Additional Training Opportunities

Police Internal Affairs
Dec. 7-11, Jacksonville, Florida, 8 a.m. – 5:00 p. m. ET

This comprehensive course has been designed to present a model procedures approach for the needs and requirements of small, medium, and large public safety agencies. We will take you step-by-step through the process of conducting professional, thorough, and objective administrative and internal affairs investigations, as well as specialized investigation of sexual harassment and hostile workplace complaints.

Individual blocks of instruction will present in-depth information on the latest court rulings and nationally accepted procedures surrounding the complaint process and internal affairs investigations; employee rights; social media policies and guidelines; relevant administrative laws related to record-keeping; and the releasing of information to the media. Upon successful completion, you will have acquired the knowledge of investigative techniques and the understanding of legal guidelines necessary to function as internal affairs investigators to include cases that concern criminal violations and officer-involved shootings.

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Advanced Homicide Investigation
Bruce Herring
Dec. 7-9, Jacksonville, Florida, 8 a.m. – 5:00 p. m. ET

This course will further enhance the skills you acquired in IPTM's Homicide Investigation course and supply you with the knowledge and abilities to handle even the most challenging homicide investigations. You will learn how to organize a complex homicide investigation and how to apply advanced forensic techniques to the case. We will discuss criminal profiling and abnormal psychology and you will learn specific interrogation techniques to use on the suspects.

Lectures during the course will be held to a minimum. Instead, emphasis will be placed on practical exercises. You will be provided the opportunity to apply the skills you have acquired while studying complex homicide cases presented by the instructors.

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Crime Scene Processing Workshop
Nancy Sulinski-Steffens
Dec. 8-10, Altamonte Springs, Florida, 8 a.m. – 5:00 p. m. ET

This hands-on course will provide you with the latest state-of-the-art techniques for crime scene processing. Emphasis will be given to recognizing, documenting, collecting, preserving, and analyzing physical evidence. We will focus on the interpretation of discovered evidence, its value within the scene and usefulness in solving the crime. You will participate in exercises that will give you experience in latent print development techniques, locating and collecting DNA evidence, using light energy to process a scene, and how to interpret bloodstain patterns and use chemical enhancement methods. You will also learn how to explain each technique in court.

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Criminal Connections: Child Pornography and Child Sexual Abuse - $395

Explore investigative strategies that address the relationship between child sexual abuse and child pornography to supplement an investigation and corroborate victim statements. Gather the right tools and resources to investigate sexual abuse cases and produce the most comprehensive case outcomes. During this training, you will learn about the trauma experienced when child sexual abuse cases involve child pornography.

Click here to register for Mar 8 - 9, 2021 | Shalimar, FL.


Mobile Device Investigations - $395

Learn current cell phone related strategies and techniques for any type of investigation. Explore and apply current practices for working with different cellular network providers, completing technology-focused search warrants, analyzing cellular provider call data, associating reported data to the investigation and effective case reporting strategies.

Click here to register for Jan 25 - 27, 2021 | Chandler, AZ.


Beyond Google - Discovering Online Resources in Investigations - $395

In the modern cyber-world, almost all criminal investigations have an online aspect that can be used to further investigations and more quickly solve otherwise difficult cases. Join us to examine open source online intelligence/information and learn how to leverage free platforms, databases, and web applications to strengthen criminal cases. Uncover little known facts and techniques to optimize results using online search engines and online internet resources, which will support your investigations and prosecutions. Learn how to complete and serve search warrants for a variety of electronic information and databases to further all types of investigations. Develop new skill sets to establish contacts and open-source intelligence networks to provide ongoing criminal and threat intelligence in your jurisdiction.

Click here to register for Mar 22 - 23, 2021 | Pittsburgh, PA


Child Homicide Investigations - $395

Join us for an intensive training focused on understanding and building relationships between the forensic pathologist, homicide investigator, and prosecutor in successfully investigating and prosecuting child homicide cases. Learn autopsy protocols, forensic essentials, and the criticality of determining the cause and manner of death. Understand the unique aspects of investigating a child homicide including interviewing and interrogation, suspect pool development and the role and importance of the prosecutor in gaining appropriate convictions.

Click here to register for Jan 23 - 24, 2021 | San Diego, CA.
Click here to register for Feb 22 - 23, 2021 | Pasadena, TX.
Click here to register for May 17 - 18, 2021 | Little Rock, AR.
Click here to register for Nov 15 - 16, 2021 | Shalimar, FL.


Investigation and Prosecution of Cold Case Homicides - $395

Improve investigative techniques and prosecutorial efforts needed to successfully decipher unresolved and cold cases. Explore essential investigative, forensic and prosecution methodologies through the dissection of actual cases, best practice examples, interactive discussions, and contemporary resources. Learn proven strategies to avoid complications that are detrimental to the prosecution of cold cases. Discuss practices relevant to the establishment and maintenance of an efficient cold case unit.

Click here to register for May 19 - 20, 2021 | Little Rock, AR.
Click here to register for Nov 17 - 18, 2021 | Shalimar, FL


Investigating and Prosecuting No Body Homicides - $99

Gather the investigative tools you need to build a prosecutable homicide case and take it to trial without a body being recovered. Explore why missing persons’ cases should be investigated as homicides, until discovered otherwise.

Click here to register for Apr 12 - 13, 2021 | Little Rock, AR.


Suspicious Death Investigations: Finding the Right, Eliminating the Wrong, and Avoiding the Undetermined - $295

Examine case studies based on the experiences of a homicide detective and forensic pathologist. Identify key scene findings and correlate these findings to the autopsy results. Analyze communication methods between the investigating agencies and the medical examiner’s office. Gain understanding of how unique features of a case can affect the direction of the investigation. Discuss the ultimate resolution of each case examined and lessons learned.

Click here to register for Dec 14 - 15 | Chandler, AZ.


Fire and Explosion Related Death Investigations- $295

Join other investigators to gather new information and tools for investigating fire and explosion related deaths. Examine the principles of fire behaviors, areas of focus in fire related deaths, working with the medical examiner’s office and evidence/scene safety considerations.

Click here to register for Apr 14 - 15, 2021 | Little Rock, AR.