This is a 4 day, 32 hour training module PLUS an online training module, which is included in the training fee. Once you've completed this training module, you will have access to the online course, Postmortem Injuries from Animals.
Training takes place in Rancho Cucamonga, CA.
To register for the symposium, please visit our registration page.
The symposium will introduce you to the modes and manner of death, the investigative aspects of the death scene, the laws governing the coroner's office and responsibilities, education requirements for investigators, specialized training, and what role forensic evidence plays in these events.
The Death Investigation Symposium is designed to provide students with an overview of the procedures of the Coroner’s Office in determining cause and manner of death. Students will study the techniques utilized in modern death investigations and become aware of the legal issues surrounding these activities. Laws governing the Coroner's Office, specific and general duties associated with death investigators, case management, scene processing, and modes of death will be discussed.
Other topics discussed include manner, cause and mechanism of death, gunshot wounds, motor vehicular deaths, and blunt force trauma.
Limited seating. Please register early.
There are 4 (four) 8 hour training days included in this module:
Saturday October 7, 2017
Saturday October 28, 2017
Saturday November 11, 2017
Saturday November 25, 2017
The course includes graphic scenes some may find disturbing.
Course instructor has over 10 years experience and currently works as an Coroner Investigator.
Each participant will receive a certificate of completion.
Although not required, previous training in forensic science or criminal justice is recommended.
The online course, Postmortem Injuries from Animals, is included in the registration fee of this training academy. You may find more information about the online course here