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Once a suspicious death occurs, everything surrounding the death becomes evidentiary. The importance of understanding and protecting the death scene as well as using proper protocol is paramount in any investigation. View examples of the proper procedures.

Medical Examiner

We examine and explore the many duties and responsibilities of the Medical Examiner. The program allows you to experience the investigation of death, not only as the Investigator at the death scene, but as if you were the Medical Examiner at the autopsy table.

Identification of Human Remains

Understand the numerous procedures that are used to identify and to confirm the identity of the dead body. Evaluation of each photograph will show how to accurately identify the body at the scene or during the autopsy examination while taking into account the array of variables in the process.

Postmortem Change

Changes to the body occur immediately after death and progress through various and established stages. Understand these changes and be able to determine when these individual stages occur. Learn to determine the approximate time of death using this information.

Blunt Force Trauma

The impact of any blunt object will have a very specific and unique affect on the human body. These specific injuries associated with the various types of blunt force trauma are key in the determination of what caused the death. Visualize what various objects can do to the human body and how they ultimately caused the death.

Motor-Vehicle Impact Deaths

Visualize what happens when a vehicle impacts the human body. See the consequences of these events by viewing graphic images of injuries along with detailed descriptions. Learn how the injury was caused as it relates to a particular part of the automobile and other impact factors.

Incised Wounds

The most important determination in any forensic investigation is whether the death is to be ruled a homicide, suicide or an accident. Understand the various characteristics of the different types of incised wounds. This will give a clear and concise understanding of these wounds as they relate to the type of death.

Stab Wounds

See the different types of stab wounds. Learn how a knife can kill by tracing the effects deep within the body. Presenting actual autopsy photographs gives the viewer an accurate and complete understanding of what to look for and how to determine what actually caused the death.

Gunshot Wounds

Learn how to determine the type of weapon used, range of fire, angle of fire and more by examining the gunshot wound.See examples of the massive destruction caused by different caliber bullets. Understand the mechanics of the shotgun blast. See how different projectiles are identified, recovered and processed.

Death by Asphyxiation

There are many ways that a person can die as a result of asphyxiation. The program identifies the specific characteristics of these types of death. Actual hangings, strangulations, and other means of asphyxiation are discussed in detail.

Burning Deaths

Learn what to expect when you arrive and view a dead body at a fire scene. Learn what to look for on and within the dead body in order to accurately determine the actual cause of death. Understand by example the different types of burns that you may encounter.

Railway Deaths

Learn about the basics associated with a train-pedestrian impact. Learn about the injuries caused by this type of impact by viewing actual photographs taken at the scene of a railway death and during the examination on the autopsy table.