This course is designed to teach participants about the processes of human decomposition, estimation of the postmortem interval, forensic entomology, and the effect of scavengers and weather on bone. Participants will examine human remains in an outdoor context and be able to discuss the taphonomic processes that have occurred.
It is recommended that participants of this workshop have a background in forensic field or scene recovery methods, human osteology, or have previously taken the FACTS Outdoor Human Remains Recovery Course.
Upcoming dates for this course are:
May TBA 2020; Tuition: $400
TCOLE (Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Officers Standards and Education) credit available to Texas participants.
ABMDI credit available.
Any hotel/motel within San Marcos will be within 15 minutes of the workshop site. You may ask for the Texas State Rate at some hotels for an additional discount.
FACTS is not responsible for your stay.