Expert Witness, Forensic Identification

Course detail

Program area: Forensic Identification

Course code: EXPFOR

Course registration details
Session(s) Location Start date End date
Not available - - -
Cost – Canadian Police
Tuition Accommodation Full Meals Total
$ 1,875.00 $ 475.00 $ 350.60 $ 2,700.60
Cost – Other eligible registrants (Canadian and International)
Tuition Accommodation Full Meals Total
$ 2,700.00 $ 475.00 $ 350.60 $ 3,525.60


  • Accommodations include arrival of student the night before course start date.
  • Cost is based on the Single room with a shared bathroom priced at $95.00/night
  • Travel grant funding may be available (for non-federal police agencies only)


Police expert witnesses in forensic identification provide scientific, technical or other specialized opinions to help the court understand the evidence or determine the facts in issue. This course ensures police officers have an understanding of the legal requirement of expert evidence pertaining to the Criminal Code and are able to produce proper curricula vitae and opinion reports with respect to their area of expertise.

Format and delivery

Length of course: 5 days

Class size: maximum 24 students

Delivery setting: in classroom

Learning outcomes

Eligibility and mandatory requirements



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