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We are offering law enforcement agencies up to FIVE FREE seats in any of the following courses, in return for letting us bring this training to your agency.

Advanced Interview and Interrogation

This dynamic two-day course focuses on advanced interview and interrogation techniques. The course is aimed at all investigators who want to take their interview and interrogation skills to the next level. The course will begin with an overview of human behavior, but the focus of the class is to give the student a formatted interrogation methodology which has a proven track record of success. Class participation will be encouraged and small video clips will be utilized to enhance the conversation and learning.

Topics to include:

  • Why do people confess? Human traits
  • Power of persuasion and influence
  • Empathetic interviewing
  • Detecting deception
  • Understanding intrinsic value
  • Mitigating language
  • Confrontation vs Transition
  • Bluffing vs Hypothetical
  • Truth enhancing techniques
  • Countering defense tactics

Homicide Investigations Seminar

This two-day class focuses on advanced investigative techniques related to homicide investigations. This course is geared toward front line personnel, as well as, seasoned detectives. Everyone will learn something! 

Topics include:

  • Crime Scene Procedures Regarding both Suspicious Deaths and Homicides
  • Initial Scene Responsibilities, Canvassing & Immediate Leads
  • Case Reviews of numerous types of Homicides, including Arson, Sexual Violence, and Robbery
  • Crime Scene Accountability
  • Victimology
  • Medical-Legal Death Investigation (Victim I.D. / Time of Death / Injury Recognition)
  • Primary & Secondary Crime Scenes
  • Crime Scene Evaluation (Execution of the Walk-thru)      
  • DNA Review and Touch Evidence
  • Suicide and Equivocal Death Scene Investigation
  • Crime scene – what happens when you leave?

Advanced Report Writing

This two-day course is designed to provide officers with the skills needed to write incident reports and arrest affidavits. You and your agency’s reputation are on the line with every incident report written; make them as polished as possible. Improve your department’s reputation and increase prosecutions! Join the hundreds of officers that have already taken the course.

Topics will include:

  • Methodology and documentation of an effective investigation.
  • Common grammar, spelling, and punctuation errors.
  • Field Notes, Arrival, Initial Observations.
  • Proper investigative tactics and documentation.
  • Effective reporting of both victim and witness statements.
  • Countering common defense strategies
  • Evidence – Proper Documentation of Chain-of-Custody
  • Pro-Active Reports.
  • Interactive forum and discussion from experienced investigators.
  • Actual case report review and correction.

Supervisor Report Review

This one-day course is designed to provide supervisors with the skills needed to review and edit incident reports and arrest affidavits. Your agency’s reputation is on the line with every incident report written; make them as good as possible. Improve your department’s reputation and increase prosecutions!

Topics will include:

  • How do most of us learn how to write a great report?
  • When does fixing a report become writing the report?
  • Arrest Affidavit Review
  • Field Notes, Arrival, Initial Observations
  • Chronological Order
  • Common Grammatical Mistakes
  • Evidence and Chain-of-Custody
  • Major Case Pitfalls
  • Actual Case Report Review and Correction

Advanced Field Training Officer Course

This is a two-day patrol-based street crimes course focused on providing students with a strategic look at how to be a This two-day course was created to provide your current Field Training Officers with advanced communication, teaching, and documentation skills to enhance their abilities. The course is designed for current FTOs or department FTO coordinators. Continued improvement in their skills is necessary when so much depends on new officer training and the liability that comes along with negligent retention. In a litigious society, training and thorough documentation is more important than ever. Help those who train our next generation be the best they can be!

Topics will include:

  • Generational differences
  • Overcoming personality conflicts
  • Understand why adults learn differently and how to address those distinctions
  • The FTO as a teacher and mentor
  • FTO is your first true leadership position
  • Training mistakes
  • Review of typical trainee deficiencies along with training techniques crafted to fix each specific problem
  • Documentation of deficiencies
  • Negligent retention
  • Students will review real body worn camera videos to integrate the two days of training

Child Sexual Exploitation Investigations

This revealing and inspiring two-day course focuses on child sexual exploitation investigations and is aimed at patrol officers and investigators who initially respond to and/or investigate sexual crimes against children. The course is an overview of the different types of child sexual exploitation investigations and includes investigative techniques that help build successful prosecutions.  Class participation will be encouraged and case studies will be used to demonstrate the effectiveness of the investigative techniques discussed.

Topics will include:

  • Child on Child Sexual Crimes
  • Adult on Child Sexual Crimes
  • Human Trafficking of Children
  • Interviewing Child Victims
  • Interviewing Suspects (Adult and Child)
  • Investigating Delayed Reports
  • Value of micro-corroborations
  • Role of multidisciplinary teams
  • Defense Techniques and Countermeasures
  • Controlled phone calls

Leadership for Front Line Supervisors

This two-day class focuses on how to be the best front-line leader you can be. Leadership is much different than management.  Understand that your Sergeant stripes never make you a leader.  Your ability to lead is based on your level of dedication to your team and the relationships you build.

Topics will include:

  • Leadership versus Management
  • Are you born with leadership skills or can they be forged?
  • What is a Positional Leader?
  • Influence versus Manipulation
  • First your Friends – Now your Subordinates
  • Leading with Subordinates, Peers, and Bosses
  • Let them win
  • Followership
  • Listen first then decide
  • Why is time on your side?
  • Love and Accountability
  • Leadership growth – How is it accomplished?