The L-Tron team will be sponsoring and presenting at the third annual International Forensic Photography Symposium, which will take place virtually from January 22-25, 2024. The symposium will cover the latest and most advanced forensic photography solutions and techniques in the industry today. L-Tron’s Andrew McNeill, an experienced forensics photographer of over 20 years, is scheduled to present his talk, “Spherical Photography for Crime Scene Documentation,” at 1:30 PM on January 24.
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The L-Tron team has returned from a successful visit to the Texas Division of the International Association for Identification’s (IAI) Conference. The event took place from June 7-8, 2023 at the Holiday Inn Austin Town Lake. L-Tron’s John Dobies and Julianne Pangal attended the Texas IAI conference alongside dozens of law enforcement officers, crime scene investigators, and detectives from around the country.
Captain Kraft of the Ward County Sheriff’s Office has found OSCR360 to be an invaluable resource. As a supervisor, Kraft isn’t always able to make it out to crime scenes in person. Anytime there is a suspicious death or other scene that needs quick overall images, his investigators photograph the scene using OSCR360 and present the case to Captain Kraft back at the office. They have also integrated their close-up photos from criminal cases into the OSCR360 software.
When you are processing a crime scene, it’s important to document how the scene was originally found. While overall photographs, crime scene video and spherical photography can all accomplish this, there are pros and cons to each. At the end of the day, you as an investigator or crime scene technician must have an all-encompassing visual depiction of the scene, and you must be able to speak to where pieces of evidence were discovered.