Course Syllabus

This course is a comprehensive overview of the essential disciplines and techniques used by certified Private Investigators.

Topics covered in this course:

I. Attorney/Investigator Relationship

A. Communication
B. Investigative Report – Authoring and Delivering
C. Role of the Investigator

II. Burden of Proof & Elements of the Crime

A. Elements
B. Lesser Included Offenses
C. Mens Rea and Actus Reus

III. Discovery

A. Items Included in Discovery
B. Obtaining Items Not Included in Discovery
C. Best Practices – Organizing Discovery

IV. Investigations

A. Witnesses
B. Interviewing Witnesses
C. Crime Scene Investigation
D. Evidence Preservation

V. Experts

A. Types of Expert Witnesses
B. The Role of Investigator in Expert Retention
C. Best Practices – Selecting an Expert
D. Best Practices – Working with Expert

VI. Crime Scene

A. Types of Crime Scenes
B. Method of Investigation
C. Crime Scene Documentation
D. Best Practices – Crime Scene Investigation and Evidence Preservation

Register for this Course
Length: 1 Hour or 2 Hours
Cost: $79.99 or $99.99
Virtual Course: Link Provided

Click the date and time of the course you want to attend. Fill in the required registration form and make a payment to secure your place.

You will receive an email confirmation with detailed instructions about the course, and when you will receive your virtual course link.

Classes are limited in size. There are no refunds if you fail to attend.

Class has been approved for 1.0 – 2.0 continuing education units by the Alabama Private Investigator Board.

Certificates are issued immediately upon attending and completing the course.  Participants must stay for the duration of the course to receive the certificate.

Prices subject to change.