Course detail: Case Management and Affidavit Preparation
The purpose of an investigation is to build upon available evidence and information to prove the elements of a particular crime. The investigation should lead to the apprehension of offenders and/or recovery of property through effective gathering, evaluation and documentation of facts. The investigation may lead to the arrest and successful prosecution of the case and/or recovery of stolen property.
This course will cover the various aspects of case management including case prioritization, follow-up investigations, documentation, time management, developing contacts and working with prosecutors. Attendees will be required to actively participate in classroom discussion and share information and ideas on how to approach building case files and preparing for criminal prosecutions.
Participants will employ best practices as they investigate any crime from its beginning to its eventual disposition, either as an individual, or as part of an investigatory team.
Participants will understand the need to prioritize assigned cases and utilize good case management practices.
Participants will be able to recognize detailed, accurate case documentation.
Participants will understand the need to develop a working relationship with prosecuting attorneys.
Participants will discuss how to build case files for effective prosecutions.
Participants will identify various investigative resources such as computer data bases, personal contacts with LEO's from other agencies and jurisdictions, etc.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND:
Law Enforcement Officers striving to move into an Investigator/Detective role
100% Attendance and Participation
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