(AGI) Rome, March 5 - Italian carabinieri on a training missionto Djibouti (Miadit) have launched a training programme forsome 20 local police officers, of whom eight are women, on themethods for crime scene investigations. The Djiboutian officersalready police a solid technical basis, with the forensic teamincluding two biologists, one chemist, one chemical engineer,and one coroner. The Italian carabinieri holding the course arespecialists in the sector, hailing from Rome's scientificinvestigations department (RIS) and from others. The missionwas born in 2013 from a bilateral agreement and is headed byColonel Paolo Pelosi, who is currently in his second mandate.The intensive course lasts six weeks and includes lessons onballistics, chemistry, biology, fingerprints, photography, andmore complex topics such as bloodstain pattern analysis (BPA).The theory is then applied via practice with simulated scenesof murders, terrorist attacks, and trafficking. The students,assisted by the Italian carabinieri, will have to identifyevery clue, even those invisible to the naked eye, file reportsfor the judiciary, draw up the photographic dossier, andultimately solve the case using only scientific evidence. Italyalso sent high-tech equipment and instruments not yet used bylocal police for more advanced training during the course.. .