Homicide Seminar

Advanced Practical Homicide Investigation Seminar

Presented by the Grapevine Police Department and the Grapevine Citizen's Police Academy Alumni in Grapevine, Texas from September 25-29, 2017. This seminar is restricted to Law Enforcement only and credentials will be verified in advance. 40 hours of TCOLE credit will be given to attendees.

Program Description:

The Advanced PHI seminar, which includes three other experts in the fields Aquatic Death Investigation, 9-1-1 Call Analysis and a medical examiner who will present the application of Forensic Pathology to the investigation process.  There will be Major Case Investigation which will further enhance and develop the skills you acquired in the Three-Day PHI seminar. Topics include various equivocal death investigations, complex homicide cases involving missed opportunities investigative errors, and practical examples of how to apply advanced forensic techniques to the case, presented by nationally renowned experts. Board Certified forensic pathologists will present the various medicolegal factors involved in death investigation. There will also be a discussion of Criminal Investigative Analysis and application of abnormal psychology to the investigative process.

More information is available at: P.H.I. Investigative Consultants, Inc.

Advanced Practical Homicide Investigation® will feature Vernon J. Geberth, and guest speakers.  The fee includes the textbook Sex-Related Homicide and Death Investigation: Practical & Clinical Perspectives Second Edition for each attendee.

Cost: $750 for attendees registered prior to September 2, 2017; after September 2, 2017 it is $800.

This five day seminar will be held at the Embassy Suites Dallas - DFW Airport North Outdoor World at 2401 Bass Pro Drive, Grapevine, TX.   The seminar hours will be 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. 

This all-suite DFW Airport hotel is two miles from the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport and close to Highways 635, 114 and 121.  Embassy Suites is adjacent to dozens of fine restaurants, entertainment venues, and shopping.  Free shuttle service from/to DFW Airport is available via Embassy Suites shuttle.

Where to stay:  A block of rooms is available at Embassy Suites for $152 per night.  This price includes a cooked to order breakfast each morning and a cocktail or beverage at the Manager's Reception each evening. Telephone: 1-972-724-2600

Mention GPD: Practical Homicide Investigations Seminar if registering by telephone.

Hotel Reservations must be made by Saturday, September 2, 2017.


Please register for the upcoming conference by completing the online
Registration Form