Investigation Skills training:
Criminal Procedures & Investigations Act (CPIA) Operational guidance -Level 2
Duration: Two days
Our investigation skills courses have been developed by our Head of Investigative Skills, Chris Davies. Chris is an experienced former police detective and fully qualified crime trainer with experience of developing training courses for the College of Policing.
This CPD accredited course will provide a comprehensive overview of the legislation and obligations relating to unused material and disclosure, for those involved in the investigation of serious or complex offences and the prosecution of offenders.
Who is it for?
This course is suitable for those individuals or agencies investigating serious or complex crimes. Also suitable for those who manage this category of investigations.
- To understand the common law and CPIA obligations in relation to all aspects of a serious or complex crimes. Also suitable for those who manage this category of investigations.
- To understand the meaning of unused material, relevance and the test for disclosure.
- To understand the current disclosure procedures to be employed by investigators including both magistrates and crown court processes.
- To demonstrate how to describe and schedule unused material.
- To understand the prosecution process within the criminal justice system and the mandatory requirements.
- To understand the part played by the disclosure protocol, the Attorney Generals Guidelines, third party material, defence statements, intelligence and expert witnesses within the CPIA.