Criminalistic Academy


The Criminalistic Academy is an intensive 10-week training program designed to meet the needs of Kentucky Law Enforcement Agencies in the areas of evidence identification, collection and preservation.

The goal of the academy is to provide the crime scene investigator with the most recent crime scene investigative techniques available today.

Investigator Howard Trapnell was selected and graduated from the first Criminalistic Academy Class presented in 2007. He also serves on the KCA selection committee for new applicants.

Sgt. Gary Frodge and Ofc.Tim Vinson have graduated since 2009 from the Criminalistic Academy Class. In addition to their duties at the Alexandria Police Department, they also serves on the Campbell County Crime Scene Response Team.