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Seminar Title:  
Suicide Investigations

DATES:  1/20/2021 through 1/20/2021

INSTRUCTOR(S):  Brian Jarvis, Tom Tittle

LOCATION:  Webinars - , , WEB  

HOTEL:   - ,   

COURSE REGISTRATION FEE:  $75.00 Includes all training materials, and a Certificate of Completion.

Instructor Bio

THOMAS G. TITTLE is a retired Captain with the Marion County, Florida, Sheriff’s Office. Captain Tittle became a member of the Marion County Sheriff’s Office in 1977 and was assigned to the Civil Division. Since then he has held assignments within the following areas: Patrol Division, Street Crimes, Property Crimes, Major Crimes, Training Director, Community Relations, D.A.R.E. Officer,

Drug Unit and Communications. Prior to the Juvenile Division, Captain Tittle was in charge of a District Station where he supervised uniformed patrol officers and a district detective. Additionally, he was on the S.W.A.T. for 13 years with his last assignment as a Team Leader. During Captain Tittle’s tenure in investigations, he has investigated numerous major crimes, drug cases and property crimes, including, but not limited to: sexual assaults (children and adults), child abuse, robberies, suicides, death investigations, crimes against persons, and vice cases. Captain Tittle holds an Associate of Arts degree from Central Florida Community College in Ocala, Florida.

He also holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of West Florida in Pensacola, Florida. Additionally, he is a graduate of the Southern Police Institute in Louisville, Kentucky. He has attended numerous courses in Death Investigations, Sex Crimes, DEA School, Sniper school, SWAT courses and Domestic Relations.

Captain Tittle is an adjunct instructor at the Central Florida Community’s Criminal Justice Institute where he has instructed

firearms, driving, domestic violence, crisis intervention and interviews & interrogations techniques and crimes

against the elderly. Captain Tittle has had articles published in; The Florida Police Chief, American Police Beat

and Inside School Safety and has self-published six law enforcement training manuals.

BRIAN J. JARVIS is a police professional with thirty

years of experience in law enforcement and investigations, retiring in 2008 at the rank of Chief of Police. Prior

to being appointed as the Chief of Police for the Town of Chester in 1998, he served ten years working for

Municipalities in Orange County, New York, and ten years in the State of Florida, where he was employed as an

Investigative Sergeant in charge of Major Crime Investigations.

Chief Jarvis was responsible for the investigation and supervision of Major Crime

Scenes which include, homicides, sexual assaults, kidnappings, armed robberies, bank robberies, home invasions,

carjackings, aircraft crashes, train / pedestrian fatalities, suicides, child abuse and neglect, and officer

involved shootings involving death.

Chief Jarvis holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Information Systems from the

University of Phoenix. He also attended the Associates of Arts program in Criminal Justice at Central Florida

Community College from 1987 - 1991. He has also attended several courses on Major Crime Investigations, including

Practical Homicide Investigation and Sex Crime Investigations offered by the University of North Florida, and Basic

and Advanced Computer Crime Investigations offered by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement Organized Crime


In addition to serving as Chief of Police, Chief Jarvis has also been a member of the

International Association of Chief’s of Police (IACP), New York State Police Juvenile Officer’s Association, NYS

Association of Chiefs’ of Police, Past President of the Police Chiefs’ Association of Orange County, and a founding

member of the Orange County Law Enforcement Training Institute. He is also an active member in the International

Law Enforcement Educators and Trainers Association (ILEETA).

Chief Jarvis is a published author, having written a story for “American Blue”, Varro

Press Publishing, Ed Nowicki Editor (All proceeds benefit the National Law Enforcement Museum in Washington D.C.).

He has also published several law enforcement training manuals. Brian is a pilot and serves as a volunteer for

Angel Flight Southeast.

Pre-Payment is not required to register or attend IN-PERSON seminars. Pre-payment is required for WEBINARS and ONLINE COURSES.


Course Objectives

When responding to any death investigation, it is important to understand the different modes of death. Keeping your mind open is crucial until you are able to prove what happened. In this training lecture, veteran investigators Tom Tittle and Brian Jarvis provide key information on suicide investigations. They look at important information in the investigation and examine unusual methods of suicide and ways to handle the investigations. You do not want to miss this lecture.

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