Cochise College

CATALOG 2015-16

IOS 131 Personal Identification Methods in Battlefield Forensics (2)

Prerequisite(s): None.

An introduction to the methods used to identify individuals based on evidence collected at an incident scene in a battlefield environment. Emphasis is on the identification, collection, and preservation of biological evidence for criminal investigations and legal procedures. Topics include fingerprints, facial recognition, bloodstain analysis, and biometrics.

1 hour lecture, 3 hours laboratory.