Seminars and courses are hosted regularly. However, not all courses are being offered simultaneously so check out the current courses tab to see what is on the schedule.  Any of our courses can be offered if requested and minimum class size is achieved,   or if a hosting agency is requesting the training be brought to their agency.

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All Courses are Missouri POST accredited as well as ABMDI and ACFEI certified

for Continuing Education Credits 

List of  all Courses Offered Through  Death Investigation Training Academy

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Crime Scene Management

  • Death Scene Investigation for Patrol Officers 
  • EMS and First Responder Crime Scene Management 
  • Evidence Collection and Storage
  • Blood Spatter Analysis
  • Jail Confinement Deaths
  • Investigating Autoerotic Fatalities 
  • Responding to Chemical Suicide 
  • Investigating Fire Scene Deaths
  • Photography of Crime Scene (coming)

Investigator Development

  • Certified Criminal Investigator – (5 Days)
  • Medicolegal Death Investigator Level I  
  • Medicolegal Death Investigator Level II (coming)
  • Death Scene Investigation for New Detective 
  • CSI – Crime Scene Technician  Level I (coming)
  • Death Scene Investigation for Patrol Officers
  • Introduction to Serial Murder Investigation 
  • Forensic Entomology for the Field Investigator 
  • Conducting and Documenting an External Body Exam 
  • Investigating Autoerotic Fatalities  
  • Investigating Suicide and Self Harm Deaths 
  • Investigating Infant & Child Death 
  • Proper Death Notification Procedures 
  • Interview and Interrogation Skills  


  • Search and Seizure Law Concerning Crime Scenes
  • Miranda Rights Law

Forensic Training

  • Wound and Injury Identification
  • Determining Time of Death –  
  • Implications in Cause and Manner Rulings
  • Asphyxial Death – Classification and Causes  
  • Obtaining Body Fluid Evidence
  • CSI – Crime Scene Technician  Level I (coming)
  • Evidence Collection and Storage

Personnel and Management

  • Office Management and Organization
  • Building Better Teams
  • Conflict Resolution in Workplace
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Recognizing Compassion Fatigue (PTSD)
  • Ethics in Investigations

Emergency Room and EMS Staff

  • Understanding Evidence Rules
  • Coroner / Medical Examiner  Jurisdiction
  • EMS and First Responder Crime Scene Management