R2 Homicide Investigation – Southern Police Institute

Course Number: R2 280

SPI Homicide Investigation 2021

Description:

SPI’s HOMICIDE INVESTIGATION course provides participants with the knowledge, skills, and abilities required to conduct competent and complete homicide/death investigations.

Dates: November 8-19 2021

Time: 0800 – 1700

Credit Hours: 80

Location:

Nampa Police Department
820 2nd Street South
Nampa, Idaho 83651

Cost: $1295 Discounted rate if paid by cash or check / $1334 If paid by credit card payable to the Southern Police Institute

(Attendees are responsible for meals, travel, and/or lodging)

Deadline: November 7th, 2020

Registration Details: DO NOT send registration to POST

Register Online
www.louisville.edu/spi

For More Information
Contact: Phone: 502-852-6561
E-mail: mailspi@louisville.edu

Remarks:

For additional information regarding the training facility or local accommodations, email Jason Cantrell at cantrellj@cityofnampa.us or call 208-761-9182.

R4 Forensic Handwriting Examination Workshop- Blackfoot

Course Number: R4228L

Course Description:

This workshop reviews the key principles of document examination with special attention given to handwriting identification and forgery detection. The fundamental concepts and techniques of handwriting identification are thoroughly covered, and other aspects of document examination including ink analysis, paper analysis, and typewriter and computer generated fonts are briefly discussed. Because the course follows a systematic approach, upon completion, each student will be able to properly examine handwriting and forgery cases from start to finish.

Dates: November 16-18, 2021

Times: 0800-1700

Credit Hours: 24

Location: Bingham County Sheriff’s Office, 501 N. Maple. St., Blackfoot, ID 83221

Cost: $425.00

(Attendees are responsible for meals, travel, and/or lodging)

Deadline:

Instructor(s): Roy Fenoff

Remarks: To register for this course, contact Bingham CSO Detective Mike Marvin at 208-782-3064 or email at mmarvin@co.bingham.id.us

R2 Interview and Interrogations for Investigators and Patrol Officers

Course Number:  227

Description:   Interview and Interrogation for Investigators and Patrol Officers

Best Practices
Miranda, case law, and documenting interviews.

Profile of a Successful Interviewer
Basic skills needed for an interview and interrogation.
Posture, eye contact, tone of voice, and building rapport.

Interview preparation
Room setting, case preparation, and background investigation.

The Interview Process
Question formulation, the don’ts of interviewing, telephone interviews, the cognitive interview, memory retrieval techniques, and corroboration process.

Behavioral Symptom Analysis
Physiological and psychological principles of behavior symptom analysis, and distinguishing deceptive response.

Behavioral Analysis Interview
A questioning process to elicit verbal and non-verbal indicators of truthful and deceptive responses.

The Interrogation Process
Interrogation theme, handling denials, signs of surrender, alternatives, and false confessions.

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Date:  October 12 – 14, 2021

Time:   0800-1700

Credit Hours:    24 hours

Location:    

Nampa Police Department
820 2nd Street South
Nampa, Idaho 83651

 

COST:   385.00  Payable to  PATC Public Agency Training Council

(Attendees are responsible for meals, travel, and/or lodging)

Deadline:  October 11, 2021

Instructor:   Tim Randall  PATC

Registration   E-mail   Jason Cantrell  at  cantrellj@cityofnampa.us
or call  208-761-9182

Remarks:   Do not send registrations to POST.

For additional information regarding the training facility or local accommodations, contact Sgt. Jason Cantrell;
email
cantrellj@cityofnampa.us or call 208-761-9182

 

R2 Background Investigations for Police Applicants

Course Number:  228G

Description:   Background  Investigations for Police Applicants

This 12-hour course will enable investigators to uncover more about an applicant’s past. Through a systematic approach to an investigation, participants will become better prepared to spot important discrepancies. Topics include: 

  • ANALYSIS TECHNIQUES • BUILDING A LIFE HISTORY
  • FEDERAL REQUIREMENTS • VERIFICATION TECHNIQUES
  • MILITARY RECORDS • DOCUMENTATION CRITERIA
  • FRAUDULENT DOCUMENTS • REFERENCES
  • LEGAL ISSUES • SOCIAL NETWORKING LAWS
  • BACKGROUND REPORT • MINIMUM STANDARDS

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Date:  August 26 – 27, 2021

Time:   0800-1700  day 1   0800-noon day 2

Credit Hours:    12 hours

Location:    

Nampa Police Department
820 2nd Street South
Nampa, Idaho 83651

 

COST:   385.00  Payable to  LES Law Enforcement Seminars, LLC

(Attendees are responsible for meals, travel, and/or lodging)

Deadline:  August 25, 2021

Instructor:   

Aaron Hamish
Thomas Ward

Registration   E-mail   Jason Cantrell  at  cantrellj@cityofnampa.us
or call  208-761-9182

Remarks:   Do not send registrations to POST.

