Fundamentals of the Examination and Comparison of Tires, Tire Treads,
and Tire Track Evidence
This course is approved by the International Association for Identification as credits towards certification and re-certification
Class Rules and Guidelines
|Breaks:||Usually one short break per hour.|
|Starting Time:||8:00 A.M|
|Ending Time:||4:30 P.M|
|Participation of Students:||Requested, appreciated and rewarded|
|Testing:||Oral testing throughout the course, Final examination, Practical casework|
|Certificates of Completion:||Presented at end of seminar|
This particular course is a comprehensive training course that can run 3-days (24 hours), 4-days (32 hours) and 5-days (40 hours) depending on the needs of the hosting agency
This course is designed for criminal evidence analysts and forensic scientists with the responsibility for examining and comparing tire treads and tire track evidence. This course is also designed for those wishing to begin a career in tire evidence.
This training course is designed to present a series of interactive lectures using PowerPoint, Adobe Photoshop, and various other software programs. This training session will provide an overview with both lecture and hands on exercises of the proper methods and techniques in the examination and comparison of tires, tire treads, and tire track evidence. There will be various discussions related to the proper techniques and methodologies in the examination and comparison process. There will be heavy discussions on the manufacturing of tires and tire tread designs and how it pertains to the comparison process. Numerous practical exercises both in class and outside of the classroom are utilized and implemented to emphasize and critique the skills of the students to properly perform this level of training in tire track science. After each exercise the student’s work will be critiqued and measured.