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Tennessee Law Enforcement Training Academy

advanced crime scene school


July 28 - August 8, 2014


Start/End Time(s)

Monday - Thursday:  8:00 a.m. CST - 4:30 p.m. CST

Friday:  8:00 a.m. CST - Noon CST



Tennessee Law Enforcement Training Academy

3025 Lebanon Pike

Nashville, TN  37248



Point of Contact:  Suzann Lafferty - (615) 744-4430



This is an advanced course for criminal investigators, crime scene technicians, and forensic scientists who have been processing crime scenes for at least five (5) years and have already attended Basic City/County Investigation School or TBI State Academy. The student is expected to have background and experience in processing crime scenes. This course will focus on advanced techniques in documenting crime scenes and evidence collection. Practical exercises will focus both on collecting and processing evidence at the crime scene as well as in a laboratory setting. Advanced photography techniques for crime scenes, including BlueStar photography, laser trajectory, and night photography will also be covered. Lectures will incorporate practical exercises. This course will culminate in a mock crime scene and case presentation.



Local and County Officers:  $500

State Officers:  $600



68 hours



The student must have at least five (5) years active crime scene processing experience and have already attended Basic City/County Investigation School or TBI State Academy.



Students need to bring a digital camera both weeks of this class. Also, the student needs to bring appropriate clothing (i.e. jeans/BDUs and tennis shoes/boots) for processing crime scenes, both inside and outside. Students should bring the crime scene kits that are used at their department.


To Register

Please fill out form and return to Kim Moss at:


3025 Lebanon Pike

Nashville, TN 37214


Or email to


Or fax to 615.741.3366


Fill-in Form

Printable Form


Other Notes

Maximum number of students if 20.



For additional information on TLETA programs, please contact us at (615) 741-4448 or email us at: