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TOLEDO POLICE DEPARTMENT 525 N. ERIE TOLEDO, OH 43604

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TPD Academy Outside Agency Training Sessions

9-1-1 Homicide - Is the Caller the Killer?
This class provides police investigators and homicide detectives with a practical method of analyzing 911 homicide calls to uncover the truth. A structured analysis of 911 homicide calls can directly aid in developing investigative leads, planning interviews and solving cases.
$150 until 12/31/2019 $200 from 1/1/2020 until class
03/03/2020
03/04/2020
8:00 am until 4:00 pm
Tracy Harpster
Tracy Harpster has served as a police officer in Ohio since 1984. He has worked as street officer, undercover narcotics officer, Sergeant, Detective Sergeant, Lieutenant and Deputy Chief. In 2006, DC Harpster achieved a Graduate degree from the University of Cincinnati where his Master’s Thesis examined the indicators of innocence and guilt of 9-1-1 homicide callers reporting the offense. The study defined and analyzed the indicators in order to assist homicide detectives gain insight into the offense, suggest offender probability, and explore pertinent issues during the interview and interrogation phases of the investigation.

Deputy Chief Harpster is a member of the Vidocq Society and has shared his research at homicide conferences across the country and used his research to investigate over 1500 homicides.
This training is specifically designed to educate all criminal justice personnel including Dispatchers, Law Enforcement Officers, Detectives, Supervisors, Medical Examiners and *Prosecutors.

*Prosecutors will receive 16 Continuing Education credits*