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Upcoming Forensic Evidence Trainings

Forensic Evidence
December 8-12, 2014, Coronado, CA
Tentative Agenda | Registration | Hotel Reservations

The Forensic Evidence Course is designed with the entire prosecution team in mind! The challenges facing prosecutors and law enforcement with the advent of the use by defendants of 21st century sources of evidence as well as the multitude of types of forensic evidence that must be collected, processed and retained appropriately, requires education and awareness by all those working together to ensure justice in our communities. Prosecutors, investigators and other law enforcement personnel, judges, and forensic professionals involved in criminal investigation and prosecution are encouraged to join us in Coronado as we provide the most comprehensive and concise training on the challenges inherent when investigating, engaging in pre trial preparation and presenting the violent crime case involving a variety of scientific evidence. Faculty members include prosecutors, scientists, health care professionals and law enforcement personnel all working collaboratively to assist in providing this cutting-edge training as NDAA continues its tradition of providing the best training for America’s front line of defense—America’s prosecutors.

In addition to foundational topics for those new to working with these complex cases we will also have planned lectures focusing on:

  • Current Technological Advances in DNA
  • The Visual Trial- Using Technology to Present Persuasive Evidence
  • Bite-mark Evidence
  • Manipulation of DNA Evidence
  • Bloodstain Pattern Interpretation
  • Preparing the No Body Homicide Case
  • Trace Evidence
  • Cross Examination of Defense Scientific Experts
  • Staged Crime Scenes
  • Electronic Evidence: Collection, Seizure, Admissibility Issues
  • Unusual Syndromes and Defenses
  • Equivocal Deaths
  • DSM V
  • Crime Scene Assessment and Evidence Collection Tips
  • Ethics and Professionalism
  • Firearms Forensics
  • Meeting Attacks on Scientific Evidence
  • Meth Labs- Preparing for the trial of cookers and smurfers

The Loews Coronado Bay Resort
4000 Loews Coronado Bay Road
Coronado, CA 92118
Phone: 619.424.4000
Reservations: 800.235.6397
Fax: 619.424.4400
Hotel Reservations
Group code is NDAD07

The hotel is an upscale waterfront hotel with breathtaking views, spa escapes, three swimming pools and direct access to Silver Strand State beach and the Pacific Ocean. It has recently completed a comprehensive redesign of its lobby, Bay Terrace, Cays Lounge, Market Café and Market-to-Go.

On the half day off you could plan to visit Coronado's mile-long main street, with dozens of shops, boutiques and restaurants. The hotel provides complimentary shuttle service to downtown Coronado. Reservations are required and can be secured through the concierge. You can also visit the Coronado Ferry Landing, a waterfront marketplace full of over 25 unique shops and restaurants. Embark on the San Diego-Coronado Ferry and enjoy a nostalgic 15-minute ride across the bay to Broadway Pier, the Gas Lamp District and the Convention Center in downtown San Diego. 

Rate: $139 single/double /triple/Quad plus tax (11.5%)
Room rates are valid 3 days before and 3 days after course based on room availability
Room rate includes: complimentary Health Club entry for all attendees; free internet access for all guestrooms; and a fifty percent (50%) discount on self-parking for all attendees for the duration of conference. Self-Parking: Overnight self-parking is $28; Day Guests: $8 per hour. Maximum charge of $28; Restaurant Guests: $1 per hour, 3 hour maximum with restaurant validation. After 3 hours, standard parking rates apply.
Phone: Call-in reservations: 1.800.235.6397
REQUEST: NDAA Forensic Evidence Course- group code and more details coming soon!

Guarantee Reservations with Attendee’s credit card or first night’s deposit
Hotel Cut Off Date: Sunday, November 18th, 2014

Anticipated CLE credits, including at least one and one half hours of Ethics will be approximately 20. Questions regarding CLE can be directed to our Registrar and Course Coordinator, Rebecca Weaver at

Course Tuition is $595.00 for a single attendee from an office. There is a $50 discount for additional attendees from the same office.

Cancellations and Refund Policy: Full refunds will be made for cancellations received by 5:00 p.m., ten business days prior to the beginning of the course. Refunds, less $60 for administrative fees, will be made for cancellations received after this date for all courses.

Travel Services: 
NDAA’s Travel Agency, Hamilton Xpress can be reached by phone at 708.372.3780, email at or web at Monday through Friday 9am-5pm central time zone.
HERTZ offers special discounts - refer to NDAA Corporate Discount (CPD)
Number 1572962.
AVIS also offers special discounts - refer to Avis Worldwide Discount
(AWD) #D150036.

Course Schedule:
Registration at 8:00 a.m. Monday, December 8th, 2014 and the course begins at 9:00 a.m. Monday. Course Concludes Friday, December 12th, 2014 at 12:00 noon.
If you have any questions, please feel free to call the office! 703.549.9222 or email Candace Mosley at or Rebecca Weaver at

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