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Police Academy and In-Service Training

August Training 

Homicide and Crime Scene Management

This three day investigation course instructs & consults fellow members of law enforcement at each level in the successful investigation and prosecution of violent offenders.  Because of its unique presentation and course content, this continues to be one of the most requested and popular death investigation training courses available today.

Those who attend will learn to develop successful crime scene strategies that will afford them the best opportunity to properly document a violent crime scene and have analyzed the very probative evidence that will eventually lead them down the path of truth.  This course also teaches and stresses proper crime scene protocol that will ensure the thorough process and documentation of any homicide scene, which often is followed by the arrest of the offender and successful prosecution.

Presented by INSIDE THE TAPE:    Homicide and Crime Scene Management Training.  David Newman spent (15) years in the Homicide & Forensics Bureau of the Norfolk, Virginia Police Department.  He has been involved in over 350 death investigations and high profile homicides.  Several cases handled by David have received national attention and have been studied by the National Center for the Analysis of Violent Crimes in Quantico, Virginia.

Topics Covered:

Crime Scene Management Models Related to Death Investigation

Sources of Crime Scene Contamination & Prevention

Media Influence over Trials and Jury Perception

Evaluation of the 911 Call

Seven Homicide Investigation Objectives

Victimology and Immediate Lead Indicators

Medical-Legal Death Investigation

Primary & Secondary Crime Scenes

Crime Scene Event Reconstruction

Crime Scene Evaluation to include Canvassing

Case Reviews

DNA Review and Touch Evidence

SIDS Review and Infant Homicide Scene

Cold Case Investigation Strategies

Dates:    August 18 - 20, 2015

Times:    08:00 am - 04:00 pm

Location:    Mott College - Northern Tier, 4082 W. Vienna Rd, Clio MI 48420

Cost:    LEORTC Members - Prepaid         Non-Members - $285.00 per person

             Delta College Consortium Members:    $200.00 per person  (Register @ 989-686-9176)

Registration:    Call the LEORTC at (810)-232-2654 or email registration to



MCOLES Speed Measurement Operator Course

MCOLES approved course of training which will certify licensed police officers to operate traffic RADAR and traffic LIDAR instruments.  The course of training consists of one day of classroom instruction, 24 hours of field exercises followed by two more days of classroom instruction. Successful completion of this course will certify officers as RADAR/LIDAR operators

Course Dates:    August 28, 2015, then after 24 hours of field exercise on own

                             November 5 & 6, 2015

Course Time:    8:00 am to 5:pm each date

Course Instructor:    Delbert Zimmerman

Course Location:    Delta College, Room C-111

Course Fee:    Non-Consortium             New:         $285.00 per person

                                                                 Re-Cert:    $95.00 per person

                    Delta College Consortium Members:    $0.00 per person

Required Equipment:    Patrol car equipped with radar unit on third day

MCOLES Registered

Registration Deadline:    August 21, 2015

Download registration form PDF



Motor Vehicle Electronic Insurance Verification (EIV) Overview & Counterfeit Insurance Certificate Recognition for Law Enforcement

This investigative training course is the only MCOLES certified law enforcement training course of it's kind in the State of Michigan.  The course is an investigative guide that provides law enforcement officers with an expert overview of the newly implemented LEIN accessed motor vehicle Electronic Insurance Verification (EIV) system, as well as recognition techniques for counterfeit insurance certificates.  Attendees will be briefed with actual successful case study information that will assist them with recognizing the associated criminal activity, and providing best practices for criminal prosecution of those individuals engaged in this type of criminal activity.

The instructor will use hands-on materials such as actual seized counterfeit insurance documents that have been presented to law enforcement on the street.  The classroom course will be presented via PowerPoint presentation.

Course Dates:    August 12, 2015

Course Times:    09:00 am - 12:00 pm

Course Instructors:    D/Sgt. Kyle McPhee                                     

Course Location:    Delta College,  Room F-027

                                  1961 Delta Rd, University Center MI  48710

                                   989-686-9108  Tom Gillman

Course Fees:    FREE to MCOLES certified police officers, DNR, Motor Carrier, & Federal agents

MCOLES Certified

Registration:    Please pre-register with D/Sgt. Kyle McPhee via email at

                   or via tx/text at 517-749-4188


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