Requirements for IAI Crime Scene Certification

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The following books are the reading materials for Crime Scene Certification testing effective for those who apply April 1, 2018 or later:

TEST MATERIAL PUBLICATIONS

  1. Certified Crime Scene Investigator (CCSI)
    • Crime Scene Photography, 3rd Edition, by Edward Robinson, 2016, Academic Press- Elsevier, Inc. (All Chapters EXCEPT 1, and 8 thru 12)
    • Practical Crime Scene Processing and Investigation, 2nd edition by Ross M. Gardner, 2012, CRC Press
  2. Certified Crime Scene Analyst (CCSA)
    • Crime Scene Photography, 3rd Edition, by Edward Robinson, 2016, Academic Press- Elsevier, Inc. (All Chapters EXCEPT 1, Subchapters 9.4, 9.6 and 9.7, and Chapters 10 thru 12)
    • Techniques of Crime Scene Investigation, 8th edition by Fisher, Barry and Fisher, David, 2012, CRC Press
  3. Certified Senior Crime Scene Analyst (CSCSA)
    • Crime Scene Photography, 3rd Edition, by Edward Robinson, 2016, Academic Press- Elsevier, Inc. (All Chapters EXCEPT 1, Subchapters 9.4, 9.6 and 9.7, and Pages 712-735)
    • Effective Expert Witnessing: Practices for the 21st Century, 5th ed. By Matson, Jack V., 2013, CRC Press (All chapters EXCEPT 8 and 9)
    • Forensic Science: An Introduction to Scientific and Investigative Techniques, 4th edition by James, Stuart H., Nordby, Jon J., and Bell, Suzanne, 2013, CRC Press