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Forensic Science Academy

The Texas Forensic Science Academy has several programs of study that lead to recognized technical certificates including; Forensic Technician, Forensic Investigator (Level I & Level II), Major Crimes Investigator, and Property and Evidence Management. These certificates are designed to give graduates a recognized credential that can translate into greater recognition within the criminal justice community. Texas Forensic Science Academy courses are accredited by the International Association for Identification and the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement.

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Forensic Science Course Catalog

eLearning Course Approved by the International Association for Identification (IAI) as continuing education for Crime Scene Certification. Indicates an elective course for that program

TEEX SPOTLIGHT:Online Death Investigation Course

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The Texas Forensic Science Academy administered by TEEX launched the new online version of its popular Death Investigation course. The course is being offered to law enforcement officers and crime scene investigators across the state. The moment a human body is discovered, many potential causes, factors, and circumstances must be considered. This online course addresses the procedures for conducting investigations of various types of human death and the investigator's role throughout the investigative process.

This course meets the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement requirements Texas Forensic Science Academy Death investigation (TCOLE Course #40059). The course is approved for continuing education credit by the International Association for Identification and also meets one of the requirements for attaining the Texas Forensic Science Academy - Forensic Investigator Level 2 certificate.

The course conversion was funded by a grant received from the Office of the Governor, Texas Criminal Justice Division and is being offered tuition-free until December 2014.

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