Training: Crime Scene Processing for 1st Responders

Dates & Locations


9am – 4pm

ECC– Methuen Police Academy
Hartleb Technology Center
100 Elliott Street
Haverhill, MA. 01830


This class will be taught by Shawn Dolan.  With over 20 years of experience in crime scene and evidence processing, Ms. Dolan has received formal recognition from both the Maryland State Police and the Federal Bureau of Investigations for her work in the field of forensic analysis.  Ms. Dolan has spoken extensively on the topic of forensic science to include several appearances on Court TV. Shawn is also IAI Accredited.

This course will introduce first responders to crime scene management and evidence preservation.  Students will spend significant focus on hands-on activities to include:


  • Indoor, Outdoor, and Motor Vehicle Mock Crime Scenes
  • Awareness of Invisible Evidence
  • Documenting Transient and Conditional Evidence
  • Fuming
  • Hand/Feet Bagging
  • Small Evidence Collection