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Sirchie offers hands-on training courses for the global law enforcement community at our dedicated training facility in Youngsville, NC
and through host departments

Give yourself and your team the opportunity to build your skills with Sirchie training.  Sirchie has a long history of providing hands-on training experiences for law enforcement around the globe,  training thousands of law enforcement professionals on proper techniques and providing opportunities for hands-on experience working with crime scene investigation and forensic tools.

Understanding that travel budgets can be tight, we offer classes on location at host facilities. While our Evidence Collection class remains the most popular, some specialty courses are also available including: Crime Scene Photography, Bloodstain Pattern Documentation, Corrections Investigation, and Riot and Crowd Control. Call us at 800.356.7311 or email at training@sirchie.com for more information.

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2019 Education Calendar

JANUARY

Intro to the Science of
Fingerprints (Jan 28 - Feb 1)

 

 

 

FEBRUARY

Evidence Collection Course (Feb 4-8)

Phase 1 Footwear Impressions (Feb 25 - Mar 1)

 

 

MARCH

Forensic Death Investigation (Mar 4-7)

Basic Latent Fingerprint
Comparison
  (Mar 11-15)

Comprehensive Latent Print
Comparison
(Mar 25-29)

Digital Forensics (Mar 26-28)

APRIL

Evidence Collection Course (Apr 1-5)

Drone Forensics (Apr 8-12)

Riot and Crowd Control (Apr 8-12)

Firearm and Toolmark ID & Shooting
Reconstruction
 
(Apr 22-26)

Oxygen Complete (Apr 23-25)

MAY

Advanced Latent Ridgeology (May 6-10)

Comprehensive Crime Scene
Photography
(May 13-17)

Corrections Investigation (May 27-31)

 

JUNE

Advanced Latent Palm Print
Comparison (June 3-7)

Evidence Collection Course (June 10-14)

Oxygen Complete (June 18-20)

Arson Investigation for Law
Enforcement
(June 25-27)

JULY

Intro to the Science of Fingerprints (July 8-12)

Digital Forensics for Educators (July 15-16)

Forensic Symposium for Educators (July 17-19)

Phase 2 Footwear Impressions (July 22-26)

AUGUST

Basic Latent Print Comparison (Aug 5-9)

Oxygen Complete (Aug 6-8)

 

 

SEPTEMBER

Evidence Collection Course (Sept 9-13)

Advanced Latent Ridgeology (Sept 16-20)

Clandestine Grave Discovery (Sept 17-20)

Phase 1 Footwear Impressions (Sept 30 - Oct 4)

OCTOBER

Bloodstain Pattern Documentation (Oct 21-24)

Mastering the IAI Exam (Oct 28 - Nov 1)

Digital Forensics (Oct 29-31)

NOVEMBER

Evidence Collection Course (Nov 4-8)

Advanced Latent Palm Print
Comparison (Nov 4-8)

Drone Forensics (Nov 11-15)

Riot and Crowd Control (Nov 11-15)

DECEMBER

Comprehensive Advanced Latent Print
Comparison (Dec 9-13)

 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


Available Training

  • Bloodstain Pattern Documentation Class

    2 DATES AVAILABLE
    Throughout the United States and certainly in smaller departments, the crime scene technician faces the complexities of homicide scenes without the proper support or training. Like all forensi...
  • Mastering the IAI Latent Print Exam Class

    2 DATES AVAILABLE
    Minimum requirements for the class: Each student must have at least 1 year of Latent print experience to be accepted in the class.  Background: Examiners who are preparing to take the L...
  • Digital Device Forensics

    3 DATES AVAILABLE
    With over 9 Billion wireless subscriptions worldwide as of 2016, every criminal investigation involves information that can be captured from a digital device, including phones and tablets. Understa...
  • Evidence Collection and Processing Training

