Homicide Investigations

Course Hours: 40.0 Hours

Course Description

The purpose of this course is to teach Officers the fundamentals of death and homicide investigations. Topics include the following: Fundamentals of Homicide Investigation, Homicide Scene Documentation, Medicolegal Concerns in Homicide Investigation, The Georgia Death Investigation Act, Reconstruction and Case Studies.


Officers must have completed Criminal Investigation Fundamentals or possess equivalent knowledge.

Who Should Attend

Officers must be one of the following: Georgia Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) Certified Peace Officer assigned to conduct death investigations, Georgia Fire Standards and Training certified as a State Fire Investigator, Coroner, Deputy Coroner, or Prosecutor.

Special Notes

Due to the sensitive nature of this material, this course is restricted to personnel employed by a public safety agency.

Start Date End Date Location (Hover for more information) Time Course Number Status
11/30/2020 12/04/2020 GPSTC, FORSYTH 08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. LPAA20775 Register
03/22/2021 03/26/2021 GPSTC, FORSYTH 08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. TBA Coming Soon
10/25/2021 10/29/2021 GPSTC, FORSYTH 08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. TBA Coming Soon