The National Latent Print Examiner Training Academy
SESSION 3 SCHEDULE
Week 1 - October 2-6, 2017
Introduction to the Science of Friction Ridge Examination
Week 2 - October 9-13, 2017
Essential Ridgeology Concepts
Week 3 - October 16-20, 2017
Recording of Known Impressions / Inked and Live Scan
Week 4 - October 23-27, 2017
Palm Print Comparison Techniques
Week 5 - October 30 - November 3, 2017
Digital Photography Basics: from the Crime Scene to the Laboratory
Week 6 - November 6-10, 2017
Basic Latent Print Processing Methods
Week 7 - November 13-17, 2017
ALS/LASER and Advanced Latent Print Processing
November 20-24, 2016 - WEEK OFF
Week 8 - November 27 - December 1, 2017
Comparison and Evaluation Skill Development / Bias and Ethics
Week 9 - December 4-8, 2017
AFIS Minutia Plotting, Automated Searching/Candidate Reviews
Week 10 - December 11-15, 2017
Evaluation of Latent Finger, Palms, Tips, Joints and Sufficiency Decisions
Week 11 - December 18-22, 2017
Digital Imaging for Latent Print Examiners
December 25-29, 2017 - WEEK OFF
Week 12 - January 2-5, 2018
Courtroom Testimony Techniques / Success Instead of Survival
Week 13 - January 8-12, 2018
Comparison and Evaluation Skill Development / Exclusion and Inconclusive Decisions
Week 14 - January 15-19, 2018
Understanding Simultaneous and Distorted Impressions
Week 15 - January 22-26, 2018
Comparison and Evaluation Skill Development
Week 16 - January 29 - February 2, 2018
ACE-V Methodology, Examination Documentation Best Practices and Conclusions
Week 17 - February 5-9, 2018
Complex Latent Print Examinations
Week 18 - February 12-16, 2018
Friction Ridge Expert Witness Testimony Techniques
Week 19 - February 19-23, 2018
IAI Pre-Certification Test Preparation Training
Week 20 - February 26 - March 2, 2018
Finals Week, Oral Boards and Graduation Exercises

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