Crime Scene Investigations for Hazardous Environments (PER-228) (04-21-0228) - 002

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Brief Description
This course covers response in a hazardous environment, focusing on evidence collection and recovery
Full Description
This course addresses response in a hazardous environment, with emphasis on evidence collection and recovery, as well as the paradigm shifts that are required for crime scene investigators to safely conduct a crime scene investigation in these types of environments. The course is designed so that participants will develop the required knowledge, skills, and ability to investigate a chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and high-yield explosive (CBRNE), toxic industrial chemical (TIC), or hazardous environment crime scene for the identification,                  documentation, presumptive field testing, preservation, and collection for laboratory analysis of CBRNE/TIC and non-CBRNE/TIC forensic evidence.  

Course Objectives:
-Analyze and present case studies involving CBRNE/TIC agents or materials
-Examine the FBI's 12-step process for crime scene management as it relates to the operations of a CBRNE CSIU Group
-Recover physical forensic evidence (CBRNE/TIC and conventional) at a CBRNE/TIC-contaminated crime scene, following proper procedures
-Select appropriate evidence collection protocols, procedures, documentation equipment, screening equipment, packaging equipment, and protective equipment for entering a hazardous       environment crime scene contaminated by CBRNE/TIC agents or  materials
-Document, screen, classify, process, collect, package, and preserve multiple items of contaminated conventional and CBNRE/TIC forensic evidence at a hazardous environment crime scene contaminated by CBRNE/TIC agents or materials

Target Audience:
-Law enforcement
-Hazardous Materials
-Fire Service

You must be a US Citizen to take this course. If you are not please let us know by email for further instruction at OEM.TRAINING@DHSES.NY.GOV
All participants must have a FEMA Student Identification (FEMA SID) number. Students can search for their existing/create a new FEMA SID at:


There is no fee for the course. Other cost considerations are detailed in each LMS course offering.


Participants who actively participate and attend all course contact hours will recieve a Certificate of Attendance for the course

Training Dates
09/24/2024 - 09/26/2024
Are you a United States citizen?
Do you require reasonable accommodations in order to attend this course (if you select yes then you will be contacted by our office before the first day of class to discuss further).
Registration Dates
04/27/2024 - 09/03/2024
Available Seats
24h 0m
None Specified
Training Location
12 - Cortland County
Cortland County Regional Training Center
999 NYS Route 13
Cortland, NY  13045
Reporting Instructions
8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Dress is business casual
Signup Details
No Show Policy:

Failure to attend a class you have registered for can result in restriction on future course attendance and agency notification. It is the student's responsibility to notify us in a timely manner if you cannot attend

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