In-Person Continuing Education Courses

Workshops Currently Open for Enrollment:

  • Animal Fighting Investigations Workshop (February 4, 2022)
    The University of Florida will be hosting an 8 hour (0.8 CEUs) workshop on animal fighting investigations hosted by Volusia County Animal Services in Daytona Beach, Florida. This workshop will be open to law enforcement, animal control, humane investigators, attorneys, and veterinarians interested in advancing their knowledge of animal fighting. The first part of this course will be lecture format. Topics will include an introduction to animal fighting, identification and collection of animal fighting evidence, animal care and relocation, and animal fighting injuries. The second part of the course will be a hands-on field component. Participants will conduct proper evidence collection and documentation from multiple mock crime scenes. Proper collection equipment and animal fighting paraphernalia will be available for examination by the participants.

  • Bloodstain Pattern Recognition Workshop (February 28- March 4, 2022)
    This 40 hour course (4 CEUs) will provide fundamental knowledge in the field of bloodstain pattern interpretation.  It will illustrate the scientific principles and practical applications of bloodstain pattern analysis with emphasis placed on proper identification, interpretation, and preservation of bloodstain patterns.

Register for all currently scheduled workshops.

Upcoming Workshop Topics:

  • Shooting Reconstruction
  • Animal Crime Scenes
  • Bugs, Bones, and Botany©