Training Calendar - Investigation

This is just a brief listing of training courses from now through September that might be of interest to those working in crime-scene investigation or forensic science. Many more listings can be found on our online Training Calendar.

Fire Department Administrative Investigations and Firefighter Discipline
Sponsored by: PATC
July 26 - July 27
This course will cover 5 common complaints about fire service disciplinary processes; 6 steps to create the ideal professional standards system; 3 key questions to be answered in any due process proceeding; the challenges associated with "Conduct Unbecoming" allegations; 5 steps in the investigation process; 4 policies that every fire department needs but probably doesn't have; enhancing interviewing skills and more.
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Website: http://www.patc.com

Homicide & Crime Scene Management
Sponsored by: Inside The Tape
July 26 - July 28
Topics included: Crime Scene Management Models Related to Death Investigation; Sources of Crime Scene Contamination & Prevention; Media influence Over Trials and Jury Perception; Evaluation of the 911 Call; 7 Homicide Investigation Objectives; Proper Crime Scene Protocol as it Relates to Death Investigation; Cold Case Investigation Strategies; Vicimology and Immediate Lead Indicators; Medical-Legal Death Investigation; Primary & Secondary Crime Scenes; Crime Scene Event Reconstruction; Categories of Physical Evidence and Recognition; Crime Scene Evaluation to Include Canvassing; Crime Scene Indicators to Include Scene Staging; DNA Review & Touch Evidence; Specific Types of Crime Scenes & Strategies; Case Review; Suicide and Equivocal Death Scene Investigation; SIDS Review and Infant Homicide Scene.
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Website: http://www.insidethetape.com

Advanced Techniques for Unresolved Death Investigations

Sponsored by: IPTM
August 1 - August 5
This course will provide you with innovative techniques that could lead to the resolution of unresolved death cases. You will take part in an in-depth study of the differential diagnosis of death, with heavy emphasis on the latest scientific techniques available to the homicide investigator.
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Website: http://www.iptm.org

Homicide & Crime Scene Management
Sponsored by: Inside The Tape
August 2 - August 4
Topics included: Crime Scene Management Models Related to Death Investigation; Sources of Crime Scene Contamination & Prevention; Media influence Over Trials and Jury Perception; Evaluation of the 911 Call; 7 Homicide Investigation Objectives; Proper Crime Scene Protocol as it Relates to Death Investigation; Cold Case Investigation Strategies; Vicimology and Immediate Lead Indicators; Medical-Legal Death Investigation; Primary & Secondary Crime Scenes; Crime Scene Event Reconstruction; Categories of Physical Evidence and Recognition; Crime Scene Evaluation to Include Canvassing; Crime Scene Indicators to Include Scene Staging; DNA Review & Touch Evidence; Specific Types of Crime Scenes & Strategies; Case Review; Suicide and Equivocal Death Scene Investigation; SIDS Review and Infant Homicide Scene.
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Burglary and Robbery Investigations
Sponsored by: PATC
August 3 - August 4
This training module is designed to provide the tools to conduct successful burglary and robbery investigations. This program will also provide an enhanced look at techniques that will lead to more productive witness interviews, eyewitness evidence, crime scene processing, evidence evaluation, and case tracking. It will also provide both time proven and new methods in dealing with today's current trends and illicit market for stolen property.
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Website: http://www.patc.com

Interviewing the Sexual Deviant
Sponsored by: PATC
August 3 - August 5
Interviewing the Sexual Deviant is a training program to aid interviewers in the understanding of sexual behavior. This course will also assist the interviewer in understanding the different types of sexual paraphilias and typologies of a sex offender.
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Website: www.patc.com

International Association for Identification's Annual Educational Conference
Sponsored by: IAI
August 7 - August 13
The main professional association for those engaged in forensic identification, investigation and scientific examination of physical evidence. World renowned professionals will present the most current scientific educational sessions, utilizing the most efficient methodologies and technical products and advances in the identification field.
Website: http://www.theiai.org

