Basic Evidence Technician Program – CIPTC, Poplar P101, Peoria

Basic Evidence Technician Program – CIPTC, Poplar P101, Peoria

10-23-2023 8:00 AM - 10-27-2023 4:00 PM
Central Illinois Police Training Center Poplar Hall P101
Address: 5407 N University St, Peoria, IL 61614, USA
5407 N University St, Peoria, IL 61614, USA


Brian Fengel, Director

Phone: (309) 690-7350
Fax: (309) 690-7359
Jean Swan:

Heather Grove:


Basic Evidence Technician Program

Instructor: Chris Collins & Heather Hansen

October 23-27, 2023

 8am – 4pm

 Class will meet at: CIPTC, ICC Peoria Campus, 5407 N. University, Poplar P101, Peoria, IL

Enrollment Deadline:  October 16, 2023

Max 25

Course Objective

This course designed for recently assigned evidence technicians, detectives, and investigation supervisors.  They will learn through extensive practical exercises and case study.  They will learn various evidence collection, identification, and preservation techniques.  The impact of these techniques upon specific criminal investigations will also be discussed.

Course Content

  • Crime scene management
  • Crime scene photography
  • Crime scene sketching, diagramming, and animation
  • Forensic Laboratory Sections
  • Evidence recognition, handling, packaging, and submission
  • Trace, tool mark, and firearm evidence
  • Footwear / tire track castings
  • Latent prints and impression evidence
  • Biologic evidence and DNA
  • Search warrants and consent to search
  • Advances in evidence technology
  • Extensive case study and examples
  • Legalities of crime scene processing and management
  • Courtroom Testimony


  • Department digital camera, tripod, and memory card (4GB minimum)
  • Latent print development kit including black & magnetic powder, tape, and backing cards
  • Sufficient packaging and personal protection supplies to process a crime scene

 Mobile In-Service Training Team # 7 Illinois Enforcement Training and Standards Board

MTU #7 request for certification of this course has been approved by the Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board

Meets the following mandatory training criteria: Civil Rights .5 Hours, Constitutional Use of Authority 1 Hour, Legal Updates 1 Hour, Officer wellness/mental health 5 Hours, Procedural Justice 6 Hours, Law concerning stops, searches, and use of force 1 Hour (Scenario Based), Officer safety techniques, including cover, concealment .5 Hours, Lead Homicide Investigator 32 Hours (1 Hour Scenario Based)

Basic Evidence Technician Program – CIPTC, Poplar P101, Peoria