Forensic science is the application of science to the criminal and civil laws that are enforced by police agencies in the criminal justice system.
They analyse physical evidence They provide expert testimony In some labs, forensic scientist will also train crime scene personnel
Forensic science draws on many braches of science like, chemistry, physic, biology, toxicology, pathology, anthropology, computer/digital, etc.
A forensic attorney is an expert in both law and forensic science
Forensic attorney must possess strong oral and written communication skills, they must be precise giving all attention to detail work.
They use scientific principles and technology to advice clients on legal matters and represent individuals and organisations in legal disputes.
Crime science is the study of crime in order to find ways to prevent it.
A Crime scientist is one who has necessary science skills, knowledge and applies it objectively to cut crime, study rationally the crime in question while applying scientific methodology.
A crime scientist investigates patterns in crime and also finds new ways to disrupt it.
Those that may enrol in forensic science course/training are law enforcement agents, police officers, lawyers, judges, prosecutors and every other person who may want to be security conscious, and have legal understanding on criminal and civil matters.
CAFCS is the abbreviated form for College of Applied Forensic and Crime Science. It is a private company limited by guarantee. It is incorporated under the laws of the federal republic of Nigeria CAMA 1990, with the corporate affairs commission. Basic objective of this company are recognised by relevant government institutions having similar operations like the Nigerian Law School and Council of Legal Education, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, other necessary approval are from the Federal Ministry of Education and Federal Ministry of Justice.
The courses are online based with necessary technical support.
A proficiency certificate is giving as a proof that you have successfully completed the programme.