Death Investigation Training Academy Course Options

Seminars and courses are hosted regularly. However, not all courses are being offered simultaneously so check out the current course training schedule 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.

All Courses are Missouri POST approved for Continuing Education Credits and may also be approved by other National Accrediting Organizations.

List of  all Courses Offered Through  Death Investigation Training Academy

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

Investigator Development

  • Certified Criminal Investigator – (5 Days)
  • Medicolegal Death Investigation
  • Clandestine Grave and Surface Remain Recovery
  • Death Scene Investigation for New Detective
  • CSI – Crime Scene Technician
  • 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
  • Evidence Collection and Storage

Personnel and Management

  • Office Management and Organization
  • Building Better Teams
  • Conflict Resolution in the 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