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    Days: 1

  • BRLC icon-PDH white-navy-64px

    PDH: 8

  • BRLC icon-CEU white-navy-64px

    CEI: 0.8

Course Cost:
Early: $875
Normal: $1,000

This one-day course focuses on properly documenting an incident scene, and collecting and preserving evidence, both physical and digital.  This course is a complement to our 2-day incident investigation course.  Prompt and thorough documentation of a scene before weathering or alteration provides valuable data to investigators.  Items identified by investigators as evidence must be documented, collected, and preserved using methodologies consistent with accepted standards and guidelines.

Participants will be given both classroom instruction and field exercises to learn and practice scene documentation and evidence collection.  This will include developing procedures to ensure proper and adequate documentation of the incident scene and evidence to be collected. The course will provide techniques for collecting, logging, and preserving evidence based on industry accepted standards and years of evidence collection experience by BakerRisk.  A mock explosion at our test site will provide the scene and evidence for field exercises.  This course is ideal for evidence technicians, engineers, managers, and investigators who are involved in hands-on work in scene investigation and evidence collection, and managers and legal counsel who are involved with incident investigations.

The course will include the following elements:

  • Presentations on standards for:
    • Scene documentation
    • Physical evidence collection
    • Digital evidence collection
  • Scene and evidence documentation techniques
  • Protocol development and usage in evidence collection
  • Preservation options for evidence
  • Hands-on exercises in scene documentation and evidence collection that includes a controlled explosive event

We recommend registering for the combined courses (Incident Investigation Training and Incident Scene Documentation and Evidence Collection) but if you want it to be broken up you can register for Incident Investigation Training or Incident Scene Documentation and Evidence Collection separately.

Customized Courses Tailored to Your Needs

While BakerRisk offers a range of pre-packaged courses, we recognize that the most effective courses incorporate your company’s specific hazards, incidents, and lessons learned. Please contact us to discuss how we can custom tailor courses to fit your company’s needs.

CourseStart Date
Incident Scene Documentation and Evidence Collection - In Person - Sep. 14 - Scull Crossing
  • September 14, 2023 9:00 am
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CourseStart Date
Incident Investigation Training, Scene Documentation, & Evidence Collection Combined - In Person - Sep. 12-14 - San Antonio
  • September 12, 2023 8:00 am
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