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"Hosted by the College of Charleston Department of Public Safety, South Carolina"

INSTRUCTOR: James C. Lilley, Certified Master Instructor.  Jim brings with him over twenty-five years of law enforcement experience. During his law enforcement career, Jim rose through the ranks from patrolman to the Training Division Commander/Lieutenant with the Horry County Police Department, Horry County South Carolina. Jim is well diversified in law enforcement, as he worked as a Road Patrolman, Corporal, Detective, Major Level Narcotics Task Force Agent assigned to DEA, Detective Sergeant, Patrol Sergeant, Training Sergeant and as the Training Division Lieutenant. Jim has spent well over half of his law enforcement career in the investigative field, including training and investigative work in the Middle East, and is eager to assist the New Detective become today’s professional, educated, and dedicated law enforcement investigator.

Course Duration:  40 hours      Instructional Setting:  Classroom

COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course is designed to provide the new investigator with a comprehensive examination of the skills, tools and techniques required to conduct successful criminal investigations. The law enforcement investigator will gain an understanding of how to utilize the techniques and tools learned in order to conduct a lawful and proper criminal investigation with an emphasis placed on interview and interrogation, evidence collection, and crime scene preservation.


Topics include: 

  • Introduction to Criminal Investigations

  • Investigating Sex Offenses

  • Larceny Investigations

  • Investigating a Robbery

  • Burglary

  • Death Investigations

  • Checklist for Homicide Investigators

  • Arson and Explosive Evidence

  • Physical and Trace Evidence

  • Fingerprint Evidence

  • Toolmark Evidence

  • Firearm Evidence

  • Shoeprint and Tire Impressions

  • Examining Questioned Documents

  • Crime Scene Preservation and Documentation

  • Crime Scene Processing

  • Investigative Sources

  • Interviewing Victims and Witnesses

  • Conducting an Interrogation

  • Crime Scene Photography

  • Conducting Surveillance

  • Case File Preparation

  • Courtroom Testimony

  • Introduction to DNA Evidence 



The goal of this course is to provide the law enforcement investigator with time tested and cutting edge investigative tactics and techniques that will allow the investigator to conduct a proper and lawful criminal investigation leading to arrest and successful prosecution of criminal offenders.  


Global Police Solutions, LLC is an Approved Industry Provider of Advanced Law Enforcement training in the State of South Carolina. Course hours are accepted towards your officers yearly mandated CLEE training hours



“Professional Training for Today’s Law Enforcement”




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Course Details

Event date: 12-04-2017
Event End Date: 12-08-2017
Capacity 25
Cut off date 12-01-2017
Individual Price $549.00
Location College of Charleston
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