This course will provide students with an introduction to forensic photography, crime scene processing, and forensic identification. Topics include, but are not limited to: fingerprint identification, chance impression evidence, physical evidence, crime scene and victim photography, and proper documentation of a crime scene. Students will gain an understanding of the basic "toolkit" required for crime scene processing, and learn the fundamentals of proper collection and analysis of physical evidence.
As an alternative to (FSC300H5, FSC302H5), this course satisfies the third year IDENT requirement needed for enrolment in FSC481Y5, FSC482H5, FSC483H5, and FSC485H5. Note: This course does not satisfy the IDENT requirement for FSC407H5.