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CRIMINAL DEFENSE

INVESTIGATOR ACADEMY

 
Reserve your seat in the CDITC National Criminal Defense Investigation Academy! 
Attend and earn your "Black Belt" in Criminal Defense Investigation. 
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The CDITC National

Criminal Defense Investigator Academy 

The 2022 CDITC ACADEMY 
CDITC BEACHSIDE ACADEMY 

2022 CDITC National Criminal Defense
 Investigation Academy

 
October 17-21, 2022 

Call to Reserve a Seat!
1-800-465-5233 


Criminal Defense 
Investigation Academy

The Criminal Defense Investigation Training Council (CDITC) Class 2022

5 day Criminal Defense Investigation Academy scheduled for FALL 2022 on the Beach at the Hutchinson Island Courtyard MarriottJensen Beach, Hutchinson Island, Florida. 

Curriculum & Schedule 

The Component Method of Criminal Defense Investigation & Case Management / Fast Track 

 

The Component Method will be presented as an action plan to facilitate a comprehensive approach to the investigative process:

 

  1. Forensic Case Review & Analysis
  2. The Defendant Interview
  3. Crime Scene Examination
  4. Impeachment/Background Inquiries
  5. Witness Interviews
  6. Documentation & Report Writing 


Homicide - Motives, Methods, Classifications, for the Criminal Defense Investigator


Participants will engage the processes required to understand and apply the nuances of successfully conducting a homicide investigation on behalf of the defense.  Motives, Methods, and Classification of homicide cases will be discussed. 



    Forensic Science Applications for the Criminal Defense Investigator


    • Recognize forensic science needs and applications
    • Work with forensic science experts to recognize and develop evidence 
    • Critique of the crime scene and process of evidence collected
    • Understand blood spatter and blood stain analysis
    • Recognize finger print and impression evidence / hands on developing a print, powder, glue
    • Develop theories and question firearm function and use from a forensic perspective

     

    Note: Completion of the two day forensic science program will qualify participants to take the test and earn the Certified Forensic Science Investigation (CFSI) Designation. 


    Mitigation Investigation 


    Participants will engage the processes required to successfully accomplish the penalty phase demands relative to mitigation investigation efforts for all types of cases including capital death cases and post-conviction relief.  

     

    • Mitigation Protocols
    • Records Recovery
    • Life History Reconstruction
    • Interviewing Mitigation Witnesses
    • Theme Development
    • Working with Experts
    • Case Study – Example


     

    Training Schedule


    Monday       - Component Method / Fast Track 

    Tuesday      - Homicide - Motives, Methods, and

                           Classification

    Wednesday - Forensic Science Applications 1

    Thursday     - Forensic Science Applications 2 

    Friday          - Mitigation Investigation 


    TUITION 

    5 Day Program Early Registration Discount

    $895.00

    1 Day Component Method & Homicide Early Registration Discount

    $375.00

    2 Day Forensic Science Program Early Registration

    $375.00

    1 Day Mitigation Investigation Early Registratrion

    $195.00


    CDITC MEMBERS:  Call for CDITC Member Discount 1-800-465-5233. 

    2 Day Forensic Sciene Program Early Registration

    $375.00

    2 Day Forensic Sciene Program Early Registration

    $375.00

    1 Day Homicide Program Early Registratrion

    $195.00

    1 Day Homicide Program Early Registratrion

    $195.00

    RESERVE YOUR SEAT NOW!  
    Download, Complete and Return the Registration Form

    5 Day Program Early Registration Discount

    $895.00

    1 Day Component Method & Homicide

    $375.00

    2 Day Forensic Science Program Early Registration

    $375.00

    Mitigation Investigation

    $195.00

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    Criminal Defense Investigation Training Coucil

    Start Date: Sunday, October 16, 2022
    End Date: Friday, October 21, 2022

    Last Day to Book: Friday, September 16, 2022


    Hotel(s) offering your special group rate:
    • Courtyard Hutchinson Island Oceanside/Jensen Beach for 125 USD per night
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