Seminar Title

Online-Documenting the Death Scene Part 2 - Beyond the Basics

Dates of Events

06/06/2024 through 06/06/2024

Last Updated: 04/01/2024
Instructor(s): Thomas Martin
Course Registration Fee: $150
Instructor Bio
Thomas Martin
Tom Martin, Senior Investigator, New York State Police, (retired)
Senior Investigator Tom Martin retired from the New York State Police after a twenty-two year career. Tom began his law enforcement career in 1988 as a uniformed New York State Trooper, and spent the majority of his career assigned to a full time crime scene/ major case investigation unit, retiring as the supervisor of that unit.
Upon his retirement, Tom established his forensic consulting company, Crime Scene Forensics, LLC, and provides forensic training and case consultations nationwide. He continues to work regularly in the field of forensic investigations and concentrates on homicide and questioned death scene investigations, bloodstain pattern analysis cases, shooting incident reconstructions and officer involved shooting investigations and reconstructions. Tom regularly provides expert forensic testimony in state and federal courts throughout the United States.
Tom has worked with the U.S. State Dept and the International Association of Chiefs of Police, (IACP) in developing and delivering training programs involving evidence based investigations for ranking members of Iraqi police forces.
Tom is a nationally recognized speaker who has been providing training to law enforcement agencies nationwide for over twenty-five years. He is currently a faculty member for the National District Attorneys Association.
Course Objectives
Course Overview:
Date: June 6, 2024
Time: 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. EST

This webinar is the follow-up to the Documenting the Death Scene webinar and will cover and expand upon many “must know” facts surrounding death scene investigations that are not typically covered in standard training. Many of the topics covered here have been generated from questions arising from the Documenting the Death Scene webinar. Bloodstains on potential suspects vs. bloodstains on the person who tried to render aid to the victim; when and how to consider testing for gunshot residue; issues in collecting DNA evidence; specific issues/evidence at death scenes involving firearms, and identifying complex types of evidence are just some of the many topics that will be discussed. This training is for anyone who will be investigating a death scene, including police officers, detectives, death scene investigators, and crime scene technicians. It is not necessary to have attended the original Documenting the Death Scene webinar in order to attend this training. This program contains graphic scene photographs and actual case examples to illustrate the training material.
Group Viewing Encouraged: Pay 1 Registration Fee
·Multiple attendees can group view the training from one device only and each attendee will receive a certificate.
·ONLY the registered attendee will receive a link to join the training (Link will be sent 1-2 Days Prior to the Event)
Quiz & Certificates: Within 24 hours after the live broadcast the registered attendee will receive an email with:
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Quiz link that will need to be forwarded to each person in your group so they may print a certificate after completing the quiz.
·30 Days Access of the Recording (this link may be shared with with others in your department only)
*** No Refunds After Class Link Has Been Sent**

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