Training Programs

Forrest Scene

Wellness for Police, Law Enforcement, and Public Safety Personnel

February 12, 2019. This course is designed to introduce the current knowledge on causes and effects of stress and post critical incident impact, and the healthy options that are available.

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Lieutenant Ray Hassett

Connection – De-Escalation Training for Police Officers

February 13, 2019. Connection – De-Escalation Training is instructed by retired Lieutenant Ray Hassett who has been a practitioner and trainer in crisis intervention, hostage negotiation, and now, Connection – De-Escalation.

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Forensic Science for Attorneys

March 1, 2019. Forensic Science for Attorneys is a one day course for attorneys that will explore the use of forensic science and evidence in the investigation, prosecution, and defense in criminal cases.

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Basic Fingerprint Classification and Comparison

March 4-8, 2019. Fingerprint classification and comparison has been a requirement for many years for detectives and investigators since the Henry System of classification was developed.

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Police Supervision, For First Line Supervisors

March 12, 2019. This one day course is designed for police supervisors who are new to the role, or who are expanding their job knowledge and ability.

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Death and Homicide Investigation

April 8-12, 2019. A complete one week death and homicide course covering patrol, detective, crime scene personnel responsibilities, follow-up investigation,
cause and manner of deaths, use of records and social media in homicide cases, DNA, and more.

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Upcoming Events

27th Annual Arnold Markle Symposium

The Henry C. Lee Institute of Forensic Science thanks all of the attendees and agencies at the 27th Annual Arnold Markle Symposium on the Investigation of Drug Related Deaths that was held October 22-23, 2018. The Symposium was extremely successful and offered another venue to discuss the problem that society faces with opioid related deaths. Our thanks to all of the speakers, and a special thanks to the parents who shared the stories of their loved ones. We are also grateful to the sponsors that helped us present the Symposium this year. The next Symposium is scheduled for October 21-22, 2019, we hope to see you there.


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Our Ties to the University of New Haven

Dr. Lee has been a member of the faculty at the University of New Haven since 1975 and helped establish one of the foremost academic forensic programs in the world. The University and its students are world-renowned in this field. You can visit to find out more about undergraduate and graduate study in the University of New Haven’s Henry C. Lee College of Criminal Justice and Forensic Sciences.

The Henry C. Lee Institute of Forensic Science is housed in a state-of-the-art building on the University of New Haven campus. While we work hand-in-hand toward a common goal, it is important to note the Lee Institute is a separate entity that works closely with the University.

Through training, consultation, research and a unique public learning center, the Institute’s goal is to make the criminal justice system more effective. Toward that goal, we provide unique and effective training programs and cutting edge resources to professionals in the law enforcement fields.

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Dr. Henry C. Lee is the founding father of the Institute. The legendary investigator is known for finding the tiniest clues. He has even solved a murder without a body. Find out more about the world-famous investigator on