Training Programs

Due to the temporary closure of the University of New Haven due to the COVID19 pandemic, the training courses at the Henry C. Lee Institute of Forensic Science have been postponed. Re-scheduled dates will be announced in the future for the training courses and for the Spring Seminar. We thank all of our followers and students for your understanding and we look forward to servicing your training needs soon.

Advanced Homicide Symposium

October 19-20, 2020. The Fall 2020 Advanced Homicide Investigation Symposium is a new virtual training event to replace the annual Markle Symposium this year. The topics to be covered include Staircase Deaths and Crime Scene Investigation and Evidence.

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2020 CSI Course

August 3-7 & 10-14, 2020. A two-week online course giving an overview of Forensic Science during week one, and lessons in Crime Scenes & Reconstruction during week two.

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Advanced Forensic Science Training

June 22-26, 2020. This online course covers new concepts in crime scene investigation and reconstruction by Dr. Lee, including bloodstain pattern analysis, DNA evidence, trace evidence, and crime scene documentation.

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Beyond the Stairway: Homicides or Accidental Deaths?

POSTPONED until a future date.

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DNA, Crime Scenes and Cold Cases

POSTPONED until a future date

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Latent Fingerprint Development

POSTPONED until a future date.
This course will instruct the student how to locate latent fingerprints with different techniques, to include lighting, chemicals, cyanoacrylate, RUVIS, and dusting powders.

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Bloodstain Pattern Analysis

POSTPONED until a future date.
Bloodstain Pattern Analysis will cover the various types of bloodstains and bloodspatter that may be found in and around crime scenes and secondary scenes.

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Forensic Science for Attorneys

POSTPONED until a future date.
Bloodstain Pattern Analysis will cover the various types of bloodstains and bloodspatter that may be found in and around crime scenes and secondary scenes.

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Cold Case Investigation

POSTPONED until a future date.
This course will examine the “solvability factors” in cold cases. The course will also cover the newest developments in using DNA to identify an unknown victim and the suspect.

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Death and Homicide Investigation

POSTPONED until a future date.
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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Forensic Science for Teachers

July 6-10, 2020. As a comprehensive course, students will learn how to bring a viable forensic science class to their schools.

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Advanced Crime Scene Technology and Investigation

Advanced Crime Scene Technology and Investigation

POSTPONED until a future date.
The course will cover the background and theory behind crime scene investigation and the use of logic, different light sources, and chemical enhancement techniques.

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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 www.newhaven.edu 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.

More About Dr. Lee

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 https://www.facebook.com/DrHenryLee.