From the moment a human body is discovered, there are many potential causes, factors, and circumstances that must be considered in completing a thorough criminal investigation and potential prosecution. This online course addresses the procedures for conducting investigations of various types of human death and the investigator's role throughout the investigative process.
This course meets the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) requirements Texas Forensic Science Academy Death Investigation Course #40059.
There are no prerequisites for this course.
Course Completion Requirements
- The mandatory completion/duration period for this eCourse is 90 days from the registration date.
- Participants will have three attempts to pass the final examination.
- To complete this course you are required to have a computer with internet access.
Online Course Technical Requirements
- Broadband Internet Connection Using Current Browser - Microsoft Edge is not a supported browser
Recommended: Mozilla Firefox 30 or higher, Google Chrome 37 or higher
Alternatives: Internet Explorer 10 or higher, Safari 7 or higher
- Apple Quicktime Player 10 or higher
- Adobe Acrobat Reader 10 or higher
- Adobe Flash 11 or higher
To meet attendance requirements, participants must review
each training module and complete all required course assignments, activities,
quizzes, and/or end of course exam.
TopicsAutopsy, laboratory, and specialist capabilities +Body of evidence +Child death +Death investigation procedures+Decedents in a hospital setting+Investigating specific types of death+Medical examiner and coroner systems +Stress +Stress management+Time of death estimation and post-mortem processes+Types of trauma
Law enforcement and non-commissioned personnel assigned to
investigative tasks and duties such as crime scene investigators, fire
investigators, detectives, medicolegal death investigators, patrol officers,
corrections officers and forensic nurses
Continuing Education and Professional Credits1 CEUs
Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE)+ACE+Indiana Law Enforcement Academy (ILEA)+Oklahoma Council on Law Enforcement Education and Training (CLEET)+Texas Education Agency (TEA)
- After registering online for this course, you will receive an email with instructions for getting started. If you do not receive a confirmation within one hour, please contact us at (979) 845-6677 or firstname.lastname@example.org
- This course is Pre-Certified for Online Training by the Indiana Law Enforcement Academy (ILEA), 35-6000-158-103(T1-06.02.06.PCOT.010). If completing this course for ILEA credit please complete this Pre-Certification of Online Training form.
- Refunds are not available for eLearning courses, nor may a course be transferred from one customer to another.