FSA101 – 40.00 Hours
Potter County Detention Center
13103 NE 29th
Amarillo, TX 79111
08:00 AM Monday, April 12, 2021
Missouri City Police Dept.
3849 Cartwright Road
Missouri City, TX 77459
08:00 AM Monday, May 17, 2021
Leander Police Department
705 Leander Drive
Leander, TX 78641
08:00 AM Monday, August 02, 2021
This schedule is subject to change without notice. If you have not received confirmation of the class prior to the class start, please contact the division at (800) 423-8433 or email@example.com to get the latest schedule.
Capturing evidence and documenting the crime scene through skilled photography techniques is crucial to a proper criminal investigation. This course will address the basic concepts of photography and their application to professional crime scene documentation. Course instruction will be through lecture, case review, and practical exercises.
This course meets Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) requirements Texas Forensic Science Academy Forensic Photography Course #40053.
- Licensed or certified peace officer with a current commission employed by or attached to a law enforcement/investigative agency
- Civilian employed by a law enforcement/investigative agency conducting investigative tasks or duties
- Nurse employed by a medical facility tasked with conducting forensic examinations
- Foundations of Forensic Photography
Please fax proof of course completion to (979) 862-2788 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org at least two weeks prior to class start date. Students will be contacted via email to confirm approval and admittance into course.
Course Completion Requirements
Student Must Provide:
- Digital SLR camera
Class attendance is an essential part of the education process, and participants in TEEX courses are expected to attend all class sessions and field exercises. The course requires participants to attend a minimum of 80% of the class hours as a component of successful course completion. During the course, your instructor will review any additional attendance requirement, for example a field exercise that cannot be missed.
Participants in a TCOLE credit course must complete the class in its entirety to receive TCOLE credit.
Student May Bring:
- Electronic flash
- Cable release
- Camera instruction manual
- Extra batteries for camera and flash
- Laptop computer and photo card reader (for photo review)
- Camera and film selection
- Camera operation
- Common photographic errors
- Crime scene photography
- Digital photographic processes
- Evaluating light
- Photographic equipment
- Photography in law enforcement
- Standards for digital evidence
- Utilizing depth of field
- Law enforcement and non-commissioned personnel assigned to investigative tasks and duties such as crime scene investigators, fire investigators, detectives, medicolegal death investigators, patrol officers, corrections officers and forensic nurses
Continuing Education And Professional Credits
- 40.00 hours – Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE)
- 3.00 hours – ACE
- 20.00 hours – International Association of Identification (IAI)
- 40.00 hours – Texas Education Agency (TEA)
Institute for Law Enforcement and Protective Services Excellence
Phone: (979) 845-6677 | Toll-Free: (800) 423-8433