Bugs and Bones Forensic Workshop
July 15th â€” July 18th, 2013
BUGS: Dr. Neal Haskell, Ph.D. [http://www.saintjoe.edu/academics/biology/haskell.html]
BONES: Dr. Michael Finnegan, Ph.D. [http://ksuanth.weebly.com/finnegan.html]
Johnson County Sheriffâ€™s Office, Criminalistics Laboratory
11890 Sunset Drive, Olathe, Kansas 66061
This 4-day course addresses ENTOMOLOGY AND ATHROPOLOGY â€” and the information they may provide to forensic investigations. This class is designed as an introduction, and is geared towards Crime Scene Responders, Medical Examiners, Coroners, Death Investigators, Detectives, Forensic Nurses, Attorneys, and others seeking greater understanding of the forensic use of BUGS AND BONES. Participating students will receive information on: proper scene documentation (photography and measurements); documentation of climate, weather and environmental conditions; procedural steps in the collection and documentation of BUGS AND BONES; the impact of entomology and anthropology on a forensic investigation; and, case examples presented by the instructors. HANDS-ON ACTIVITIES will occupy about 1/2 of the total class time.
Please follow this link to a background PDF/class announcement, and follow its instructions.
For additional information, please contact:
Ryan M. Rezzelle, MFS, CSCSA
Supervisor, Crime Scene Investigation Section
Johnson County Sheriffâ€™s Office
11890 S. Sunset Drive Olathe, KS 66061
(W) 913-826-3268 (C) 816-210-5433 Fax 913-826-3286