within the Council is now available to all those seeking education and
training within the discipline of criminal defense investigation.
Professionals such as educators, public defender investigators,
private investigators, mitigation specialists, criminologists, forensic
experts, polygraphists, paralegals, and students are welcome and
encouraged to join.
MEMBERSHIPS: $ 50.00 annually
DEFENDER AGENCIES: $ 250.00
CERTIFICATION APPLICATION: $
Click here to download a .pdf file => Membership application.
Click here to dowload a .pdf file => Board Certification application.*
*Click the Certification button on the left for complete requirements.
Executive Council and Advisory Board
The Executive Council maintains an
Advisory Board to provide intellectual support to the Training Council. The members of the Executive Council include the National
Director, the Academic Director, and an inner-circle of members, also
known as the “Praetorian Guard”, who have attained a special status
by virtue of participation, insight, and academic contribution and enjoy
the title of Senior Fellow. Those
interested in serving as an Advisory Board member should contact the
Executive Director for consideration.
C.D.I.T.C. Speakers Bureau & Recommended Training Texts
associations, public defenders, law firms, and investigation agencies,
seeking speakers qualified to provide instruction regarding the
discipline of criminal defense investigation should contact the Council
The Council maintains a list of qualified and dynamic speakers
noted for their expertise within the discipline of criminal defense
investigation and the forensic sciences.
A recommended reading list of approved criminal defense
investigation, general criminal investigation, and forensic science
books and training material is also available.
Training books may be submitted to the council for approval and
consideration as the basis for an academic training program.
Email the Council or Call 1-800-465-5233 for more information.