Crime Scene Management is critical to investigations in the criminal justice system. The Crime Scene Management candidate will gain mastery level knowledge, skills, and abilities for a proper response, photography, diagrams, physical evidence collection, crime scene processing, impression evidence, bloodstain patterns, documentation, interviewing, and report writing. These principles can be applied by all first responders.
This certification assessment is approved by the Florida Department of Veterans Affairs State Approving Agency
1 or more years of service in a criminal justice, security or similar capacity
At least 18 years of age
High school diploma or equivalent
NOTE: IFPO does not require individuals to complete any course in order to sit for the certification exam. Any individual who feels he or she has the experience or knowledge and meets the prerequisites may challenge the exam. After applying to take the final assessment, you will be asked to provide proof that you meet the prerequisites for the challenge.
Candidates may request and apply for certification reciprocity through an evaluation process.
Candidates who successfully pass the certification assessment will hold a valid credential for two years from the date of issue.