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New Detective Course

Date: Not Scheduled
Price: $600.00
Length: Forty (40) hours.
This course is an intense 4.5 day course specifically designed for new detectives- it provides a basic overview of the investigative process and outlines their responsibilities. Highlighting important aspects of physical and forensic evidence, working with crime scene technicians, working with the Medical examiner, and working with other agencies. It provides newly assigned detectives a solid foundation on traditional and current investigative principals. Students will be provided checklists, examples, and other take home material for future reference.

Course Instruction Topics:

  1. Preliminary Investigation
  2. Initial Response
  3. Defining the Scene
  4. Crime Scene and Evidence Recovery/Special Crime Scene Forensic Examinations
  5. Working with Crime Scene Personnel and the Medical Examiner
  6. Death Notifications
  7. Forensic Examinations and the Crime Laboratory
  8. Latent Investigations
  9. Investigative Plans
  10. Recognizing Investigative Leads
  11. Common Investigative Errors
  12. Crime Scene Staging
  13. Victimology
  14. Interview/Interrogations/Canvass Interviews
  15. Admissions/Denials/Confessions/Alibis
  16. 5th and 6th Amendment Issues
  17. Search Warrants and Investigative Subpoenas
  18. Social Media and Sources of Investigation
  19. Digital Evidence
  20. Adult and Child Sex Crimes
  21. On line Predators
  22. Property Crimes
  23. Death and Serious Injury/Suicide/Child Abuse
  24. Autopsy Protocol
  25. Working with Prosecutor and Courtroom Testimony.