Crime Scene Investigation (CSI) Workshop Held in Lima, Peru

True Forensic Science (USA) in collaboration with F.P. Criminal Forensic (Peru) held its first Crime Scene Investigation (CSI) workshop in the capital city of Peru. The CSI workshop was offered by True Forensic Science’s Science Director and Instructor, Prof. Carlos A. Gutierrez, who is Master of Science in Forensic Science, Lecturer of the forensic science unit at Chaminade University of Honolulu, and an expert in CSI’s related topics. The CSI workshop took place in the city of Lima, Peru on June 23th, 2018.

Near 20 people participated in the CSI workshop, among who we count doctors, lawyers, forensic scientists, students, etc. Some of the topics studied during the workshop are: Principles of Forensic Science, Criminalistics, and Crime Scene Procedures; Collection and Analysis of Different Types of Physical Evidence and Its Importance for Forensic Reconstruction; and, Communication Techniques for Expert Witness Testimony in Court, among other. In addiction to the inicial theoretical section, the CSI workshop offered a practical section where the participants had the opportunity of working on simulated crime scenes, learning how to print fingerprint on record cards, developing fingerprints with different types of powders such as magnetic, fluorescent and regular powder, among other activities. This practical section of the CSI workshop had as main goal to exercise and reinforce what the participants learned during the theoretical part.

This CSI workshop was sponsored by Lynn Peavey Co.

 

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