The Advanced Forensic Techniques In Crime Scene Investigations II (AFTCSI-II) is designed for qualified law enforcement officers, criminal investigators, crime scene technicians, and civilians who have a foundational knowledge and experience with crime scene processing and investigation. The program offers the student advanced laboratory and crime scene exercises to achieve a higher level of proficiency in documenting, processing, and preserving complex items of evidence, as well as the management and coordination of a complex crime scene.
* This program has been approved by the Crime Scene Certification Board of International Association for Identification (IAI) as meeting the requirements necessary for training and professional development towards crime scene certification/re-certification.
- Applicant must be a law enforcement officer/agent with arrest authority in the prevention, detection, apprehension, detention and/or investigation of felony and/or misdemeanor violations of federal, state, local, tribal, or military criminal laws or crime scene technicians or other individuals serving as direct law enforcement support personnel whose primary duties include the processing of crime scenes and the documentation, collection, processing and preservation of physical evidence for a federal, State, County or Municipal law enforcement Agency.
- The applicant also must possess knowledge of basic crime scene digital photography and computers.
- It is recommended that applicants complete the AFTCSI Level I program, or equivalent advanced forensics training course, prior to attending this program.
Required Training Materials
- Death Investigation
- Crime Scene Investigation Review
- Advanced Crime Scene Photography
- Forensic Light Applications
- Advanced Latent Print Development
- Crime Scene Diagramming Software
- Bloodstain Pattern Recognition and Documentation
- Shooting Scene Documentation
- Forensic Autopsy
- Death Investigations
- AFTCSI-II Final Practical Exercise
- Practical Explosives Investigations
- Recovery of Human Remains and Forensic Entomology
The Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers (FLETC) partner with numerous federal agencies to provide law enforcement training. If you are a member of one of these Participating Organizations, please contact your agency training officer for class availability. If your agency is not a partner organization of the FLETC and you are interested in attending a course, please contact us to request placement on our Wait List.
The FLETC State, Local and Tribal Division (SLTD) supports our local law enforcement communities by providing training opportunities, onsite at FLETC campuses and exported to hosts, through the FLETC Application for Student Training (FAST) online application site at FLETC.gov/FAST.
For more information on all training at FLETC, please contact us at FLETCAdmissions@FLETC.DHS.GOV or 800-743-5382.
Program Contact Info
Glynco: (912) 554-4828