Title:Crime Scene Processing Workshop
(40 hours)
Dates:August 15 - 19, 2011
Location:Silver Spring, Maryland


To enroll, register online at www.iptm.org or download the registration form online and return it to IPTM. A minimum number of registrations must be received for a class to run as scheduled. When the minimum criteria has been met, written confirmation will be mailed, faxed, or emailed to you.

Please do not make airline reservations until you receive written notification confirming that the course will run as scheduled.

The course fee includes tuition, a student reference manual and study materials. We accept checks, cash, agency purchase orders and credit cards.

Credit card payments may be made online using your Visa, MasterCard, Discover or American Express card.

Course Fee: $725.00

Course will be held at the:
Maryland-National Capital Park Police Headquarters
12751 Layhill Road
Silver Spring, Maryland 20906

To register for this course online, visit our website at www.iptm.org or click here.

If you prefer, you may complete the attached registration form.

Continuing Education Credits

Continuing Education Units (CEUs) are available for a $7.00 fee through the Institute of Police Technology and Management, a division of the University of North Florida. One unit is awarded
for each ten contact hours. Forms will be provided in class for interested participants.

Transportation and Lodging

Most locations are served by several major airlines.

Ground transportation, food and lodging are the responsibility of the student. For your information, we
have provided a list of suggested hotels and their distance from the training site on the last page.

This course is designed to provide you with "hands-on" training in the latest state-of-the-art techniques for crime scene processing. Emphasis will be given to recognizing, documenting, collecting, preserving, and analyzing physical evidence. All students will have the opportunity to process a variety of evidentiary items during the class.

Topics include:

• Discussion of specific evidence-related scenes ranging from simple property crimes to crimes
against persons

• Photography procedures for scene documentation

• Latent print development techniques

• Alternative light sources – processing scenes and related evidence with light energy

• Casting - tire and shoe patterns, etc.

• Bloodstain documentation and chemical enhancement

• Courtroom testimony involving all evidence discussed throughout the course

Note: You will be using chemicals and powders throughout this course and should bring clothing suitable for processing evidence.

Prerequisite: You should have some field experience or knowledge of crime scene processing.

Audience: Patrol officers, newly assigned and seasoned detectives, investigations supervisors, crime scene technicians, medical examiner and coroner investigators, military investigative personnel.

Silver Spring, Maryland Hotels

Listed below are six hotels that are convenient to the Maryland-National Capital Park Police Headquarters:

1) Comfort Inn and Suites - College Park – (would need car)
9020 Baltimore Avenue; College Park, Maryland 20740
Phone: 301-441-8110
12 miles from training site

2) Courtyard by Marriott Silver Spring - (would need car)
12521 Prosperity Drive; Silver Spring, MD 20904
Phone: 301-680-8500
6 miles from training site

3) Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center
5701 Marinelli Road; Bethesda, MD 20852
Phone: 301-822-9200
9 miles from training site

4) Marriott Bethesda - (would need car)
5151 Pooks Hill Road; Bethesda, MD 20814
Phone: 301-897-9400
9 miles from training site

5) Crowne Plaza Silver Spring – (close to subway)
8777 Georgia Avenue; Silver Spring, MD 20910
Phone: 301-589-0800
5 miles from training site

6) Days Inn – (close to subway)
8040 13th Street; Silver Spring, MD 20910
Phone: 301-588-4400
6 miles from training site
Note: Please check the individual hotels for the latest rates.