For additional information regarding the training facility or local accommodations, contact Sgt. Jason Cantrell;
email
cantrellj@cityofnampa.us or call 208-761-9182

 

R4 Advanced Criminal Interview and Interrogation- Idaho Falls

Course Number: R4227

Course Description:

Utilize practical exercises, new concepts/techniques and psychological principles to enhance the law enforcement officer’s ability to obtain legally acceptable confessions and to tailor their criminal interviews for maximum advantage.

This comprehensive workshop teaches a broad range of proven techniques to help you identify the truth and obtain quicker admissions from the guilty and close more successful cases.

The techniques discussed in this program will have application in all types of polygraph and investigative interviews an individual conducts where truthfulness is critical. This includes, but is not limited to interviewing victims and witnesses, as well as individuals suspected of being involved in acts of wrongdoing. This interactive workshop allows participants to work through actual case studies applying techniques taught by the instructor in real-world situations.

Practice your interview and interrogation skills in a workshop environment, learn to assess verbal and non-verbal behavior and become more effective on the focus of an investigation and obtaining reliable information.  Gather a variety of non-confrontational interview and interrogation techniques to overcome resistance of victims, witnesses and criminal offenders.

SEMINAR TOPICS INCLUDE:

· Causes of Denials

· Dealing with Difficult Subjects

· Cognitive Interviewing

· The Participatory Method

· Development of the Admission

WHO SHOULD ATTEND:

This is ideal for Police Officers, Detectives, Investigators, Prosecutors, Major Crime Task Force Members, Coroners, Medical Examiners, and First Responders. To register for this program, a participant must have previously attended the WZ Seminar on Criminal Interview & Interrogation or other formal interview and interrogation training.

BECOME MORE EFFICIENT AND EFFECTIVE IN:

· Communicating and building trust with community members

· Choosing the most appropriate method for each case and subject

· Obtaining the truth more quickly and accurately

· Substantiating and closing more successful investigations

· Ensuring statements will be admissible at trial

Pre-requisite

Attendees must have successfully completed the WZ Seminar on Criminal Interview and Interrogation.

Dates: August 20, 2021

Times: 0800-1600

Credit Hours: 7

Location: Idaho Falls Police Department Training Annex, 740 Park Ave., Idaho Falls, ID 83402

Cost: Early registration (ends May 17)- $270, Regular price (ends July 20)- $295, Late price $315

(Attendees are responsible for meals, travel, and/or lodging)

Deadline:

Instructor(s): Wicklander-Zulawski Instructor Tom McGreal

Remarks: To register for this course call 800-222-7789 or click the REGISTER LINK

R4 Criminal Interview and Interrogation- Idaho Falls

Course Number: R4227

Course Description:

This 3-day seminar is designed to teach and reinforce the sound fundamentals of the interview and interrogation process for the professional investigator.  This training course offers a broad range of cutting-edge methods and proprietary tools to conduct more effective interviews and interrogations, resulting in identifying the truth more efficiently and with less resistance.

Learn to assess verbal and non-verbal behavior and become more effective on the focus of an investigation and obtaining reliable information.  Gather a variety of non-confrontational interview and interrogation techniques to overcome the resistance of victims, witnesses, and criminal offenders.

Using actual investigations, this course offers a diverse collection of case studies to provide strategic tactics to establish guilt and prosecute the offenders.

SEMINAR TOPICS INCLUDE:

· Room Setting and Preparation

· Interpretation of Verbal and Physical  Behavior

· Selective Interview Technique

· Fact-Finding Interview

· The Participatory Method

· False Confessions

· WZ Non-Confrontational Method

· Rationalizations

· Handling Denials

· Enticement Questions

· Development & Substantiation of the Confessions

· Elements of the Written and Formal Statements

WHO SHOULD ATTEND:

This course applies specifically to agencies whose personnel may be called upon to interview or interrogate suspects, victims, informants or witnesses of criminal activity. Investigators and associated law enforcement professionals conducting these inquiries will learn to apply interview and interrogation techniques that most often will uncover the truth and bring these cases to a successful conclusion.

