Course is accredited by The American Board of Medicolegal Death Investigators (ABMDI) and Missouri POST
Taught by skilled instructors working the field of criminal investigations, this course will provide an intermediate level overview of the skills required to properly work a death scene investigation. The format will develop confidence in the investigator and hone valuable skills. After competing this course the investigator will have the ability to better; understand the legal restriction of search and seizure, document a scene, locate and collect evidence, properly distinguish differing manners of death, better understand wound and injury interpretation, understand the dynamics of a child death, conduct witness interviews, interrogate suspects, and properly complete reports and prepare for courtroom testimony.
Included in this course will be several post-mortem examination photographs and video segments – as well as injury, death, and homicide scenes through photos and video of actual cases. This course is very graphic and intense.
**Every participant will receive a course workbook, presentation slides (excluding photographs) on a USB flash drive, handouts, other material, and certificates.