Welcome to The SketchCop® Academy at The Vollmer Institute! We are the official training facility for SketchCop® – “The Digital Difference in Facial Imaging & Identification”.

Our goal is to train the next generation of facial imaging technicians in the use of our SketchCop® Facial Composite System software and promote it to their respective law enforcement agencies.

We also provide training for traditional forensic artists in the use of digital tools/software to enhance their skills and streamline their workflow.

Courses and workshops at The SketchCop® Academy at The Vollmer Institute are an excellent supplement for those enrolled in our SketchCop® Online Academy courses.

For a schedule of upcoming courses at The SketchCop® Academy at The Vollmer Institute, please consult our Upcoming Events Calendar.

Other training options include our SketchCop® Online Academy and our live, instructor-led webinars. Now, attendees can learn at their own pace, or receive valuable instructor feedback.

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About The Vollmer Institute:

The Vollmer Institute is a Criminal Justice Professional Education enterprise dedicated to enhancing the quality of law enforcement and all related disciplines. The are a turnkey service that supports the continuing education of the criminal justice profession. The Vollmer Institute also offers polygraph training and forensic science training through the Forensic Science Academy led by Terri Armenta.