Twenty-four law enforcement personnel from thirteen agencies across the United States are taking part in a five-day outdoor recovery course this week at the Anthropology Research Facility. They are recovering human remains and learning how to obtain evidence from decomposed and buried bodies. The training will better prepare them for the range and variation of homicide scenes they will encounter throughout their career.
Several media outlets visited the facility to highlight the course. They include:
Knoxville News Sentinel: Law enforcement travel to UT’s Body Farm for course in outdoor recovery
WBIR-Channel 10: World-renowned Body Farm provides valuable training ground
WVLT-Channel 8: Several law enforcement agents study at UT body farm