Detective and New Criminal Investigator
Sponsored by: PATC
August 8 - August 12
Course Objectives: Beginning the Criminal Investigation; The Crime Scene; Injury and Death Investigations; Sex Crimes; The Supplemental Investigation; Robbery Investigations; Property Crime Investigations; Police-Media Relations; The Interviews; Conducting Interrogations; Crimes Involving Computers; Management of Your Cases; Case Study.
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Website: http://www.patc.com

Early Warning Systems/Managing Police Misconduct for Supervisors
Sponsored by: PATC
August 8 - August 10
This program will go over the causes and impact of misconduct in a law enforcement agency -corruption and strategies to prevent misconduct from invading a police agency, including Early Intervention Systems.
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Website: http://www.patc.com

Homicide Scene Management for Patrol
Sponsored by: Inside The Tape
August 9 - August 9
Course Objective is to train the patrol officer or first responder how to approach and manage a homicide or suspicious death scene prior to the arrival of scene investigators.
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Advanced Homicide Investigation
Sponsored by: IPTM
August 10 - August 12
This course will further enhance the skills you acquire 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.
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Homicide Scene Management for Patrol

Sponsored by: Inside The Tape
August 12 - August 12
Course Objective is to train the patrol officer or first responder how to approach and manage a homicide or suspicious death scene prior to the arrival of scene investigators.
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Digital Photography for Law Enforcement
Sponsored by: FLETC
August 16 - August 25
This course is designed for qualified law enforcement officers, criminal investigators, and crime scene technicians who have a fundamental understanding of digital photography.
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Website: http://www.fletc.gov/training/programs/technical-operations-division/digital-photography-for-law-enforcement-dple/

Advanced Digital Photography for Law Enforcement
Sponsored by: IPTM
August 22 - August 26
This course will teach you how to photographically document evidence when conditions or situations are less than ideal. You will also learn court accepted enhancement techniques using Adobe Photoshop, as well as image management systems for archiving your agency's photos.
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Basic Latent Fingerprint Comparison
Sponsored by: SIRCHIE Fingerprint Laboratories
August 22 - August 26
This course combines both lecture and latent print practical exercises. The ACE-V methodology of comparing and identifying latent prints is discussed as it relates to the scientific method. Emphasis is placed on print orientation to improve each student's comparison skills.
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Website: http://www.sirchie.com

Cell Phone Technology & Forensic Data Recovery Certification
Sponsored by: PATC
August 22 - August 26
A one of a kind certification training module for law enforcement members of the public safety/criminal justice community that provides investigators a comprehensive study of how to use cell phone records and cell phone forensic technologies in any type of investigation.
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Detective and New Criminal Investigator
Sponsored by: PATC
August 22 - August 26
Course Objectives: Beginning the Criminal Investigation; The Crime Scene; Injury and Death Investigations; Sex Crimes; The Supplemental Investigation; Robbery Investigations; Property Crime Investigations; Police-Media Relations; The Interviews; Conducting Interrogations; Crimes Involving Computers; Management of Your Cases; Case Study.
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Footwear & Tire Track Evidence
Sponsored by: Imprimus Forensic Services LLC
August 22 - August 24
This workshop is an intensive hands-on program that will teach proper preservation, documentation and collection techniques. Students will complete an array of practical documentation and recovery exercises that include photography, casting and the use of electro-static lifting devices. The student will also learn methods of applying footwear and tire track evidence to an investigation.
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Midwest Security & Police Expo
Sponsored by: MSPCE
August 23 - August 24
The expo is the most dynamic industry trade show in the Midwest, showcasing the latest products and services for security and law enforcement professionals.
Website: http://www.mspce.com

Legal and Liability Management for Tactical, S.W.A.T. and Emergency Response Oprations
Sponsored by: PATC
August 23 - August 24
Participants will be presented with the legal cases that impact tactical operations and liability. They will be presented with policy issues that may be considered for implementation. And the training turns toward the practical implementation of the legal and policy issues in a manner that does not compromise tactical operations or officer safety.
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Website: http://www.patc.com

