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Shooting Scene Investigation


DATE/TIME: see below

LOCATION: see below   ***SPACE IS LIMITED***

COURSE DESCRIPTION: Through a live fire event exercise, utilizing a variety of weapons, participants will be able to construct their own mock crime scenes. Using these mock crime scenes, participants will determine bullet paths, ejection patterns, and glass fracture patterns. Types of firearms, firearm terminology, angle of penetration, and shot sequencing will also be discussed.

Eye and ear protection, and a bullet resistant vest are MANDATORY for attendance. Participants should wear casual clothing that may become soiled during practical exercises. Students should also bring a digital camera (digital SLR preferred).

INSTRUCTOR BIO:  Daryl Clemens and Scott Campbell
Mr. Daryl Clemens is a Crime Scene Technician for the Forensic Services Unit of the Grand Rapids Police Department.  Mr. Clemens has been in law enforcement since 1993.  He started his law enforcement career with Kalamazoo Township Police Department in 1993 and has been with Grand Rapids Police Department since 1994 where he works as a Crime Scene Technician. Mr. Clemens has been instructing courses on Crime Scene Investigation, Latent Print Processing, Photography and Shooting Reconstruction for more than ten years.  Mr. Clemens is a published author on many forensic related techniques and is the Editor of The Examiner, the newsletter of the International Crime Scene Investigators Association and the Editor of Crime and Clues, an on-line magazine devoted to Criminal Investigation and Forensic Science. Mr. Clemens is a member of the International Association for Identification (IAI), Midwestern Association of Forensic Scientists (MAFS) and the International Crime Scene Investigators Association (ICSIA).

Mr. Scott Campbell started his career in uniform patrol and then was assigned to a variety of specialized units including the Tactical Enforcement Unit, or S.W.A.T., where he began his training and instructor career as one of the lead instructors. In 1994 Mr. Campbell transferred to the Identification Division where he began his crime scene, evidence photography and fingerprint identification career as an Identification Technician. In 2001 he was promoted to Supervisor and was appointed the Division’s Training Coordinator where he developed instructional programs and trained new technicians, recruit officers, detectives and supervisors for the department.  In addition to his work related practical experience, Mr. Campbell has received more than 500 hours of training in the fields of forensic identification, crime scene processing and management, evidence photography, and instructor development. With more than 17 years of experience as a crime scene technician, fingerprint identification specialist and instructor, Mr. Campbell has provided specialized training in 18 different states. He currently provides training for Ron Smith & Associates; State of Wisconsin Technical Colleges; North East Multi-Regional Training (Illinois); and The University of Arkansas System – Criminal Justice Institute.  Mr. Campbell is a member of both the International Association for Identification (IAI) and the Wisconsin Association for Identification. He has an Associate Degree in Police Science and is certified by the IAI as a Senior Crime Scene Analyst.

TARGET AUDIENCE: Detectives/Investigators and Crime Scene Personnel.

PREREQUISITES/EQUIPMENT: Eye and ear protection, and a bullet resistant vest are mandatory for enrollment.

CONTACT INFORMATION: Annette Tracy: at 501-570-8061.
Toll free: 1-800-635-6310.

REGISTRATION INFORMATION:  Registrants must fax a signed and dated verification letter on agency letterhead within five days of submission of the registration request form to 501-565-3081 which includes the following statement:  This letter will verify that I, (name of registrant), am an employee of (agency name) and hold the position of (sworn/non-sworn) (position title), located at (address) and have registered for (name of class) on (date).

This class is 21 hours.


April 16-18, 2019
Jacksonville Police Department
Jacksonville, AR

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