Event Detail2018-08-04T15:43:11+00:00
Seminar Title

5 Day Homicide Investigation

Dates of Events

03/09/2020 through 03/13/2020

Last Updated: 11/27/2019
Instructor(s): Multiple Instructors
Location: Ascension Parish Training Center - 9094 St. Landry Road, Gonzales, LA 70737
Hotel: Home 2 Suites by Hilton - 2708 Outfitters Drive, Gonzales, LA 70737
Course Registration Fee: $495
Instructor Bio
Course Objectives
Course Overview:

Major Case
Homicide and Death
Investigations

Monday, October 21, 2019

8:00 a.m.—8:30 a.m.
Registration

8:30 a.m.—10:00 a.m.
Introduction

(With Breaks)
Class Exercise-Homicide Case
•Accidental Death
•Homicide
•Suicide
•Natural

10:00 a.m.—11:30 a.m.
Three (3) Basic Steps of a Homicide
Investigation
Court Decisions, Search & Seizure
Relative to Homicide Investigations

11:30 a.m.—12:30 p.m.
Lunch (On Your Own)

12:30 p.m.—4:30 p.m.
Second Phase of a Homicide
(With Breaks)
Investigation
Detecting Phase “Follow-Up”
•Interviews
•Area Canvass
•Miranda
•Ethnic & Cultural Issues
Third Phase
•Case & Courtroom Presentation

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

8:00 a.m.—11:30 a.m.
Cold Case Homicides

(With Breaks)
12 Steps to Re-opening & Managing
•Unresolved Cases
•Dealing with the Media
•Next of Kin Notification

11:30 a.m.—12:30 p.m.
Lunch (On Your Own)

12:30 p.m.—4:30 p.m.
Unique Death Investigations
(With Breaks)
Autoerotic Deaths
•Non-Vehicular
•Accidental Deaths
•Suicides
•Unattended Natural Deaths
Death Involving Use of Force

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
An Overview of Violent Crime and Homicide in The United States
•An Historical View of Homicide Rates
vs. Solvability Rates
•Predictions

9:30 am. - 12:00 p.m.
The Ten Steps for Managing a Major Case
(With Breaks) Investigation
•Planning
The Components of the Investigative Team
Investigators—Specialized Skills
•Command Post Operations
Tips on Managing Multiple Investigative Teams
Team Briefings/Me
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Lunch (On Your Own)

1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Managing the Vast Amounts of Data and
(With Breaks) Information Coming into the Investigation

1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Managing the Vast Amounts of Data and (With Breaks) Information Coming into the Investigation
Advanced Crime Scene-Thoughts on How to
Quickly Maximize Physical and Forensic Evidence
to Enhance the Progress of the Investigation
•Managing the Media

4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Case Studies

Thursday, October 24, 2019

8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Equivocal Deaths
•Case Studies

10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
The Role of Technology
•Data Management/Analytics
•Advanced Cell Phone Analytics

12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Lunch (On Your Own)

1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Advances in DNA
Science versus Research-An Overview of
Genetic
Genealogy-Challenges and Opportunities

3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Sexually Motivated Child Abduction/Homicides
•Stereotypical Child Abduction
•Technology Facilitated Abductions

4:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Types of Homicides

Friday, October 25, 2019

8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Investigating Cases of Unidentified Human
(With Breaks)
Remains
•Resources to Make Identification
-NCIC
-NCMEC
-NamUs
•Facial and Skull Reconstructions
-Where to start?
•Identifiers
-Artifacts and Clothing
-Scars, Marks & Tattoos
-Enhancing Techniques
•Advanced Forensic Testing
-Pollen Testing and Analysis
-Chemical Isotope Analysis
•Engaging the Public

10:00 a.m.- 11:00 a.m.
No Body Homicide/Missing Person Investigations

11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Special Search Considerations
•Resources
•Search Plan Development
Victim Issues
•The Role of the Family Liaison
•Victim Family Members as Suspects

12:00 p.m.
Certificate Presentation