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RS&A INTERNATIONAL LATENT PRINT EXAMINER TRAINING ACADEMY

ACADEMY SCHEDULE
**DATES AND CLASSES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE
Week 1 - October 4-8, 2021
Introduction to the Science of Friction Ridge Examination
Week 2 - October 11-15, 2021
Essential Ridgeology Concepts
Week 3 - October 18-22, 2021
Palm Print Comparison Techniques
Week 4 - October 25-29, 2021
Comparison and Evaluation Skill Development
Week 5 - November 1-5, 2021
Comparison and Evaluation Skill Development / Bias and Ethics
Week 6 - November 8-12, 2021
Evaluation of Latent Finger, Palms, Tips, Joints and Sufficiency Decisions
Week 7 - November 15-19, 2021
AFIS Minutia Plotting, Automated Searching/Candidate Reviews and
Recording of Known Impressions / Inked and Live Scan
November 22-26, 20210 - WEEK OFF (Thanksgiving)
Week 8 - November 29 - December 3, 2021
Digital Photography Basics: Copy Stand Photography
Week 9 - December 6-10, 2021
Basic Latent Print Processing Methods
Week 10 - December 13-17, 2021
ALS/LASER and Advanced Latent Print Processing
December 20-24, 2021 - WEEK OFF (Christmas)
December 27-31, 2021 - WEEK OFF (New Years)
Week 11 - January 3-7, 2022
Digital Imaging for Latent Print Examiners
Week 12 - January 10-14, 2022
Courtroom Testimony Techniques / Success Instead of Survival
Week 13 - January 17-21, 2022
Exclusion and Inconclusive Decisions
Week 14 - January 24-28, 2022
Comparison and Evaluation Skill Development
Week 15 - January 31 - February 4, 2022
Understanding Simultaneous and Distorted Impressions
Week 16 - February 7-11, 2022
ACE-V Methodology, Examination Documentation Best Practices and Conclusions
Week 17 - February 14-18, 2022
Complex Latent Print Examinations
Week 18 - February 21-25, 2022
Friction Ridge Expert Witness Testimony Techniques
Week 19 - February 28 - March 4, 2022
IAI Pre-Certification Test Preparation Training
Week 20 - March 7-11, 2022
Finals Week, Oral Boards and Graduation Exercises

DO YOU HAVE SPECIFIC ACADEMY QUESTIONS?
Contact Academy Director Matt Marvin at 1-866-832-6772 or email: mmarvin@ronsmithandassociates.com
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