9-1-1 HOMICIDE: IS THE CALLER THE KILLER? CANCELLED - WILL RESCHEDULE IN SPRING 2020

Date: Thursday, October 17, 2019
Ends On: Friday, October 18, 2019
Time: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Location:
Illinois Valley Crime Prevention Commission Training Room
225 Backbone Road East
Princeton, IL
Instructor:

Tracy Harpster

Tracy Harpster has served the Moraine Police Department in Ohio since 1984 in previous assignments as a street officer, undercover narcotics officer, Sergeant, Detective Sergeant, Lieutenant and Deputy Chief.  He is a graduate of the 216th Session of the Federal Bureau of Investigation National Academy and was Task Force Director in the Ohio Organized Crime Task Force Commission. Deputy Chief Harpster achieved a B.S. from Bowling Green State University and a M.S. from the University of Cincinnati. His Master’s Thesis examined the indicators of innocence and guilt of 911 homicide callers and he travels extensively, presenting at international, national and regional homicide conferences. He co-authored  the book  “Analyzing 911 Calls: Practical Aspects and Applications (2016) and Analysis of 911 Homicide Calls for Indicators of Guilt and Innocence”, published in Homicide Studies, 2009, and “911 Homicide Call Analysis: Is the Caller the Killer?”, 2008, published in the Law Enforcement Bulletin. Deputy Chief Harpster has assisted over 700 homicide investigators by analyzing the 911 call to help solve the crime and is a proud member of the Vidocq Society.

Member Fee: $0
Non-Member Fee: $50

REGISTRATION DEADLINE SEPTEMBER 16, 2019

Course Description

This course will instruct the attendee on the importance of obtaining and analyzing the 911 call made by individuals during homicides, alleged suicides and alleged accidental deaths.  Thirty percent of all murderers call in their own crime pretending to be innocent.  The Indicators of Guilt and Innocence will be explained and the class will use the tools to analyze actual 911 homicide cases in class.

This training is specifically designed to educate ALL CRIMINAL JUSTICE PERSONNEL, including Dispatchers, Law Enforcement Officers, Detectives, Supervisors, Medical Examiners, and Prosecutors.

THIS CLASS WILL FULFILL 16 HOURS OF THE LEAD HOMICIDE INVESTIGATOR RECERTIFICATION MANDATE AND PROCEDURAL JUSTICE!

MTU 5’s request for certification of this course has been approved by the Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board

Course enrollment must be made by the agency CEO or designated training officer.  Registration may be made using our on-line course registration link on this website.  All officers enrolled by their department will be assumed to be on duty unless otherwise noted

Mobile In-Service Training Region #5 –Assist Program

Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board

Serving the Counties of: Bureau – La Salle – Marshall – Putnam - Stark