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Xavier Becerra ~ Attorney General

Detection and Recovery of Footwear and Tire Impressions

Detection and Recovery of Footwear and Tire Impressions


Class Code
E140
Subject Area
E - Firearms and Impression Evidence Program
Class Description 

This three-day (24-hour) class is designed for crime scene technicians, investigators and others who do or will utilize recovery techniques for footwear and tire impression evidence. The course provides extensive information, and hands-on practical exercises, to convey why footwear and tire impression evidence is important evidence, how to recover it properly, how impression evidence can assist an investigation, and the type of examination results that can be expected. This course will include how to document, photograph and cast impressions, the use of electrostatic and other lifting methods, and the latest methods and formulations for chemically enhancing and processing impressions. Numerous other related topics are covered; including shoe sizing, contusion impressions, footwear and tire databases, and barefoot impressions. Case histories will be used to demonstrate the application of the topics covered in class. 

Previously Scheduled Classes

March 2-4, 2016 - Sacramento

Feburary 25-27, 2015 - Los Angeles

March 3-5, 2014

March 4-6, 2013

Instructor A Certified Instructor.
Teaching Methods
Lectures, demonstrations, practical exercises, critiques, discussions
Objectives
To understand why and how footwear and tire track impression evidence is detected and recovered.
Prerequisites
This class is designed for crime scene technicians, criminal investigators and others who need to improve their understanding of and recovery techniques for footwear and tire impression evidence.
Preparation
Materials Fee
Tuition No cost to POST supported or State of California based Law Enforcement agencies. A 360.00 tuition fee will be required of all other public agency, private sector, or out-of-state applicants.
Course Contact
CCI (916) 464-0600, FAX (916) 464-5818


Location Start Date
CCI-Los Angeles 04/25/18 08:00 AM

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If no classes are scheduled, you’ll be placed on a list that expresses your desire to attend this course.