Homicide Investigation

Registrations are closed for this event
Date: Monday, April 23, 2018
Ends On: Friday, April 27, 2018
Time: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
527 Colman Center Drive
Rockford, IL 61108
Instructor: Various instructors from Southern Police Institute
Member's Fee: $1195
Non-Member & Civilian Fee: $1195

*NITAB will assist MTU 2 member agencies with $600 towards tuition expense but agencies must contact our office first for specific instructions before registering through Southern Police Institute 

The Homicide Investigation course provides participants with advanced knowledge, skills and abilities required for the successful resolution of death investigations.

Carefully selected case studies are used to explore every aspect of death investigations.  An expert in a specific field of specialization leads each course segment.  These experts are court certified and provide participants with valuable exposure to years of field experience and a variety of investigative techniques.

This course is an intensive 80-hour course.  Each participant is granted the opportunity to individually interact with the instructors.  Reading material and small group problem solving supplement the classroom instruction.  At the completion of the course, participants have the ability to differentiate between accidental, suicidal and homicidal death.

Course topics and areas of instruction include:

~    Overview of death investigations (resources required and the category of death)
~    Understanding behavior
~    The role of the crime laboratory
~    Medical/Legal causes of death
~    Evaluating blood stain and physical evidence
~    Evaluating physical force impact on bodies & objects
~    Criminal Profiling: small group criminal profiling exercise

Enrollment is limited to law enforcement officers, investigators, supervisors, and other authorized officers who are responsible for investigating homicides (crime scene technicians, medical examiner/coroner investigators, prosecutors).

NITAB member agencies - Please contact our office for registration and tuition assistance information.  (Registration will be completed through Southern Police Institute).

This course has been certified by the ILETSB and approved to meet the following mandates:
    ☒    Civil Rights            
    ☒    Constitutional & Proper Use of Law Enforcement Authority    
    ☐    Cultural Competency        
    ☒    Procedural Justice
    ☒    Human Rights            
    ☒    Law Updates
    ☒    Lead Homicide Investigator        
    ☐    Use of Force (must include scenario based/similar training)