a single latent print can lead to multiple case clearances.

Find out more »

Ballistics Evidence and Shooting Reconstruction

May 11 - May 12
CSI Academy of Florida, 12787 NW US Highway 441
Alachua, FL 32615 United States
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This Ballistics Evidence and Shooting Reconstruction course will teach students the important steps in processing a shooting incident. Students will also learn how to document, process, preserve, and analyze evidence from a shooting incident. Finally, students will learn about shooting incident crime scene reconstruction.

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Medico-Legal Death Investigation

May 13 - May 15
CSI Academy of Florida, 12787 NW US Highway 441
Alachua, FL 32615 United States
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This course examines the legal/medical investigation of death. Topics include the pathology of trauma, forensic issues relating to the investigation of death, and evidentiary factors distinguishing homicide from accidental, natural, or traumatic death. Class discussions will examine the cause, type and manner of death.

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Super Glue Workshop

May 15
CSI Academy of Florida, 12787 NW US Highway 441
Alachua, FL 32615 United States
+ Google Map

This is a hands-on training course designed to teach individuals how to use Cyanoacrylate adhesives to develop latent fingerprints. Topics discussed in this 1-day course include introduction to Cyanoacrylates, safety and handling of Cyanoacrylates, how Cyanoacrylates develop fingerprints, and optimum conditions to develop a fingerprint properly.

Find out more »

Homicide Investigations

May 18 - May 20
CSI Academy of Florida, 12787 NW US Highway 441
Alachua, FL 32615 United States
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Throughout this course, students will learn the essential processes and techniques to efficiently and successfully process a homicide. Course topics include the fundamentals of a basic death investigation, classifications of homicides, and suspect elimination. Students will also learn how to document and reconstruct homicide crime scenes.

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June 2020

Forensic Entomology

June 5
CSI Academy of Florida, 12787 NW US Highway 441
Alachua, FL 32615 United States

This course will cover a basic introduction to the science of forensic entomology and entomological techniques used in the laboratory. Additionally, collection, preservation, and shipment of insects and arthropods to a qualified forensic entomologist will be covered. A hands-on field component will also be included in which participants will conduct a proper entomological collection from a mock crime scene. Proper collection equipment, educational literature, and insect collections will be available for examination by the participants.

Find out more »

Basic/Advanced Crime Scene Investigation – Brazilian Police

June 8 - June 12
CSI Academy of Florida, 12787 NW US Highway 441
Alachua, FL 32615 United States
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This advanced course builds on the introductory class by going in depth on complicated crime scene procedures. This class is meant to test your skills and bring new techniques forward to prepare you to investigate your own crime scenes. This course is reserved for individuals travelling from the Brazilian police force.

Find out more »

Introduction to Crime Scene Investigation

June 22 - June 26
CSI Academy of Florida, 12787 NW US Highway 441
Alachua, FL 32615 United States
+ Google Map

This scenario based course will give students a foundation in the principles and practices of crime scene investigations. By using hand-on techniques, this class is the groundwork for beginning investigators to understand the techniques required for working basic crime scenes.

Find out more »

July 2020

Camp CSI

July 13 - July 16
CSI Academy of Florida, 12787 NW US Highway 441
Alachua, FL 32615 United States
+ Google Map

Students will learn from real crime scene investigators and get hands-on experience with criminal investigations. Students will be in and out of crime scenes throughout the week learning how to lift prints from all types of surfaces, how to do casting impressions of footprints and/or tire prints, alternate light source applications, crime scene photography, blood spatter analysis, sketching and diagramming of crime scenes, courtroom testimony and more. Camp CSI is structured to highlight the importance of learning how to collaborate…

Find out more »

Private Investigations – pt 1

July 24 - July 26
CSI Academy of Florida, 12787 NW US Highway 441
Alachua, FL 32615 United States
+ Google Map

This course serves as a comprehensive initiative into investigative matters. It will involve extensive discussion of Florida Statutes that govern the Private Investigator Intern License and will include study and instructional material to help attendees get a comprehensive grasp on investigative matters. In order to attain a PI License, one must complete this 40 hour course and get a recommendation from your mentor.

Find out more »

Crime Scene DOcumentation

July 28 - July 29
CSI Academy of Florida, 12787 NW US Highway 441
Alachua, FL 32615 United States
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This course will teach students the basis of documenting forensic evidence. Additionally, students will learn how to properly identify, collect, preserve, and analyze evidence.

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Courtroom Testimony

July 30 - July 31
CSI Academy of Florida, 12787 NW US Highway 441
Alachua, FL 32615 United States
+ Google Map

This course will teach the basic rules for the introduction of crime scene evidence in a courtroom. Participants will prepare documents based upon a mock crime scene and take the witness stand using learned techniques during questioning by Robert A. Rush, a dual-certified criminal and civil trial attorney — 1 of only 4 in the state of Florida.

