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Homicide Investigation, Course #0240
Updated 11/29/12

Course Description:

This class is 40 hours in length and is intended as a basic, fundamental course on homicide investigation. Course content includes:

  • Elements of basic homicide investigation
  • A murder investigation mode
  • Murder scene analysis
  • Crime lab resources
  • Id procedures and wound recognition
  • Laws of homicide
  • Child abuse murder investigations
  • Crime scene assessment
  • Interviewing murderers
  • Case reviews and analysis

Prerequisite:   Currently designated by agency as major crimes detective/investigator.

Dress Code & Identification:

  • Uniforms, agency logo clothing or business casual attire is appropriate for classroom wear.
  • Visible Agency official ID is recommended (badges / agency IDs) while on campus.

Cost:  $100

Cancellation/No Show:

  • Deadline: If, for any reason, it becomes necessary to cancel the application, you must notify the Registrar via email  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it 7 Days prior to class.
  • Fee: $50 or course fee, whichever is greater.


  • 7:00 am-5:00 pm (4-10's)
  • Monday-Thursday
  • Dates and locations listed below

***Is this class full or not available???? Please complete the Course Interest Survey. Please Note: This is not a waiting list.  You will not be contacted by WSCJTC unless there is enough interest to generate a class being scheduled.  At that time we will contact everyone that has shown interest so that applications can be submitted.

Application Form:

WSCJTC Application Form (Word)

WSCJTC Application Form (PDF)

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