Association of
Fingerprint Officers


Welcome to the Southern California Association of Fingerprint Officers (SCAFO)

Did you miss the 2020 Virtual Training Event? SCAFO sponsored 2 virtual training events in conjunction with Ron Smith & Associates and it was a huge success.

You can still participate in the event by the on-demand recording. Each event is $39 or you can purchase both events for $69.

See the information below:

Training Recording #1

“I’ve Fallen Down and I Can’t Get Up! (or can I?)”

This presentation explores taking a hard look at your latent print unit backlog, discover how the reason why the backlog exists and presents strategies to address and reduce the caseload. 


Cost: $39


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Training Recording #2

Common Sense Digital Imaging for Latent Print Examiners”This is an overview of his formal online training course by Matt Marvin, the Laboratory Director for Ron Smith and Associates.This course is designed for latent print examiners of all levels. If you have little to no knowledge of Photoshop, this course is for you. If you have been using Photoshop for years then this course is for you, too. Anyone who uses Photoshop to make side-by-side comparisons can benefit from completing this online course.Cost: $39

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