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Criminal Investigations Course

Only $395.00

At the end of this 5 day training a Certificate in Criminal Investigations will be awarded to those that complete this course. Possessing this certificate is a great resume builder and aids when testifying in court, and demonstrates that you are trained in criminal investigations.

Topical coverage includes:

Computer and High Tech Crimes

  • cell and smartphones
  • dealing with computers and
  • digital evidence

Crimes against Persons

  • Sex assaults
  • rape
  • child sex assaults
  • special victims
  • victim advocates/SANE

Drug Crimes

  • Investigative techniques
  • Use of Informants

Death Investigations

  • Homicide
  • Natural Death
  • Medico-legal death investigations


  • Crime scene processing
  • available resources

Interview and Interrogation

  • a significant portion of the class will be dedicated to this important topic

Written Statement Analysis

Search Warrants

  • Affidavit of Probable Cause

Trial preparation

  • Trial
  • testifying
  • working with your DA
  • working with defense attorneys

Media Relations


Judge David Cashman, Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas

Cmndr. Ron Freeman,Pittsburgh Police Homicide ( ret.)

Chief Dennis Logan, Pittsburgh Police Homicide (ret.), Chief of Detectives Allegheny County District Attorney's Office

Senior Deputy Attorney General Laura Ditka, PA Attorney General's Office and former Deputy District Attorney Allegheny County District Attorney's Office

Special Agent Gregg Frankhouser, FBI - Pittsburgh

Asst. Chief Richard Ealing, Asst. Chief of Detectives Allegheny County District Attorney's Office

Michael Machen, Esquire, A practicing criminal defense attorney for 29 years and former Chief Public Defender of Allegheny County

Det. Dale Canofari, Pittsburgh Police Major Crimes, Homicide Squad

Lecturer and Program Coordinator, Det. Brian Kohlhepp, Ross Police, Ross Police Detective and Forensic Investigation Unit, also holds adjunct faculty positions at California University of PA, Point Park University and lecturer at John Jay College of Criminal Justice in NYC