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Underwater Crime Scene Investigation
Instructor's Guide

This guide was developed by a PADI Master Instructor for use in training police divers for the Washington State Criminal Justice Training Commission.

A PADI Distinctive Specialty Certification was authorized for students completing the course and a Specialty Instructor's Certification can be obtaind from PADI using the Instructor's Certification Guide available from the California Investigative Academy.

This course and the Guide was designed to be used in conjunction with the Underwater Crime Scene Investigation textbook, which was the first book of its kind to provide comprehensive training open water course instruction. The companion textbook has also been used by law enforcement divers throughout the U.S. and the world.

The Instructor's Guide book provides detailed information on course standards, requirements & prerequisites, equipment requirements, certification requirements, course schedule, academic modules, open water training modules, outlines, written test & the entire text of the course textbook "Underwater Crime Scene Investigation" by Eric Tackett.

Instructions and assistance are available separately for PADI Instructors wishing to obtain a Distinctive Specialty Instructor's rating in underwater crime scene investigation. With this rating, a qualified PADI instructor can certify students in this specialty.

Written by Eric Tackett
Illustrations by Karen Whitfield
Published by the California Investigative Academy
$29.95 - 138 pages comb bound softcover

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Table of Contents

Part 1 Course Standards & Requirements
Part 2 Course Prerequisites
Part 3 Student/Instructor Equipment Requirements
Part 4 Open Water Training Considerations
Part 5 Suggested Course Schedule
Part 6 The Academic Modules
Part 7 The Open Water Training Modules
Part 8 Open Water Training Module Outlines (eight open water modules and one alternative module)
Part 9 Underwater Crime Scene Investigation Manual - Course Textbook
Part 10 Appendix
Part 11 Final Written Test - Master

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