Field Evidence Technician (FET)


Field Evidence Technician



Next offering: June 12 - 15, 2023

  • 8:00am - 6:50pm (includes 1-hour lunch)
  • POST Certified - 40-Hours
  • POST CC# 3680-31550-22
  • AOJ 251D - Advanced Officer Course
  • Room 31-125
  • Tuition $115
  • Free Parking


This course is designed for professionals in the law enforcement or forensics field.

For priority registration, all professionals should email the AOJ office for approval to register for this course prior to TBD.  Please include agency name and job title.

AOJ students with 18 units or more in Administration of Justice (AOJ) may enroll in this course after TBD, with approval.  Please contact the AOJ office for more information or to be placed on a waiting list or for registration verification. Please include a copy of your academic history from Self-Service.


This course will provide hands-on training in how to process a crime scene. Topics include: recognizing items of evidentiary value; proper evidence collection and preservation including biological, trace, impression, firearm and fingerprint evidence; crime scene photography including various types of scenes, evidence, victim, and suspect photography; crime scene measuring, sketching and diagramming; special types of cases will also be discussed including arson, bomb, child abuse, officer-involved shootings, sexual assaults, dumped bodies, and clandestine labs.

For more curriculum information, please contact


Register on the Internet

Please note: This course has strict attendance polices as it is state-certified. Please check the website often for start dates, as you can only add this course the first week of class, if you haven't enrolled
for it previously.


Before you register for class, you must have an application with Grossmont College on file, and it takes 24 hours to process your application. If you are a returning student, and have been absent for more than one year, you must re-apply to the college.  


You can only register for classes at your registration date and time or after through your Self-Service account.


For the Advanced Officer Course, type AOJ-251 (and corresponding letter A-D).