The International Homicide Investigators Association (IHIA) is conducting a Basic Homicide Investigators Course, sponsored by the Office of the Hampden District Attorney the Massachusetts State Police and the Federal Bureau of Investigation – Boston Division. This 5 day/40 hour course of instruction is scheduled for Monday May 21, 2018 thru Friday, May 25, 2017, at the Town Square Building 2ndFloor Conference Room located at 1500 Main Street Springfield, Massachusetts.
This program is designed to improve and enhance the abilities of the homicide investigator through the introduction of a core minimum standard of training, while also introducing updates, changes in the law and new advancements in science and technology.
Topics include: Responsibilities of the Homicide Investigator, Duties of the First Responder, Crime Scene Analysis, Homicide Types & Offender Motivation, Crime Scene processing, Role of the Coroner/Medical Examiner, Investigative Resources & Techniques, Serial Murder, Interview & Interrogation, Suspect development, Victimology, Case Management, Documentation & Report Writing, Media Relations, Prosecution & Legal Matters, Ethics, Stress Management.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND? Any Detective, Homicide Investigator, Crime Scene Technician, Coroner/Medical Examiner’s Office Investigator, Prosecutor or First Responder tasked with investigating homicides or other violent crime.
The Cost of this course is $350.00 per student, which includes all instructional materials and handouts, a one-year membership in the IHIA, Certificates, ID card and daily refreshments.
**SPECIAL GROUP RATE– Each individual department/agency registering 3 students paid in full will receive a 4thFULL TUITION FREE!!
For anyone traveling or interested in overnight accommodations, please contact the Sheraton Springfield Monarch Place Hotel One Monarch Place Springfield, Massachusetts. Reservations (888) 627-7126, Rate is $110 + tax mention International Homicide Investigators Association or use the link provided.https://www.starwoodmeeting.com/events/start.action?id=1712069386&key=2329D354 For online Registration and additional information, please visit our website at www.ihia.org or contact Detective Joe Rauch at the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office (609) 909-7786 / email:Rauch_j@ACPO.org,Trooper Jeffrey Burke at the Massachusetts State Police -Office of the Hampden District Attorney (413) 505-5947/ email:Jeffrey.firstname.lastname@example.org, or Supervisory Sr. Resident Agent Julia Cowleyat the Federal Bureau of Investigation – Boston Division/Springfield RA (413) 205-1701 / email: JACowley@fbi.gov