• Forensics 9-1-1 - Basics of Forensic Criminal Investigation LAW 9074

    Online OntarioLearn

    OntarioLearn description: This course is designed to introduce the candidate to the basic theories of the different types of forensic evidence. Although it is designed as a primer for students participating in the Police Foundations and Law and Security Administration Programs, the course is also intended as a resource for members of the law enforcement, legal, communications and creative writing communities. The theories of identification, fingerprinting, crime scene management, laboratory resources, DNA evidence and forensic art will be discussed. The student will be taught to recognize the value of fingerprint and DNA as means of solving crime. They will also be taught to recognize the value of varied types of other trace forensic evidence also found at crime scenes.


    This is an online course delivered via OntarioLearn. Please ensure you are familiar with the basic technology requirements for OntarioLearn online courses. Teacher support (via email) and technical support (via phone) will be available for this course. You will also be required to purchase a subscription to Blue Line Magazine, Canada's law enforcement magazine. (Details will be posted on course conference.) Discretion is advised due to the graphic nature of some posted images.

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