Find out more »

August 2020

Private Investigations – pt 2

August 1 - August 2
CSI Academy of Florida, 12787 NW US Highway 441
Alachua, FL 32615 United States
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This course serves as a comprehensive initiative into investigative matters. It will involve extensive discussion of Florida Statutes that govern the Private Investigator Intern License and will include study and instructional material to help attendees get a comprehensive grasp on investigative matters. In order to attain a PI License, one must complete this 40 hour course and get a recommendation from your mentor.

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IAI/FDIAI Conference

August 9 - August 15
CSI Academy of Florida, 12787 NW US Highway 441
Alachua, FL 32615 United States

The 104th Annual International Association for Identification Conference will be held August 9 - 15, 2020 in Orlando, FL at the Rosen Shingle Creek Hotel. This is a joint conference with the Florida Division of the International Association for Identification.

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Introduction to Crime Scene Investigation

August 17 - August 21
CSI Academy of Florida, 12787 NW US Highway 441
Alachua, FL 32615 United States
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This scenario based course will give students a foundation in the principles and practices of crime scene investigations. By using hand-on techniques, this class is the groundwork for beginning investigators to understand the techniques required for working basic crime scenes.

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September 2020

Fingerprinting on Difficult Surfaces

September 11
CSI Academy of Florida, 12787 NW US Highway 441
Alachua, FL 32615 United States
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This is a hands-on training workshop designed to teach individuals how to use different methods and techniques for collecting latent fingerprints off difficult surfaces. Various lifting techniques will be described, demonstrated, and then practiced with the class. Difficult surfaces include wet items, wet paper, and both latex and vinyl gloves.

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2-Day Shooting Reconstruction

September 16 - September 17
CSI Academy of Florida, 12787 NW US Highway 441
Alachua, FL 32615 United States
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This course will teach students the basis of documenting, processing, and reconstructing a shooting incident.

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Forensic Entomology

September 18
CSI Academy of Florida, 12787 NW US Highway 441
Alachua, FL 32615 United States

This course will cover a basic introduction to the science of forensic entomology and entomological techniques used in the laboratory. Additionally, collection, preservation, and shipment of insects and arthropods to a qualified forensic entomologist will be covered. A hands-on field component will also be included in which participants will conduct a proper entomological collection from a mock crime scene. Proper collection equipment, educational literature, and insect collections will be available for examination by the participants.

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Super Glue Workshop

September 25
CSI Academy of Florida, 12787 NW US Highway 441
Alachua, FL 32615 United States
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This is a hands-on training course designed to teach individuals how to use Cyanoacrylate adhesives to develop latent fingerprints. Topics discussed in this 1-day course include introduction to Cyanoacrylates, safety and handling of Cyanoacrylates, how Cyanoacrylates develop fingerprints, and optimum conditions to develop a fingerprint properly.

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Crime Scene Photography

September 28 - October 2
CSI Academy of Florida, 12787 NW US Highway 441
Alachua, FL 32615 United States
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This course introduces students to the components of cameras and the science of crime scene photography. Students will learn about and practice photographic techniques involving mock crime scenes of different settings, both indoor/outdoor and in lightness/darkness.

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October 2020

Bloodstain Pattern Analysis

October 5 - October 9
CSI Academy of Florida, 12787 NW US Highway 441
Alachua, FL 32615 United States
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This course will teach students the uses and limitations of bloodstain patterns as they relate to violent crime analysis. Lessons include comprehensive laboratory exercises in our dedicated blood spatter rooms and a workbook with relevant questions related to their findings.

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Advanced Crime Scene Investigation

October 26 - October 30
CSI Academy of Florida, 12787 NW US Highway 441
Alachua, FL 32615 United States
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This advanced course builds on the introductory class by going in depth on complicated crime scene procedures. This class is meant to test your skills and bring new techniques forward to prepare you to investigate your own crime scenes.

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November 2020

Human Remains Recovery

November 4 - November 6
CSI Academy of Florida, 12787 NW US Highway 441
Alachua, FL 32615 United States
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This 3-day course will describe methods of human remains recovery in outdoor environments including scattered surface skeletal and buried remains. Methods of searching, mapping, measuring, and excavation will be discussed in addition to the utility of forensic taphonomy.

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Basic/Advanced Crime Scene Investigation – Brazilian Police

November 16 - November 20
CSI Academy of Florida, 12787 NW US Highway 441
Alachua, FL 32615 United States
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This advanced course builds on the introductory class by going in depth on complicated crime scene procedures. This class is meant to test your skills and bring new techniques forward to prepare you to investigate your own crime scenes. This course is reserved for individuals travelling from the Brazilian police force.

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