BECOME MORE EFFICIENT AND EFFECTIVE IN:

· Communicating and building trust with community members

· Choosing the most appropriate method for each case and subject

· Obtaining the truth more quickly and accurately

· Substantiating and closing more successful investigations

· Ensuring statements will be admissible at trial

Dates: August 17-19, 2021

Times: 0800-1600

Credit Hours: 21

Location: Idaho Falls Police Department Training Annex, 740 Park Ave., Idaho Falls, ID 83402

Cost: Early registration (ends May 17)- $470, Regular price (ends July 20)- $495, Late price $515

(Attendees are responsible for meals, travel, and/or lodging)

Deadline:

Instructor(s): Wicklander-Zulawski Instructor Tom McGreal

Remarks: To register for this course call 800-222-7789 or click the REGISTER LINK

R4 Child Sexual Abuse Investigations- Idaho Falls

Course Number: R4210

Course Description:

This twenty-four (24) hours block of training is for professionals that are responders or investigators who responds to these complex calls that could take the professional on a stressful, emotional and personal journey.

Who Should Attend?

Professionals that will benefit from this training are law enforcement supervisors, training officers, patrol officers, investigators, new juvenile investigators, SRO, child protective services, CART Teams, District Attorneys and advocacy personnel.

Course Description:

We will look into this brutal crime and focus on the dynamics of child sex abuse. We will explain the differences between the different types of molesters and pedophiles that we will come in contact with everyday while working these cases. Incest and child prostitution will be looked into to show that these crimes are occurring more frequently than many want to believe. In the Psychological Makeup of Predators section of the training, we will examine several types of molesters and determine what is going on in their minds when they are in the awareness stage, fantasy stage, stalking stage and eventually the molestation stage. All these topics will be covered and a lot more.

Dates: November 3-5, 2021

Times: 0800-1700

Credit Hours: 24

Location: Bonneville County Sheriff’s Office, 577 D St., Idaho Falls, ID 83402

Cost: $300.00

(Attendees are responsible for meals, travel, and/or lodging)

Deadline:

Instructor(s): Brent Tharpe

Remarks: To Register For This Course:

Go to www.tharpeconsulting.com and click on the Event Calendar or contact Brent Tharpe at 731-287-1962.

Make Checks Payable To:

Tharpe Consulting, checks can be mailed to 325 Burch Rd. – Dyersburg, TN 38024. We also accept credit cards through PayPal. All attendees will receive a training manual and a certificate of completion.

Hotel Information:  

Residence Inn by Marriott Idaho Falls – 635 West Broadway – Idaho Falls, ID 83402 – 208-542-0000 – $96.00 + tax – to get rate, ask for a room from Tharpe Consulting block of rooms.

R2-227 Reid Investigative Interview and Interrogation-Boise-040621

Course Number:  R2 -227

Description: The Reid Technique of Investigative Interviewing & Advanced Interrogation

A 4-day comprehensive program on THE REID TECHNIQUE® process. We have integrated all of our material from our standard 3-day program and our 1-day advanced program into a single presentation using one outline book to give participants a complete presentation of THE REID TECHNIQUE®.
LEARN HOW TO:
Interpret verbal and non-verbal behavior to assess the credibility of a victim, witness or suspect’s statements.
How to use behavior provoking questions in the interview process.

How to use THE REID NINE STEPS OF INTERROGATION® to:

Develop interrogation strategies
Develop themes (persuasive statements)
Develop the alternative question to elicit the first admission
Handle the more defiant subject and ‘overcome objections’; address the subject’s fears; move past the subject’s denials and motivate the subject to want to tell the truth.

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Date:    April 6-9, 2021

Time:   0800-1500

Credit Hours:  24 hours

Location:    

Boise Police Department
Sawtooth Auditorium
333 North Mark Stall Place
Boise, Idaho 83704

 

COST:     $575.00    Payable to Reid & Associates

Early registration: Before March 6—$525 (Code EARLY$50)

(Attendees are responsible for meals, travel, and/or lodging)

Deadline:    March 30, 2021

Instructor:  TBD

Registration Details:   REGISTER ONLINE www.reid.com

for further assistance contact Julie Rock 855-479-3959 or e-mail  jrock@reid.com


Remarks:    Do not send registrations to POST.

