Evidence Preservation for Death Investigations [2016]
Date: Wednesday, March 7, 2018
Time: 3:45 PM - 4:45 PM
Location: Greater Columbus Convention Center
Room: C150

   Anahi Ortiz, Coroner, Franklin County Coroner's Office
   Amanda Alvarez, Chief of Investigations and Morgue Operations, Franklin County Coroner's Office

Track: Emergency Preparedness and Response
Secondary Track: Government/Public Employers
Session Type: Educational Session
Skill Level: Basic

In this session the presenter teaches attendees about preservation of evidence at scene for death investigation to be conducted by the coroner’s office or medical examiner’s office. Hear about appropriate cautions to take at the scene once the death has been pronounced and what items to keep in mind to relay to law enforcement at the scene.

Learning Objectives:
Describe the role of the coroner’s office in a death scene
Recognize how to assess a scene to report to law enforcement viable information for the coroner's office

CEU Hours:  
  IACET: 0.1
  HRCI: 1
  CLE: 1
  EMS: 1.2
  BWC Discount Programs: 1

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Evidence Preservation for Death Investigations

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