At RSG, we can’t wait to start delivering classroom based learning again.
That's why we're providing FREE*access to our RSG Investigative Practices courses as part of our ongoing commitment to the CPD of law enforcement practitioners.
Dates:Monday 28th June – Friday 2nd July
Times: 9am - 4pm each day - (refreshments provided)
Locations: Manchester, Birmingham, Southampton
*This course is typically valued at £290 per delegate.
Our 5 day modular course is open to anyone looking to refresh or up-skill their investigative knowledge.
Our Investigative Practices course is delivered by one of our accredited Red Snapper Learning trainers and is free for all attendees.
The course consists of the following learning objectives:
Day 1 – Evidence Gathering and Collection
Delegates understand legislation and the implications in regard to searching & seizure.
Delegates understand operational planning, briefing, risk assessments and debriefing operations.
Delegates are competent in the secure collection and presentation of evidence, i.e. search, seize, package & label exhibits.
Delegates understand the principles for handling digital evidence and evidential photography.
Delegates are able to evaluate material gathered during an investigation.
Day 2 – Conducting Evidence Based Investigations
Delegates understand legislation & powers related to conducting investigations, including ethics, evidence-based concepts, investigative mindset & NDM).
Delegates can apply appropriate investigative actions & plans.
Delegates can review and triage investigative opportunities including utilising TIE, specialist support, fast track actions, strategies and hypothesis.
Delegates are able to document and record their actions when planning, at scene and reviewing of actions.
Delegates understand safeguarding legislation and implications.
Day 3 – Witness Interviewing, Statement Taking
Delegates understand techniques for interviewing witnesses and victims and can identify those individuals that fall within the categories of S.16 and S.17 as stipulated by the Youth Justice and Criminal Evidence Act 1999 (YJCEA.) including Special Measures.
Delegates understand procedures in regard to Witness Statements, note taking, contemporaneous notes and recording of interviews.
Delegates understand the IPPEC 5-part structured statement.
Day 4 – Dealing with Suspects
Delegates understand PEACE interviews and the range of disposals available.
Delegates understand the skill standards of PACE compliant interviews.
Delegates are able to plan & prepare for an interview.
Delegates understand suspect interview processes.
Delegates understand legislation and suspects rights and entitlements.
Day 5 – Court Procedures and CPIA (Disclosure)
Delegates understand disclosure obligations under the Criminal Procedures & Investigations Act 1996 (CPIA).
Delegates are able to clearly document, rationalise and structure evidential reports.
Delegates can explain how to prepare a case file to take a matter to court.
Delegates understand the court process including how to give evidence if called.
Please note that places are limited due to the classroom sizes, alongside social distancing requirements, so interested parties are encouraged to register early. Delegate places will be allocated on a first come first-served basis.