Mon, Jun 10 | Death Investigation Training Academy

Surface and Buried Body Recovery

The Surface Skeleton and Buried Body Recovery Short-Course is a 4 day, hands-on, course designed to orient detectives, crime scene investigators and medicolegal death investigators to the proper techniques for processing surface skeleton and buried body scenes.
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Surface and Buried Body Recovery

Time & Location

Jun 10, 2019, 8:00 AM – Jun 13, 2019, 5:00 PM
Death Investigation Training Academy, 116 S Smith St, Cuba, MO 65453, USA

About the Event

The Surface Skeleton and Buried Body Recovery Short-Course is a 4 day, hands-on, course designed to orient detectives, crime scene investigators and medicolegal death investigators to the proper techniques for processing surface skeleton and buried body scenes. The course includes the following topics in a combined classroom instruction and actual buried and surface remain recovery exercise:

Forensic Anthropology in the Medicolegal System

Determination of Age-at-Death, Sex, Ancestry, and Stature

Assessment of Bony Trauma

Positive Identification of Unknown Human Remains

Period Since Death

Crime Scene Investigation on Unknown Human Remains

Techniques for the Proper Recovery of Scattered and Buried Human Remains

Determination of Human vs. Non-human Remains

Forensic Odontology

Forensic Entomology

Forensic Art and Unknown Remains

Upon successful completion of this course, the attendee should be able to understand and implement the process of locating and documenting buried bodies and surface scattered human remains; think critically about the type of experts needed to provide analyses integral to case resolution; recommend personnel and equipment needs for exhumations and surface scatter scenes.

Registration is Closed

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