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Seminar Title:  
Death And Homicide, Five Day

DATES:  12/3/2018 through 12/7/2018

INSTRUCTOR(S):  Multiple Instructors

LOCATION:  Palace Station - 2411 West Sahara Avenue, Las Vegas, NV  89102

HOTEL:  Palace Station - Las Vegas, NV  1-800-634-3101
Tower Rooms:$70.00 S/D Sunday-Thursday/$90.00 S/D Friday & Saturday

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*Additional $9.99 Service Fee Per Night (Includes Scheduled Transportation To and From Airport, Shuttle to strip, Work-out Center, and In Room Internet Access)
NOTE: Identify with Group Code PCIPA18 or PATC Western States Conference to receive discounted rate

COURSE REGISTRATION FEE:  $575.00 Includes all training materials, and a Certificate of Completion.

Instructor Bio

David W. Rivers, Sgt.(Retired) Metro-Dade Police Department, Miami, Florida
David Rivers retired as a Detective Sergeant in the Homicide Bureau of the Metro-Dade Police Department after over 27 years of service. He was assigned to the Homicide Bureau for 20 of those 27 plus years. As a lead investigator and supervisor he conducted and assisted in the conducting of several hundred investigations. These include homicides, suicides, accidental and other death investigations. In 1988 David was assigned as the Supervisor of the “Cold Case Squad” which was responsible for the continuing investigation of information received on over 1,800 open homicides dating back to 1951. Additionally, he has consulted on cases in the United States, Canada, Holland and the United Kingdom. He has a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice from Nova Southern University and a Master of Science degree in Criminal Justice from Florida International University. David is a charter member and past board of director’s member of the International Homicide Investigator’s Association. He is a member of the Florida Homicide Investigator’s Association, a life member of the Homicide Investigators of Texas (H.I.T.) as well as several other state associations. He is a current member of International Law Enforcement Educators and Trainers Association (I.L.E.E.T.A.), International Police Association (I.P.A.), Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences (A.C.J.S.) and the Police Section of A.C.J.S., American College of Forensic Examiners (A.C.F.E.): Diplomat, Board Certified Forensic Examiner (B.C.F.E.), certified as an expert by the A.C.F.E. in homicide procedures. On September 22, 1987 he achieved “Fellow” status with the A.C.F.E.

Chief Deputy (Retired) Rod Englert, a 50-year veteran of law enforcement, retired as Commander of the Operations Division, Multnomah County Sheriff's Office, Portland, Oregon, in 1995. He started his career with the Downey, California Police Department after graduating from the Los Angeles Police Academy. In 1969 Chief Deputy Englert moved to Portland, Oregon and joined the Multnomah County Sheriff's Office. A large portion of Chief Deputy Englert's career has been associated with working major crimes, narcotics and homicide. His expertise is in the area of homicide crime scene reconstruction and blood spatter interpretation. After retirement, he became a member of the Multnomah County Sheriff's Office Cold Case Homicide Team.

Rod Englert received a Bachelor's degree in Police Administration from California State University at Los Angeles. He is a graduate of the FBI National Academy, where he was President of the 159th Session.

Chief Deputy Englert has conducted over 600 lectures and training seminars on managing criminal investigations, solving unresolved homicides, blood spatter interpretation and crime scene reconstruction to law enforcement personnel, district attorneys and private attorneys in 35 states as well as in Canada, Russia, England, France, Portugal, and South America. He has consulted in over 460 homicides in the United States and Canada. He has testified and is a qualified court expert in crime scene reconstruction and blood pattern analysis in 26 states.

Englert is a member of the International Homicide Investigator’s Association; several states’ Homicide Investigator’s Associations; a Fellow, Distinguished Member, President (2001/2002), and Chairman of the Board (2002-2003) of the Association of Crime Scene Reconstructionists; a Fellow in the American Academy of Forensic Sciences; and is Past-President of the International Association of Blood Pattern Analysts. He has received the Lecturer of Merit and Distinguished Faculty Awards from the National College of District Attorneys.

Rod Englert is the author of Blood Secrets: Chronicles of a Crime Scene Reconstructionist (Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin’s Press, 2010). Part autobiography and part casebook, Blood Secrets has earned praise from such respected sources as Publishers Weekly, which dubbed it “a fascinating journey into the study of crimson drops….deftly balanc[ing] real-life examples and scientific analysis.”

Wayne Sheppard assists local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies in areas such as violent crime analysis, case consultations and investigative assistance as requested by law enforcement in the United States and abroad. Additionally, he provides training in violent crime analysis, crime scene assessments, the design of law enforcement policies and procedures, the development of regional response plans, and other efforts aimed at enhancing an agency’s overall investigative response to violent crime incidents, missing, abducted and exploited children incidents.

He is an international lecturer on behavioral crime scene assessments and murder and rape typologies and has conducted research in the areas of serial homicide and child homicides.

Mr. Sheppard is a retired member of the Pennsylvania State Police where he held a number of investigative and supervisory positions. Prior to his retirement, he was the supervisor of the Criminal Investigation Assessment Unit, where he was responsible for the investigation and coordination of psychosexual homicide, serial rape, and other behaviorally based crimes occurring in Pennsylvania, also, the supervisor of the Missing Persons Unit where he provided investigative assistance for law enforcement in missing and sexually exploited children cases, and the Amber Alert Coordinator where he created and implemented the Pennsylvania Amber Alert Program for Pennsylvania.

He has also addressed professionals representing the disciplines of law enforcement, corrections, social work, probation and parole, medicine, law, television, radio and academia on a national and international basis.

He is the recipient of numerous awards both nationally and internationally for his support and expertise in violent crime and child exploitation investigations.

Mr. Sheppard is a member of the Vidocq Society, a group comprised of experts from various disciplines across the country that provide pro bono services in the investigation and analysis of unsolved violent crimes occurring in the United States.

He is the past Vice-President of the Pennsylvania Homicide Investigators Association, Virginia Homicide Investigators Association, and past board member of the Attorney General’s Legal/Medical Advisory Board on Elder Abuse.


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Course Objectives

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Course Objectives

David W. Rivers will focus on Cold Case Homicides and the Three Phases of Homicide Investigation: Crime Scene, Follow-up, Case and Courtroom Preparation. He will cover various types of death investigations.


Tom Martin will focus on the importance of the Homicide Crime Scene Reconstruction through the use of Blood Pattern Analysis, the application of DNA to Homicide and Death Scene Investigations, and Serial Murder Investigation.


Mike J. Coker will focus on officers and other helping professionals who will be presented with ideas and techniques to assist them in investigating domestic/family homicides. This course of instruction will include spouse and child homicide investigations.

Each day in the U.S., between 5 and 11 women are Killed by a male intimate partner, between 1800 and 4000 per year. In the United States, women are more likely to be killed by their male intimate partners than all other homicide categories combined. The Violence Against Women Act in 1994 was key legislation to curb domestic homicides.

David W. Rivers will focus on Procedural Issues in the Use of Deadly Force, Case Law, Subject and Witness Officer’s Rights, and Garrity Issues.


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