2017 Skeletal Recovery Workshop

2017 Skeletal Recovery Workshop 736 492 Medical Examiner-Coroner

2017 Skeletal Recovery Workshop

Presented by Los Angeles County Department of Medical Examiner-Coroner

Class observing a demonstration by an instructor. Skeleton lying in the center

Course Objective:

The Skeletal Recovery Workshop is a 40-hour course including detailed lectures and hands-on field exercises. Students will perform a full mock grave excavation. This workshop is designed to teach students how to search for clandestine graves and scattered remains, perform grave excavations, collect evidence, and much more. The workshop caters to students from all levels of experience, such as coroner investigators, detectives, criminalists, crime scene investigators, pathologists, anthropologists, etc. Other topics include forensic entomology, human decomposition, mass fatalities, coroner-related law, and bones used in rituals.

For more information, please contact:

Brian Kim, MPA, D-ABMDI
Coroner Investigator

Nani Cholakians, D-ABMDI
Coroner Investigator

Email: skeletalrecovery@coroner.lacounty.gov

*Class is limited to 30 students only per workshop

California POST Information:

POST-Approved Plan IV

40 Hours (POST and ABMDI) $550.00 Tuition Fee

Workshop Dates:

Monday — Friday
09/11/2017 — 09/15/2017

Workshop Locations:

Classroom Sessions:

Holiday Inn Burbank-Media Center

Workstation Sessions:

Griffith Park
L.A. Co. Medical Examiner-Coroner’s Office

Mock Grave Excavation: Tujunga

*Transportation to sites provided!

Los Angeles County Department of Medical Examiner-Coroner 1104 North Mission Road, Los Angeles, CA 90033