Center For Applied Forensics at Jacksonville State University

Center For Applied Forensics at Jacksonville State University Provider of modern applied investigative techniques to law enforcement officers in the field.

Check out the Center for Best Practices in Law Enforcement hanging out at the CALEA conference in Huntsville. Keep an ey...
05/01/2019

Check out the Center for Best Practices in Law Enforcement hanging out at the CALEA conference in Huntsville.

Keep an eye on their page for some incredible training coming up in the near future.

Having a great time at the National CALEA conference here in Huntsville!

CFAF Cap having a Fun Weekend hanging out with “The Walking Dead” at Talladega Super Speedway!!!Falon Hurst
04/28/2019

CFAF Cap having a Fun Weekend hanging out with “The Walking Dead” at Talladega Super Speedway!!!
Falon Hurst

04/27/2019

CFAF out on another Friday Night!!

04/25/2019
Jacksonville Police Department

Jacksonville Police Department

News Release
For Immediate Release
April 25, 2019

On April 24,2019 at approximately 11 A.M. the Jacksonville Police Department received a report of a hit and run (vehicle vs pedestrian), in the area of the 19 building on Marbut Dr. SW in Jacksonville, Al. After officers responded they located a black female that had been hit by a vehicle and had a noticeable head injury, Jacksonville Fire arrived on scene and provided care for the victim, who had to be airlifted to a nearby trauma center for care.

Jacksonville Police Officers immediately began their investigation into this case. Through that investigation officers were able to interview multiple eye witnesses and was able to identify and develop a suspect and vehicle description in this case. Anissa L. Burns 25-year-old black female of Anniston was charged and arrested for Assault 1st Degree. Burns is being held in the Calhoun County Jail on a $15,000 bond and a court date of May 23rd, 2019.

The Jacksonville Police Department would like to thank our Law Enforcement Partners for assisting in bringing a quick resolution to this case. The Center for Applied Forensics, Calhoun County Sheriff’s Office, Oxford Police Department and the Anniston Police Department.

Marcus D. Wood
Chief of Police

CFAF shirt reeling them in on the River today with Chief Jason Oden!!
04/19/2019

CFAF shirt reeling them in on the River today with Chief Jason Oden!!

FI-430 “Arson & Fire Scene Investigation” students doing some Fire Scene Documentation.  FI-430 is part of the new u...
04/02/2019

FI-430 “Arson & Fire Scene Investigation” students doing some Fire Scene Documentation. FI-430 is part of the new undergraduate Forensic Investigation degree program.

WBRC FOX6 News
04/01/2019
WBRC FOX6 News

WBRC FOX6 News

Authorities say the incident happened in Ohatchee just off Highway 77.

CFAF worked on the 1st Day of Spring Break, so I guess it’s only fitting to work on our last day off for Spring Break!...
03/31/2019

CFAF worked on the 1st Day of Spring Break, so I guess it’s only fitting to work on our last day off for Spring Break!!!

CFAF swag hanging out in Tortola, British Virgin Islands!
03/27/2019

CFAF swag hanging out in Tortola, British Virgin Islands!

CFAF swag checking out the Grizzlies in Alaska!!
03/27/2019

CFAF swag checking out the Grizzlies in Alaska!!

Day 1 of CFAF’s Spring Break - rescuing projectiles from a car.  Home by 11:30P!!
03/26/2019

Day 1 of CFAF’s Spring Break - rescuing projectiles from a car. Home by 11:30P!!

CNN at CFAF shooting some footage today.  Used the “New Guy” to get the cameras & lights set up!!!
03/21/2019

CNN at CFAF shooting some footage today. Used the “New Guy” to get the cameras & lights set up!!!

Leave the office late and can’t help but notice the big Full Moon and think “that’s not good” and then - bam - g...
03/21/2019

Leave the office late and can’t help but notice the big Full Moon and think “that’s not good” and then - bam - get called to a shooting scene!!!

FI330-Forensic Documentation students getting some hands-on camera experience at CFAF.
03/20/2019

FI330-Forensic Documentation students getting some hands-on camera experience at CFAF.

CFAF swag making an appearance in Vegas!!  Some folks get to have all the fun!!
03/20/2019

CFAF swag making an appearance in Vegas!! Some folks get to have all the fun!!

Job Opportunity!!
03/12/2019

Job Opportunity!!

The Rainbow City Police Department is now taking applications for Certified Police Officer and Non-certified Police Officer. The deadline is March 22, 2019. Don't miss your opportunity to join a progressive and wonderful organization.

CFAF headed to a Crime Scene on another wet & cold Saturday!#NoSleepingLateForUs
03/09/2019

CFAF headed to a Crime Scene on another wet & cold Saturday!
#NoSleepingLateForUs

CFAF working on a Cold Monday!!
03/05/2019

CFAF working on a Cold Monday!!

CFAF working all day in DeKalb County and still going.
03/03/2019
al.com

CFAF working all day in DeKalb County and still going.

“My heart is shattered this day in DeKalb County, Alabama,” Sheriff Nick Welden said. “We will go forward and, God willing, we will have those answers.”

Second group of Jacksonville Police Department Patrol Officers honing their Latent Print & Photography skills at CFAF to...
02/28/2019

Second group of Jacksonville Police Department Patrol Officers honing their Latent Print & Photography skills at CFAF today!!
Chief Marcus Wood

Jacksonville Police Department Patrol Officers processing items routinely encountered at crime scenes for latent prints ...
02/26/2019

Jacksonville Police Department Patrol Officers processing items routinely encountered at crime scenes for latent prints at CFAF this morning.
Chief Marcus Wood

The “New Guy’s” rain jacket arrives and he automatically goes Kenny mode from South Park!!
02/22/2019

The “New Guy’s” rain jacket arrives and he automatically goes Kenny mode from South Park!!

