Trine University criminal justice majors got a look at some of the latest technology
available in the field when six officers from the Fort Wayne Police Department brought
two mobile crime scene trucks to campus on Oct. 6.
Members of the department’s Air Support Unit (ASU) also joined the demonstration.
The ASU manages and deploys the FWPD’s drones.
About 75 Trine University criminal justice students attended the presentation.
“The students enjoyed looking at the many tools and ‘toys,’ ” said Brad Martin, assistant
professor in Trine’s Department of Criminal Justice. “It gave them an opportunity
to learn more about crime scene searches and the importance of searching for and collecting
evidence to the ultimate investigation and prosecution of offenders.”
The officers also talked with students about employment opportunities available in
Photo: Det. Jason Palm of the Fort Wayne Police Department speaks to Trine University criminal
justice majors inside the Keith E. Busse/Steel Dynamics Inc. Athletic and Recreation
Center on the Trine campus. Officers from the department brought two mobile crime
scene trucks and equipment from the Air Support Unit on Tuesday, Oct. 6. More photos
are available on SmugMug. (Photo by Dean Orewiler)
Last Updated: 10/09/2020