Monday, March 31, 2014

Prof. Wolfe talks about preserving tracks outdoors at Eagle River Nature Center

Prof. Wolfe with brown bear track.
Prof. Jim Wolfe, Justice Center adjunct faculty, presented a program at the Eagle River Nature Center on March 9 entitled "Hot on the Trail of Animal Tracks."

Using techniques normally used for collecting shoe print and tire track evidence at crime scenes, Prof. Wolfe demonstrated how to photograph and cast animal tracks outdoors, including in the snow.

Prof. Wolfe is a former forensic scientist with the Alaska Scientific Crime Detection Laboratory, and is currently a forensic consultant and trainer.