Crime Scene Management Workshop for Yenepoya Apprentices of PGDFAO

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Crime Scene Management Workshop for Yenepoya Apprentices of PGDFAO (Post Graduate Department of Criminology and Forensic Science(CFS)

Mangaluru: As a part of the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Post Graduate Department of Criminology and Forensic Science(CFS), School of Social Work (Autonomous), Roshni Nilaya and the Department of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, Deralakatte, Yenepoya Medical College, Yenepoya University (Deemed to be), Mangaluru had organized a workshop on CRIME SCENE MANAGEMENT WORKSHOP FOR YENEPOYA APPRENTICES OF PGDFAO followed by ‘Forensic Science Exhibition’ on Thursday, 25th August 2022 at 10 am in the Roshni college campus. The doctors representing various universities and colleges in India, who had taken up the Post Graduate Diploma in Forensic Anthropology and Odontology (PGDFAO) Program were the delegates.

Dr Saritha D’Souza, Head of the Post Graduate Department of Criminology and Forensic Science and Director, Centre for Extension Services delivered a session on the theme emphasizing about Criminology and its relevance in society, Police Procedure of Investigation and Crime Scene Management. She spoke on the 3 ‘I’s of investigation, various methods of searching and sketching crime scenes, techniques of handling and preservation of scientific evidence, chain of custody, and relevance of Physical and Trace evidence in the Criminal Justice System. There was a discussion about the relevant case studies and the role of police, Forensic experts and academicians in the prevention and detection of various crimes. A practical exposure was provided for the delegates by creating a simulated crime scene.

Dr Jenis Mary, Vice-Principal, School of Social Work, Mangaluru appreciated the faculties of both the universities for having taken the initiative to organise the workshop which helps to inculcate skills and build a network. This kind of workshop creates an opportunity for the students and the faculties to learn from each other by sharing their knowledge. Program Coordinator Dr Leena Pramod and Dr Mohammad Nasir, Assistant Professors from the Department of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, Deralakatte, Yenepoya Medical College, Mangaluru, 12 doctors, 7 faculties and 18 students were present on this occasion.

Forensic Science Exhibition was also arranged for the delegates, where the Second Year Post Graduate students of Criminology and Forensic Science took an initiative to explain various divisions of Forensic Science and its functions, under the guidance of Mr Roshan D’Souza, Ms Bindiya T and Mr Joel Joseph, Assistant Professors of the Department. Second-year MSc CFS student Ms Nisha Ankitha D’Souza, Class Representative of Questioned Documents and Impression Evidence (QDIE) Specialization compered the event.


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