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Florida Gulf Coast University
10501 FGCU Blvd S.
Fort Myers, FL. 33965-6565

Phone: (239) 590-1065
Fax:     (239) 590-1066
Email:  apacheco@fgcu.edu

 

 

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Second Annual Forensic Symposium Offered at FGCU; Pre-Event Seminar Focuses on Crime Scene Technology
2/4/2002

FORT MYERS, FL - The community of Southwest Florida is invited to participate in the Second Annual Forensic Symposium, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 20 in the Whitaker Hall Sprint Room at Florida Gulf Coast University and a 16-hour pre-event seminar on Monday and Tuesday, Feb. 18 and 19.

The Forensic Symposium begins with a workshop to provide knowledge about sexual assault crime scene investigation and victim examination. In the afternoon, presenters will simulate a crime scene and the subsequent investigation will involve forensic investigators, psychologists, anthropologists and medical examiners.

The symposium is approved for Continuing Education Credits for nursing, clinical laboratory and Florida Bar professionals.

Members of the community, students and faculty are encouraged to attend. Registration is $25 for students and $45 for all others. Lunch is included.

The Forensic Symposium is a joint effort of the FGCU Division of Legal Studies, College of Health Professions and Lambda Alpha Epsilon.

“Advances in Crime Scene Technology” is a two-day, pre-event seminar that has been presented to many criminal investigators, from police chiefs to FBI Evidence Recovery Units, by Forensic Consultants and Directors of DOJES Inc. The seminar is designed for experienced investigators, technicians and other specialists in criminal investigations, including those who are new to evidence development and has been. The cost of the pre-event seminar is $100.

For more information on either event or to register, contact Kathryn Perrington in the Division of Justice Studies at (941) 590-7821.

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