This three-part class is designed to assist patrol officers in responding to major crimes and understanding the importance of the first steps of any major crimes investigation.
Part (1) Actual response and scene containment. This section reviews legal and liability concerns of emergency response to major crimes and tactical / evidence concerns for first arrival.
Part (2) Discusses the initial actions of patrol and the investigation of Major Crimes including: Homicide, Child Deaths, Suicides, Missing Persons, Bank Robberies, GSA, Police Use of Deadly Force, and more.
Part (3) reviews legal issues and practical skills necessary for on-scene interviews and interrogation of victims, witnesses, and suspects.
Primary Instructor: Lt. Brian T. McDonough, Ret. Maine State Police Major Crimes Unit
Assisting Instructors: Scot Mattox, Esq. former Portland PD Tactical Enforcement Sergeant and Attorney Mike Cunniff, 27 years with the Federal DEA investigating criminal drug conspiracies and violence.
Bangor Police Department
240 Main Street