The first group to attend training in the recently upgraded classroom.  Technology is awesome for training.  Great group...
02/21/2019

The first group to attend training in the recently upgraded classroom. Technology is awesome for training. Great group from Police Departments, Sheriff’s Offices, Coroner’s Office and the State Fire Marshal's Office attending the "Defining a Crime Scene" module. CFAF and the JSU Department of Continuing Education and Outreach worked together on the classroom upgrade.

CFAF spending a Sunny Friday Afternoon working in Cleburne County!!!
02/08/2019

CFAF spending a Sunny Friday Afternoon working in Cleburne County!!!

Great group from "Leadership Calhoun County" and "Youth Leadership Calhoun County" at CFAF this morning for Local Govern...
02/07/2019

Great group from "Leadership Calhoun County" and "Youth Leadership Calhoun County" at CFAF this morning for Local Government Day. They got some quick forensics training, learned about the Northeast Alabama Law Enforcement Academy and checked out Oxford Police Departments awesome armored vehicle. Thanks to the Calhoun County Sheriff's Office for coordinating the day.

CFAF Cap escaped from the office and headed for the Hills.  5 Degree weather with -11 degree windchill - Survived the Bo...
02/01/2019

CFAF Cap escaped from the office and headed for the Hills. 5 Degree weather with -11 degree windchill - Survived the Bourbon Trail!!!!

Jacksonville State University Police Department is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Police Officer!!  Ap...
01/28/2019
JSU | Department of Human Resources |

Jacksonville State University Police Department is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Police Officer!! Apply now!!

The Police Officer is responsible for the protection of life and property through the enforcement of laws and regulations of the university by performing police and patrol work in accordance with federal, state, county, municipal laws and university regulations. Work may involve personal danger an....

Sounds like a good reason to go for that Masters Degree in CJ!!!
01/25/2019
Jacksonville State University

Sounds like a good reason to go for that Masters Degree in CJ!!!

We are thrilled to announce that two of Jacksonville State's online degree programs have been named among the best in the nation by US News & World Report: the Master of Business Administration and the Master of Science in Criminal Justice. 🎉

01/07/2019
Calhoun County Sheriff's Office

Help the Calhoun County Sheriff’s Office identify this individual!!

Help us identify this burglary suspect from a Sunday morning B&E Auto case. If you'd like to remain anonymous you can call Crime Stoppers at 256-238-1414 or call the Sheriff's Office at 256-236-6600.

CFAF Starting the New Year with a Multiple Victim Shooting Scene!!
01/03/2019

CFAF Starting the New Year with a Multiple Victim Shooting Scene!!

CFAF shirts kicking off the New Year at the Colosseum in Rome, Italy.  CFAF shirts get to have all of the Fun!!!!
12/31/2018

CFAF shirts kicking off the New Year at the Colosseum in Rome, Italy. CFAF shirts get to have all of the Fun!!!!

Check out the upcoming training that is being provided by our partner Center - Center for Best Practices in Law Enforcem...
12/15/2018
Course Status

Check out the upcoming training that is being provided by our partner Center - Center for Best Practices in Law Enforcement.

https://coned.jsu.edu/wconnect/CourseStatus.awp?&course=19CBPLE04

The class will focus on introducing nervous system states and how to regulate them, reducing the stigma associated with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, and exploring the presence of suicide with First Responders (more specifically law enforcement). Participants will leave with a better understanding...

So far, it has been a Fun Rainy Friday Morning at CFAF thanks to Stuart Fransden from Alabama Bio-Clean that is teaching...
12/07/2018

So far, it has been a Fun Rainy Friday Morning at CFAF thanks to Stuart Fransden from Alabama Bio-Clean that is teaching us about Bio-hazards encountered at Crime Scenes. Oh Yeah, the "New Guy" got volunteered for all demonstrations!!

There are still seats available for this FREE training on Friday!  You must register to reserve a seat!
12/03/2018

There are still seats available for this FREE training on Friday! You must register to reserve a seat!

*****FREE TRAINING*****

Crime Scene Biohazard Awareness
Friday - December 07, 2018 8AM-12PM JSU - McClellan Campus Room 2125

SEATING IS LIMITED TO 30 SEATS! YOU MUST REGISTER FOR THIS CLASS!!

Email [email protected] with your name, agency, Address, phone number and the course title. You will receive a confirmation email to verify your seat.

CFAF’s Sunday Evening!
12/03/2018
Crossville Police: Man dies following stabbing, 1 in custody

CFAF’s Sunday Evening!

CROSSVILLE, Ala. - A man is dead after a stabbing, Crossville Police said Sunday. Police said it happened at a home on Main Street around 1 p.m. Police responded to the scene and said two men were at the home at the time one stabbed the other. The exact circumstances of the stabbing have not been re...

1st Weekend for the “New Guy” and he got to spend a Sunday Evening in DeKalb County!!
12/03/2018

1st Weekend for the “New Guy” and he got to spend a Sunday Evening in DeKalb County!!

Victim In Piedmont Shooting Dies While In The Hospital
12/01/2018
Victim In Piedmont Shooting Dies While In The Hospital

Victim In Piedmont Shooting Dies While In The Hospital

The Piedmont Police Department has been notified by Calhoun County Coroner Pat Brown that 20 year-old Chandler Gage Garcia has died at Erlanger Hospital in Chattanooga TN. Garcia was the victim fro…

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