911 Homicide Calls, Is the Caller the Killer?

911 Homicide Calls, Is the Caller the Killer?

10-29-19 8:00 AM - 10-30-19 4:00 PM
Central Illinois Police Training Center
Address: 5407 N University St, Poplar 100, Peoria, IL 61614
5407 N University St, Poplar 100, Peoria, IL 61614

CENTRAL ILLINOIS POLICE TRAINING CENTER

Brian Fengel, Director
Illinois Central College-Peoria Campus-Poplar Hall
Office P100
Classroom P101
5407 N. University Street P100
Peoria, IL 61635-0001
Phone: (309) 690-7350
Fax: (309) 690-7359
Jean Swan: jswan@icc.edu
Heather Grove: hgrove@icc.edu

911 Homicide Calls, Is the Caller the Killer?

Instructor: Lt. Tracy Harpster

October 29-30, 2019
8am – 4pm

Class will meet in our classroom (above)
Enrollment Deadline: October 25, 2019
Course Size: Minimum -15, Maximum – 64
Course Objective

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.

 

 

 

Course Content

Introduction to 911 Call Analysis

Goal/Importance of Analysis

Import Research

Tipton Case Review

Indicators

Indicators of Innocence

Indicators of Guilt

Columbus Case Review

Sanders Case Review

Eleventh Minnesota Case Review

Caylee Anthony Case Review

Additional Case Reviews

 

Instructor Biography

Tracy Harpster has served as a police officer in Ohio since 1984. He has worked as a street officer, undercover narcotics officer, Sergeant, Detective Sergeant, Lieutenant and Deputy Chief. In 2006, DC Harpster achieved a Graduate degree from the University of Cincinnati where his Master’s Thesis examined the indicators of innocence and guilt of 9-1-1 homicide callers reporting the offense. The study defined and analyzed the indicators in order to assist homicide detectives gain insight into the offense, suggest offender probability, and explore pertinent issues during the interview and interrogation phases of the investigation.

Course Certification Information
MTU 7 request for certification of this course has been  approved by the Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board Mobile In-Service Training Team #7 Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board

Meets mandatory guidelines set for the following: Lead Homicide Investigator and Procedural Justice

Meets the following mandatory training criteria: Lead Homicide Investigator and Procedural Justice