Course detail: Case Management and Affidavit Preparation

Course Description
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. 

Core Competency
  • 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.      

Course Objectives
  • 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. 

Instructional Methods
  • Lecture 
  • Discussion 
  • Case review 

Who Should Attend:  
  • Law Enforcement Officers striving to move into an Investigator/Detective role
  • Investigators/Detectives 

Course Requirements
  • 100% Attendance and Participation
Fitness level necessary for successful completion:
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 Session Information: LE23157F (1 seats (3%) remaining)

Schedule: Every day, starting on 02/06/23 and ending on 02/06/23
Only 4 days left to register!
Times: 08:00am-05:00pm CST


Please dress in layers as the temperature in the room may be difficult to adjust. Participants are responsible for their own travel, meals and lodging.


Name Additional Resources
Gregory Wilson

Facility Detail

Johnson County Regional Police Academy
12345 College Blvd
Overland Park, KS 66210

Cancellation Policy

A refund less a $15.00 cancellation fee will be assessed for all cancellations made in writing prior to 10 days before the start of the event. After that time, no refunds will be made.