COURSE DESCRIPTION:  This course is designed to provide the new investigator with a comprehensive examination of the skills, tools and techniques required to conduct successful criminal investigations. The law enforcement investigator will gain an understanding of how to utilize the techniques and tools learned in order to conduct a lawful and proper criminal investigation with an emphasis placed on interview and interrogation, evidence collection, and crime scene preservation.

Topics include:   

  • Introduction to Criminal Investigations
  • Investigating Sex Offenses
  • Investigating a Robbery
  • Burglary
  • Death Investigations
  • Checklist for Homicide Investigators
  • Arson and Explosive Evidence
  • Physical and Trace Evidence
  • Fingerprint Evidence
  • Tool mark Evidence
  • Firearm Evidence
  • Shoeprint and Tire Impressions
  • Crime Scene Preservation and Documentation
  • Crime Scene Processing
  • Investigative Sources
  • Interviewing Victims and Witnesses
  • Conducting an Interrogation
  • Introduction to DNA
  • Crime Scene Photography
  • Conducting Surveillance
  • Case File Preparation
  • Courtroom Testimony


COURSE GOALThe goal of this course is to provide the law enforcement investigator with time tested and cutting edge investigative tactics and techniques that will allow the investigator to conduct a proper and lawful criminal investigation leading to arrest and successful prosecution of criminal offenders.  

INSTRUCTOR:   James C. Lilley - The Director of Global Police Solutions, LLC, Jim brings with him over twenty-five years of law enforcement experience both Nationally and Internationally. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice as well as an ICITAP Master Instructor certification, and is a member of the International Law Enforcement Educators and Trainers Association. Jim is well diversified in law enforcement, and has served in such supervisory and management roles as a Corporal, Detective, Major Level Narcotics Task Force Agent, Detective Sergeant, Patrol Sergeant, Training Sergeant and as a Training Division Commander/Lieutenant. While serving four years in Iraq with the police training mission, Jim served as a Senior Mentor, Lead Trainer, Training Center Support Team Leader, and as the Acting Regional Commander for AAB 5, Southern Iraq where he received a Certificate of Appreciation for Dedication and Initiative from Lieutenant General Helmick, USA, Commanding General, Multi-National Security Transition Command-Iraq. Jim is dedicated to presenting professional, Hands On law enforcement training, and encourages students by engaging them in class and group discussions. Come experience the Global Police Solutions way of advanced law enforcement training. Your officers will gain the skills, knowledge, and techniques required to motivate themselves and inspire other officers, as well as the communities they serve.

Global Police Solutions, LLC is an approved advanced law enforcement training provider throughout the United States and Abroad.

“Professional Training for Today’s Law Enforcement”


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Event Properties

Event Date 03-18-2024 8:00 am
Event End Date 03-22-2024 5:00 pm
Registration Start Date 10-12-2023
Capacity 35
Cut off date 03-15-2024
Individual Price $549.00
Location Lafayette County Sheriff's Department
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