Introduction to the Crime Laboratory – Understanding Its Role and Purpose

$89.00

This training is designed for legal professionals who present and/or scrutinize scientific evidence in courts of law. The course provides information about the history, purpose and responsibilities of crime laboratories and the best practices for interacting effectively with these laboratories as a legal professional.

By the end of this course, you should be able to:
• Explain the origin of the word “forensic”
• Identify the two landmark cases that gave rise to the modern day crime laboratory
• Name the five types of forensic science laboratories most commonly operated in the United States
• Name the single most effective strategy in preventing or eliminating crime laboratory backlogs
• Identify the key management authority responsible for the operations of a crime laboratory
• Name the key operational metric used to measure crime laboratory productivity
**Course content is accessible for 90 days from the date of purchase.

Course Type: On-Demand Presentation
Length: Approximately 30 minutes
Performance Requirement: The user is required to pass a post-course quiz with a minimum score of 80% to assess the attendee’s knowledge. Users have the opportunity to retake the quiz to achieve a passing score.
Course Accreditation: This course has been approved for 1 hour(s) of CLE and MCLE in many states, please see this page for the status of CLE’s in your state. RTI will report your obtaining CLE from this course to your designated state organization in states where CLE’s are approved: https://www.forensiced.org/training/clestates.cfm?cid=1128152721

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This training is designed for legal professionals who present and/or scrutinize scientific evidence in courts of law. The course provides information about the history, purpose and responsibilities of crime laboratories and the best practices for interacting effectively with these laboratories as a legal professional.

By the end of this course, you should be able to:
• Explain the origin of the word “forensic”
• Identify the two landmark cases that gave rise to the modern day crime laboratory
• Name the five types of forensic science laboratories most commonly operated in the United States
• Name the single most effective strategy in preventing or eliminating crime laboratory backlogs
• Identify the key management authority responsible for the operations of a crime laboratory
• Name the key operational metric used to measure crime laboratory productivity
**Course content is accessible for 90 days from the date of purchase.