    5 DATES AVAILABLE
    Our Evidence Collection and Processing Training Program provides law enforcement professionals and crime scene investigators with hands on training using forensic tools that will help to execute th...
  • Latent Palm Print Comparison Class

    3 DATES AVAILABLE
    Minimum Requirements for the class: Each student must have attended and completed a Basic Latent Fingerprint Comparison Course to be accepted in the Advanced Latent Palm Print Comparison Cou...
  • Introduction to the Science of Fingerprints Class

    2 DATES AVAILABLE
    You need to attend this program if... You want to learn the skills necessary to become a fingerprint technician You want to recognize and properly classify the eight fingerprint patterns You...
  • Phase 1 - Footwear Impression - Detection, Recovery, Identification Training

    2 DATES AVAILABLE
    Footwear impression evidence is the most overlooked evidence at crime scenes. Criminals will often wear gloves or wipe down objects that they touch at crime scenes but rarely do they remove their s...
  • Forensic Death Investigation

    1 DATE AVAILABLE
    When a questionable or unattended death occurs, how do you determine the cause? Was it homicide, suicide, accidental, or natural? What is the key evidence to look for in determining cause of deat...
  • Basic Latent Fingerprint Comparison Class

    2 DATES AVAILABLE
    Minimum Requirements for the class: Each student must have attended and completed the Introduction to the Science of Fingerprints Course to be accepted in the Basic Latent Print Course. You n...
  • Comprehensive Advanced Latent Print Comparison Course

    2 DATES AVAILABLE
    How proficient are your individual comparison skills as pertaining to latent print casework? Are erroneous exclusions a problem in your skill set? If you are a manager are erroneous exclusions a pr...
  • Drone Forensics

    2 DATES AVAILABLE
    This 5 day course is designed to take the investigator deep into the world of Drone Forensics. The use of Drones is growing rapidly and expanding to criminal enterprises and terrorist organizations...
  • Riot and Crowd Control

    2 DATES AVAILABLE
    When crowds are at their worst, how do you make sure your officers are at their best? Citizens have a constitutional right to protest, and a responsibility to be orderly and respectful.  Law ...
  • Forensic Firearm and Toolmark Identification and Shooting Reconstruction

    1 DATE AVAILABLE
    This advanced course/seminar will introduce the students to the methods used by firearm and toolmark examiners in the examination of large caliber fired bullets such as .45 caliber, vario...
  • Digital Forensics: Oxygen Complete

    3 DATES AVAILABLE
    Students will obtain a start to finish education on the use of Oxygen Forensic Detective. The course adds to the Basic and Expert course by introducing advanced methods of Smart Device collections ...
  • Advanced Latent Ridgeology Class

    2 DATES AVAILABLE
    Minimum Requirements:  Each student must have attended and completed a Basic Latent Print Comparison Course to be accepted in the Advanced Ridgeology Course.  YOU NEED TO ...
  • Crime Scene and Evidence Photography

    1 DATE AVAILABLE
    Crime scene photography remains one of the most important aspects of any criminal investigation. Whereas notes and sketches document items of interest that the investigator recognizes and records, ...
  • Corrections Investigation

    1 DATE AVAILABLE
    Just because offenders are behind bars doesn’t mean that crime stops. Corrections investigators need to have a broad understanding of several types of crime, how to identify it, how to identify, ...
  • Arson Investigation for Law Enforcement

    1 DATE AVAILABLE
    When is fire not an accident? To determine this, the fire scene must be treated as a crime scene. In this course, students will learn how to properly document the scene as well as identify and coll...
  • Digital Forensics for Educators

    1 DATE AVAILABLE
    The world of cyber forensics is exploding and the job opportunities for people involved in cyber forensics grow daily. Students in high school and college need to understand the need for profession...
  • Forensic Symposium for Educators

    1 DATE AVAILABLE
      Thanks to shows like CSI and Forensic Files, interest in forensic science has risen dramatically. We designed our Annual Forensic Symposium for Educators so you can get real-world experienc...