Crime scene investigation focuses on utilizing scientific and social analysis techniques to assist law enforcement in uncovering all the information related to a crime. Crime scene investigators work at the crime scene and gather the relevant evidence for analysis in forensic laboratory.
The crime scene investigation course will spend a majority of educational learning about collection techniques, evidence handling and transportation, maintaining chain of custody and sent the evidence to its respective division of forensic laboratory. The evidences vary according to the site of crime scene therefore; a crime scene investigator must follow standard procedure in searching the evidences at the crime scene. The crime scene investigator must record the whole crime scene by sketching, video-taping and photographing. The evidences have their differential value hence they must be packaged carefully with the concerned authority seal without any contamination.
The learners will get practical exposure of indoor as well as outdoor crime scene, they also learn sketching of crime scene, photography of crime scene and evidences and collection and preservation of evidences.