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Kentucky State Police Academy

Crime Scene Documentation

with Ron Gilbert


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This course is open to current Detectives.  It is an advanced class in digital photography, introduction to small Unmanned Aerial Systems (sUAS) and intermediate crime scene diagramming for the detective.  The course will cover the different settings on the camera and how they function.  The student will also learn how to operate the camera in the manual mode.  The course will cover how to use the external flash.  The student will learn different techniques for photographing crime scenes and how to properly photograph scenes in low light. Additionally, the course will cover legal requirements regarding searches.  The course will also cover Kentucky Revised Statutes and Federal Aviation Administration requirements regarding sUAS operations.  The student will learn the basics of sUAS operations, to include flight controls and camera operations.  Finally, the student will learn basic crime scene diagramming procedures.



  • Aug 21 - 25th, 2023
    Mon - Fri from 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Kentucky State Police Academy


380 Coffee Tree Rd
Frankfort, KY 40061 Get directions

Room: MP Room

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