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The Role of the Forensic Laboratory in Hit and Run Investigations - Roanoke, VA 05/01/2019 *****CLOSED*****


Date(s): Wednesday, May 1st 2019 at 08:00 AM

This is a one-day course designed to provide an understanding of the types of examinations the forensic laboratory can perform to assist hit and run investigations. This course will cover the recognition, collection and preservation of paint, plastics, glass, hairs, fibers, vehicle lamps and biological fluids. The analysis of each of these types of materials will be presented to provide the investigator with an understanding of the corresponding potential value in an investigation. This course is designed for police officers, detectives, crime scene technicians and Commonwealth\\\\\\\'s Attorneys who are involved with the investigations of hit and run and other offenses involving automobiles. There will be practical exercises involving the collection and evaluation of materials from automobiles. This course will be limited to 50 students.

The course will be taught by Department of Forensic Science Trace Evidence examiners and held at the Roanoke City Police Academy at 5401 Barns Avenue in Roanoke, VA 24019, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact:

Michelle Drake
(540)283-5937
michelle.drake@dfs.virginia.gov

Or

Anthony Brown
(540) 283-5936
anthony.brown@dfs.virginia.gov


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