Lead Homicide Investigator

Registrations are closed for this event
Date: Monday, April 15, 2019
Ends On: Friday, April 19, 2019
Registration Deadline: Friday, April 12, 2019
Time: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Instructor Location:
Jacksonville Regional Training Center
940 Hoagland Road
Jacksonville, IL 62650
Instructor: Lou Tessman, CFI; Jeff Pavletic & Carol Gudbrandsen of Wicklander-Zulawski Associates, Inc.
Member's Fee: $0
Non-Member & Civilian Fee: $0


Meets the following mandated training requirements:

Lead Homicide Investigator Certification, Cultural Competency, Civil Rights, Human Rights,

Constitutional & Proper Use Authority, & Procedural Justice

Using actual investigations, this program uses a diverse combination of homicide case studies to provide strategic tactics to establish guilt and prosecute the offenders.  Participants work through cases from the moment of arrival until their conclusion.  This program provides the structure and methods to successfully close cases.


· Multiple Methods of Interviewing                 

· Manage & Evaluate the Crime Scene

· Development of COLD CASE Leads

      · Miranda + Electronic Readings               

      · Collecting & Viewing Digital Evidence

· 4th Amendment–Search & Seizure

· 5th Amendment–Evidence, GSR

· Effective Courtroom Testimony

· Death Notifications

· Investigative Tactics

· Criminal Interview & Interrogation

· Cell Phone & Computer Analysis

· Handling the News Media

· TASK FORCE Operations            

· Report Writing

· False Confessions