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Management of Death/Homicide Investigations for Law Enforcement Administrators and Command Staff

This class has been approved by the Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board as (6) hours training, meeting the requirements of Public Training Act 94-354, 10.7 mandatory training for Police Chiefs and Deputy Chiefs.

Hours: 6
Tuition: $115

Program Information:

The successful investigation of deaths/homicides is predicated on the hard work of investigators and detectives.  Equally important is the essential management aspect that these cases require.  This 6-hour program developed for Chiefs/Sheriff’s and Command Staff will highlight the protocol process of a homicide investigation from its inception to completion.  The curriculum also places emphasis on the management of the various components within these investigations, i.e. staffing, tasks, etc.

Topics include:

  • First responder responsibilities

  • Defining the role of the scene supervisor

  • Preliminary crime scene investigation & common problems

  • Structure of the death investigation process

  • Lead management & case coordination

  • How to handle task force involvement

  • Utilizing the media

  • Report writing requirements

  • Preparing for prosecution

**Cancellations for this class must be received by SLEA 35 days prior to the start of the program in order to avoid being billed!**

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Voice: (630) 942-2939

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Administrative Assistant

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