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Basic Death and Homicide Investigation

06/19/2017 08:00 AM

@ Southern Police Institute (SPI)
2303 S 3rd St
LouisvilleKY 


Basic Death and Homicide Investigation

40 Hour Training Course / 4.0 CEUs / KLEC Approved
Tuition:
$695.00 If paid by cash/check / $725.00 If paid by Visa/MC/Discover

Course Description:
The investigation of death is one of the most important responsibilities a law enforcement agency can undertake. This 40-hour course will prepare the student to properly investigate all death cases. The focus will be on homicide investigation and students will be work investigative cases as part of participative and interactive small groups (teams).

The areas specifically covered in this course of instruction will include the following topical areas: the police role in the investigation of natural and accidental death cases; the proper response of uniform officers; control and protection of the crime scene; DNA evidence; suicide investigation; working with the Medical Examiner; examination of the body; the time of death window; blunt force trauma; sharp force trauma; gunshot wounds; asphyxia deaths; autoerotic deaths; crime scene analysis; forensics and physical evidence; case preparation and courtroom testimony.

Course Topics and Areas of Study:
The Investigations of Natural and Accidental Death Cases
Investigative Approach to Death Cases
Suicide investigation
Specific Duties of the First Responding Officer
Working With the Medical Examiner and Examination of the Body
Establishing the "Time of Death Window"
Blunt Force Trauma
Sharp Force Trauma
Gunshot Wounds
Recognizing and Understanding Asphyxia
Homicide Protocol - The Pyramid Approach to Investigation
Utilizing Law Enforcement Tools
Autoerotic Death Cases
Case Studies and Analysis
Small Group (Team) Work Projects
Case Trial Preparation and the Detective in Court

Who Should Attend:
Enrollment is limited to law enforcement officers (uniform or detective), investigators and other authorized officials responsible for investigating the deaths of human beings.

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