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Investigation and Prosecution of Cold Case Homicides - NCJTC

Class Length: 16 hours
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Register 3/29/20233/30/20230830 - 1630Denton Public Safety Training Center
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Improve investigative techniques and prosecutorial efforts needed to successfully decipher unresolved and cold cases. Explore essential investigative, forensic and prosecution methodologies through the dissection of actual cases, best practice examples, interactive discussions, and contemporary resources. Learn proven strategies to avoid complications that are detrimental to the prosecution of cold cases. Discuss practices relevant to the establishment and maintenance of an efficient cold case unit.


Is This Training For You?


  • Crime Analysis Team Members
  • Forensic Service Units
  • Coroners and Medical Examiners
  • Law Enforcement
  • Prosecutors




This course is accredited by the American Board of Medicolegal Death Investigators (ABMDI). For information concerning continuing education units, please view our policies page.

What's In It For You

The cold case course is instructed by a proven team who has afforded scores of family members as well as the original investigative teams, with investigative and prosecutorial focus. This focus has resulted in resolved cases that had been considered closed, suspended or forgotten.

Past participants had this to say...
"Combining a prosecutorial perspective with cold case investigations was great!"
"I really enjoyed the interaction and networking with other investigators/agencies from around the country."
"Excellent instructors with vast knowledge. They provided great tips to use in cold case investigations."
"I learned new methods of DNA extraction that will assist me immediately with a cold case I am working on!"
"The training really made me think- It gave me some new ideas and great leads."
"Instructors are knowledgeable and passionate about the investigation and prosecution—they provided great insight and guidance!"