Homicide Scene Management for Patrol
Sponsored by: Inside The Tape
August 23 - August 23
Course Objective is to train the patrol officer or first responder how to approach and manage a homicide or suspicious death scene prior to the arrival of scene investigators.
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Homicide Scene Management for Patrol
Sponsored by: Inside The Tape
August 25 - August 25
Course Objective is to train the patrol officer or first responder how to approach and manage a homicide or suspicious death scene prior to the arrival of scene investigators.
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Crime Scene Investigation
Sponsored by: San Bernardino County SD
August 29 - September 9
This course is designed to cover all aspects of general crime scene processing, including scene approach, security, photography, evidence identification and collection, documentation, latent print location and collection, vehicle processing, gunshot trajectory reconstruction, bloodstain pattern recognition, body processing, bugs, bones, graves, and court preparation and testimony.
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Crime Scene Investigation & Reconstruction
Sponsored by: NCIT
August 29 - June 3
This program is intended to set a strong foundation of knowledge in the fundamental basics of scene investigation and the collection and preservation of evidence.
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Website: http://www.ncit.com

False Fingers
Sponsored by: FBI CJIS Division
August 30 - August 30
This overview will provide insight to the lengths individuals will go to try to avoid detection by fingerprint scanners. This classwill introduce means such as prosthetic fingertips, gummy fingers, silicone tape and more.
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Website: http://www.fbi.gov

Homicide & Crime Scene Management
Sponsored by: Inside The Tape
August 30 - September 1
Topics included: Crime Scene Management Models Related to Death Investigation; Sources of Crime Scene Contamination & Prevention; Media influence Over Trials and Jury Perception; Evaluation of the 911 Call; 7 Homicide Investigation Objectives; Proper Crime Scene Protocol as it Relates to Death Investigation; Cold Case Investigation Strategies; Vicimology and Immediate Lead Indicators; Medical-Legal Death Investigation; Primary & Secondary Crime Scenes; Crime Scene Event Reconstruction; Categories of Physical Evidence and Recognition; Crime Scene Evaluation to Include Canvassing; Crime Scene Indicators to Include Scene Staging; DNA Review & Touch Evidence; Specific Types of Crime Scenes & Strategies; Case Review; Suicide and Equivocal Death Scene Investigation; SIDS Review and Infant Homicide Scene.
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Biological & Trace Evidence
Sponsored by: Imprimus Forensic Services LLC
August 31 - September 2
This session provides the knowledge and skills necessary to locate and preserve fragile biological and trace evidence. Stressed as a part of course material covered, will be procedures to use in the safe handling and storage of biological evidence. Information on the latest DNA technology and how DNA and trace evidence can best be utilized in criminal investigations is also provided.
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Evidence Collection Accelerated Training Program
Sponsored by: SIRCHIE Fingerprint Laboratories
September 12 - September 16
Designed to further knowledge and skills of LE Professionals in evidence collection and crime scene technology. Features "hands-on" use of equipment and materials.
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Crime Scene Reconstruction
Sponsored by: Institute of Police Technology Management
September 12 - September 16
Designed for experienced investigators and crime scene technicians. Teaches scientific methods, evidence analysis, and deductive reasoning in determining the series of events in a crime and accurately reconstructing the resulting crime scene.
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Bloodstain Pattern Analysis
Sponsored by: San Bernardino County SD
September 19 - September 23
Pattern definitions, biological and physical properties of blood, physics of blood, stain shape and impact angle determination, motion and directionality, area of origin determination, photography, documentation, testimony and more.
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Advanced Latent Ridgeology
Sponsored by: SIRCHIE Fingerprint Laboratories
September 26 - September 30
Combines lecture and latent print practical exercises. ACE-V Methodology of comparing and identifying latent prints is discussed as it relates to the scientific method. Daubert and post Brandon Mayfield issues are also discussed.
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Managing the Detective Unit
Sponsored by: Institute of Police Technology Management
September 26 - September 28
Focus on the effective and efficient management of detective unit personnel, procedures and investigations in order to improve organizational processes and increase clearance and arrest rates. Addresses administrative requirements and managing operations of investigative unit.
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Website: http://www.iptm.org

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