40-hour Basic Homicide Investigators Course

Posted on: October 6, 2013 | Posted in: Breaking News

Basic Homicide Investigators Course
October 21-25, 2013
JPSO Training Academy
Harvey, Louisiana

The International Homicide Investigators Association (IHIA) is sponsoring a 40-hour Basic Homicide Investigators Course hosted by the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office. The program is scheduled for Monday October 21, 2013 thru Friday October 25, 2013 at the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office Training Academy located at 1801 West Bank Expressway in Harvey, Louisiana.

This course of instruction is designed to improve and enhance the abilities of the homicide investigator through the introduction of a core minimum standard of training, while also introducing updates, changes in the law and new advancements in technology.

Topics include: Responsibilities of the Homicide Investigator, Duties of the First Responder, Crime Scene Analysis, Homicide Types & Offender Motivation, Crime Scene Processing, Laboratory Capabilities & Evidence Processing, Role of the Coroner/Medical Examiner, Investigative Resources & Techniques, Serial Murders, Interview & Interrogation, Suspect Development & Elimination, Death Notifications,  Victimology, Case Management, Documentation & Report Writing, Media Relations, Prosecution & Legal Matters, Ethics and Stress Management.

Who Should Attend: Any Detective, Homicide Investigator, Crime Scene Technician, Coroner/Medical Examiner's  Investigator, Prosecutor, First Responder or Supervisor who are tasked with investigating homicides or any other acts of violent criminal activity.

The Cost of this course is $350.00, which includes a binder with all instruction materials and handouts, a one-year membership in the IHIA, Course Certificates, an IHIA ID Card, and daily refreshments. Networking is optional but highly recommended!

For registration and additional course information you can contact Detective Stephen Buras with the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office, Criminal Intelligence Center  at (504) 875-3300 or email: buras_sv@jpso.com. You can also visit the IHIA website at: ihia.org.   
Seating is limited. Early registration is recommended!



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