For training facility information or hotel recommendations,
e-mail
or call Julie Rock Reid & Associates

or e-mail Boise PD LE Training Coordinator;  Desiree LeClair

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Course Number:  R-227

Description: The Reid Technique of Investigative Interviewing & Advanced Interrogation

A 4-day comprehensive program on THE REID TECHNIQUE® process. We have integrated all of our material from our standard 3-day program and our 1-day advanced program into a single presentation using one outline book to give participants a complete presentation of THE REID TECHNIQUE®.
LEARN HOW TO:
Interpret verbal and non-verbal behavior to assess the credibility of a victim, witness or suspect’s statements.
How to use behavior provoking questions in the interview process.

How to use THE REID NINE STEPS OF INTERROGATION® to:

Develop interrogation strategies
Develop themes (persuasive statements)
Develop the alternative question to elicit the first admission
Handle the more defiant subject and ‘overcome objections’; address the subject’s fears;
move past the subject’s denials and motivate the subject to want to tell the truth.

Date:

Time:   0800-1500

Credit Hours:  hours

Location:    

 

COST:     $575.00    Payable to Reid & Associates

(Attendees are responsible for meals, travel, and/or lodging)

Deadline:  May 11, 2020

Instructor:

Registration Details:   REGISTER ONLINE www.reid.com

for further assistance contact Julie Rock 588-479-3959 or e-mail  jrock@reid.com


Remarks:   

Do not send registrations to POST.

For training facility information or hotel recommendations,
e-mail
or call

 

R4 Shooting Incident Reconstruction- chubbuck

Course Number: R4228E

Course Description:

Modern investigators are frequently faced with the investigation of incidents involving the discharge of firearms.  Whether the incident is a criminal act, an act of self-defense, or the use of deadly force by law enforcement, the outcome of these investigations often has far-reaching consequences.  It is essential that investigators effectively and accurately analyze these scenes so facts surrounding these incidents can be demonstrated in a court of law or where otherwise required.

This comprehensive 5-day (40-hour), Shooting Incident Reconstruction course is specially designed for case officers/investigators, forensic technicians, crime scene analysts, and others involved in shooting incident analysis.  Through both lecture and practical exercises, students will learn and practice shooting scene reconstruction methodologies and evaluate positions and evidentiary relationships between the shooter, scene, victim and other evidence.

All main concepts are reinforced through hands-on practical exercises using historically-based case scenarios.  * Includes exercises conducted at a shooting range.

Class Requirements:

Course is designed to develop knowledge and hands-on experience for shooting incident scene analysis.    Prior investigative or crime scene experience and attendance at a previous Crime Scene Reconstruction Course is recommended but not required.  Attendees should bring a camera for documenting evidence and an electronic device with USB connection, preferably a laptop computer, to access and save digital handouts, case materials, and fillable forms used in lecture and practical exercises.

​Classroom and firearms range instruction and practical exercises include:

  • Firearms and ammunition design and function
  • Physics of projectile motion
  • Proper identification, documentation and organization of firearms-related evidence
  • Gunshot wound ballistics and interrelationships of wounds and other evidence
  • Determining muzzle to target distances
  • Mathematics for trajectory analysis in crime scenes
  • Application of the scientific method to field analysis
  • Reconstructing the shooting event through recognizing and correlating evidentiary relationships between evidence in the scene, forensic analyses, and subject/witness statements
  • *Trajectory analysis through rodding, laser, trigonometry and stringing
  • *Demonstration and analysis of bullet interactions with various materials including glass, metal, concrete, wood, motor vehicles, bone and dirt.  Commonly held perceptions will be challenged

This course has been approved for the following certification/re-certification training credits: IAI Crime Scene Certification Board – 40 and IAI Forensic Photography Certification Board – 2.

Dates: June 21-25, 2021

Times: 0800-1700

Credit Hours: 40

Location: Chubbuck Police Department, 5160 Yellowstone Ave., Chubbuck, ID 83202

Cost: $649.00

(Attendees are responsible for meals, travel, and/or lodging)

Deadline:

Instructor(s): Garry Graff, Iris Graff,

Remarks: To register for this course, click the following link- https://www.tritechtraining.com/062121-SIR.html download the printable forms and follow the registration directions.

Recommended hotel-

La Quinta Hotel
1440 Bench Roa
Pocatello, ID 83201
208-234-7500

Booking Rate: $99 per night plus tax – Single/Double Occupancy

​Booking Info: Please call the hotel and mention the Shooting Reconstruction group to receive this special rate. Block expires 30 days in advance of the course.