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Forensic Video Analysis: Photographic/Video Comparison FSCT 8354

Forensic Investigation Course

Course details

Focuses on the technologies of comparing questioned and known objects, clothing and humans with videotaped images. The process of cataloguing class characteristics and unique characteristics in evidence will be examined. Using specialized computer software systems in a forensic lab environment, students develop a scientific work flow involving the analysis of video evidence, criminal case report writing and courtroom presentation.




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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Assess consistencies and inconsistencies between similar objects, clothing and humans in videotaped images.
  • Identify class characteristics and unique characteristics in known or questioned evidence.
  • Develop Standard Operating Procedures for photographic/video comparisons.
  • Develop competency with specialized video analysis software systems.
  • Develop advanced strategies for the examination of video evidence.
  • Evaluate the limitations and boundaries of the expert video witness.
  • Create photographic/video comparison report for effective court presentations

Effective as of Spring/Summer 2004

Related Programs

Forensic Video Analysis: Photographic/Video Comparison (FSCT 8354) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Computing and Academic Studies

  1. Forensic Investigation (Forensic Science Option)
    Advanced Certificate Part-time
  2. Forensic Investigation (Forensic Science Option)
    Bachelor of Technology Part-time


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