What: CSIDT (Crime Scene Investigator Diver Technologists) - International Conference Medical and Legal Considerations in Crime Scene Investigations
Where: Hilton Long Beach & Executive Meeting Center
701W. Ocean Blvd.
Long Beach, CA 90831
March 29 & 30, 2013
Mack S. House Jr. HU1-828-380-9955U
Douglas Bannister U1-828-308-6670
Conference is in classroom setting, therefore seating is limited. Please register early.
How Much: Standard Tuition: $ 225.00 U.S.
Registration must be submitted no later than- March 22, 2013
Course Manual (includes copyright material)
Certificate of Completion
Room reservations ~ Special Rates do apply for this event.
Who should attend:
Law Enforcement Officers, Dive Educators, Crime Scene Investigators, Forensic Nurses, First Responders, Firefighters and medical/legal professionals.
KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Published Author Mack S. House Jr.: CSIDT-International, Published Author in Underwater Forensics Commercial Scientific Diving, International Speaker, Consultant and Recognized Expert in Underwater Forensics. Active Member and Forensic Expert with International Crime Scene Investigators Association (www.icsia.org ) and Forensic Experts Incorporated ( www.feinc.net ).
Douglas Bannister: CSIDT-International, Senior Diving Instructor, speaker and Senior CSIDT Crime Scene Investigator Diver Technologists. His career in Diving includes Open Water through Scuba Diving Instructor Trainer for recreational Diving,A retired EMT-Intermediate in the State of NY, Extensive experience with the North Carolina Department of Corrections.
Attendees must attend the conference in its entirety, as well as submitting the evaluation forms, to receive a certificate of completion.
The planners and presenter(s)/author(s) of this course have declared no real or perceived conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity.
Crime Scene Investigator Diver Technologists International guarantees the content of these educational activities are free from bias.
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Crime Scene Investigator Diver Technologists International
The North Carolina Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Commission, Law Enforcement Officer Certificate Program, either at the intermediate or advanced level”.
Day 1 Crime Scene Investigations ~Medical Legal Considerations
08:00 AM ~ Registration
8:30 AM ~ Introduction to course and class participants
8:45 AM ~ The “CSI Effect” on the jury and the judicial system. Introduction to
Underwater Forensics- “Technology at the Waters Edge”.
9:00 AM ~ Medico Legal ~ The importance of Confidentiality in crime scene Investigations and the importance of Legal considerations. The Crime Scene is First a Medical Concern then a legal Concern.
10:00 AM ~ Break
11:00 AM ~ The submerged Victim and Anatomical documentation procedures ~
12:00 PM ~ Lunch ~
1:00 PM ~ The submerged Victim and Anatomical documentation procedures ~
2:00 PM Infant Death Scene Investigation
Sudden Infant Death vs. Unexplained Infant Death
2:30 PM ~ Accidental death? Assumptions are very serious and avoidable mistakes
for the land based CSI, but more especially for the Diver Technologists.
3:30 PM~ Break
3:45 PM~ Open Forum
4:30 PM ~ Adjournment
Day 2 Crime Scene Investigations ~Medical Legal Considerations
8:00 AM ~ Registration
8:30 AM ~ Welcome and review
8:45 AM ~ The submerged Victim and Anatomical documentation procedures ~
[Postmortem Wounding and the six stages of decomposition]
Absence of digestive enzymes in the submerged victim and the effects of
Specific foods, Rx and liquids that were ingested ante mortem.
9:45 AM~ Break
10:00 AM ~ Rules of Evidence and the CSIDT Chain of Custody and Containment.
[weapon and body containers]
10:45 AM ~ Break
11:00 AM ~ Advanced Documentation ~ Clear, Concise, Grammatically Correct
[CSIDT Protocols in Divers Logbook]
1:00 PM ~ Case review – regarding the submerged victim and thorough Crime Scene
Investigation Protocols. A systematic review of primary protocols and the importance of teamwork
between the land based CSI and the Diver Technologist.
2:00 PM ~ Break
2:15 PM ~ The focus on traumatic experiences includes LEO’s.
Psychological considerations - a closer look at PTSD, Critical Incident Stress.
Law Enforcement Officer Suicide rates, why is there an increase?
4:00 PM ~ Certificates and Adjournment[Text Wrapping Break]
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