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.
Advanced Homicide Investigation
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.
Crime Scene Processing Workshop
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.
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.