Homicide Investigations, Tactics and Procedures
Dates of Events
02/25/2020 through 02/27/2020
Last Updated: 03/07/2020
Instructor(s): Robert G. Lowery, Jr.
Location: Cullman County Sheriff's Office - 1910 Beech Avenue, SE, Cullman, AL 35055
Hotel: LaQuinta by Wyndham Cullman - 2054 Saint Joseph Drive, NW, Cullman, AL 35058
Course Registration Fee: $295
Tactics, Procedures, Optimizing Opportunities
and Avoiding Common Mistakes
This two and a half day course is designed for detectives, homicide and crimes against persons investigations. The instructor will provide a step by step process for handling homicide investigations from the initial call, properly approaching and managing the crime scene, physical and trace evidence issues, laboratory capabilities, identification and interview of witnesses, multiple suspect development and elimination techniques, interacting with the coroner/medical examiner and prosecutors/district attorney.
Participations will be provided with an overview on homicide types and motivations, suicides, recognizing equivocal or staged death scenes, no body prosecutions and investigating cases of unidentified human remains.
There will be an in-depth segment on proper documentation and report writing and preparation for court presentation.
Additionally, discussions on applying the latest advancements and technologies to assist in conducting thorough and expedient resolutions of investigations, including data management/analytics, advanced cell phone analytics and the complex role of social media.
• Managing the Crime Scene - Basic Principles
• The Role of the Coroner/Medical Examiner
• The Role of the Prosecuting/District Attorney
• Initiating the Investigation
• Documentation and Report Writing
• Role of Technology
• Conducting the Interrogation
• Preparing for Court
• Unsolved Cases