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Event Name:*Free Training* Forensic Chemical Validation: Merbromin
Event Type(s):Training
Description:Join us for a unique opportunity! This hands-on course will provide you the opportunity to complete your own chemical validation on the blood enhancement chemical Merbromin. Once the course is complete, you will have the knowledge, skills, and abilities to return to your agency prepared to put this chemical into use. You will also be able to complete future validations for use with other chemicals to allow more chemicals in your lab. This course will cover the following:

  • Validation study types
  • The importance of validation studies for your lab
  • Validation studies as part of accreditation
  • What is Merbromin?
Lab Part 1:
  • Photo & ALS for use with Merbromin
  • Chemical demo
  • Prepare your own samples for photo
Lab Part 2:
  • Examination and photos for your validation study in the lab and ALS/Photo area
Complete your study:
  • Prepare your study from a variety of templates using your own firsthand knowledge and photos
*Class limited to 12 students. Must be FDIAI members active as CSIs or Latent Print Examiners that work with latent print development at a law enforcement agency.*
Event Date:9/20/2022
Event Time:8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Eastern
Location:Sarasota County Sheriff's Office
6010 Cattleridge Blvd.
Sarasota, FL 34232

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Contact Person:Crime Scene Manager Candace Matthews
(phone: 9418614197)
Details:Class approved for 8 hours/credits towards International Association for Identification Crime Scene and Latent certification/recertification

Free to attend, limited seating available for FDIAI members only. Must be an active CSI or LPE with an LE agency.
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*Free Training* Forensic Chemical Validation: Merbromin

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