1 & 2. Forensic weapon analysis, Training day at Ossendrecht Policeacademy
3. Using forensic stepping plates a forensic investigator has made his way to the victim. In this simulated crime scene every detail of the victim is captured in 3D with a handheld 3D scanner. The Politieacademie in Apeldoorn has an indoor facility consisting of several rooms which simulates a real home
4. Forensic investigator in training stepping out of a crime scene at the ‘Silent WItness’ facility which is located inside a large hall at The Politieacademie in Apeldoorn. This is the front door to the complex consisting of several rooms in which crime scenes are realistically simulated.
5. Under the guidance of a coroner, students are taught how to perform a medical/forensic inspection. All of the ‘corpses’ are in fact actors who’ve been made to look like dead bodies.What at first glance would appear to be a head wound in this picture is actually the result of this ‘corpse’ having laid in a pool of blood.
6. Man with a knife in his back
7. Under the guidance of a coroner, students are taught how to perform a medical/forensic inspection. All of the ‘corpses’ are in fact actors who’ve been made to look like dead bodies. Students in this picture are taught how to photographically document a victim under the guidance of a forensic medical expert.
8. Students are taught how to photographically document a victim under the guidance of a forensic medical expert.
9. Students of The Police Academy learning how to collect fingerprints from prepared specimens. Real human hands are used here at The Academic Medical Centre (AMC) in Amsterdam. The hands are from people who have donated their remains to science.
10. After the excavation of the body the entire crime scene is meticulously photographed and documented with a 3D scanner.