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The CDITC National

Criminal Defense Investigator Academy 

The 2018 CDITC was a success!  Check out the photos and the agenda from this year and plan on attending in June 2019! 
2018 Academy Photos

CDITC National Criminal Defense
 Investigation Academy
 Certification Course
June 11th-15th, 2018
Criminal Defense 
Investigation Academy

The Criminal Defense Investigation Training Council (CDITC) 2018 Academy was a SUCCESS!

5 day, 40-hour Criminal Defense Investigation Academy was held June 11th-15th, 2018 on the Beach at the Marriott Courtyard, Jensen Beach, Hutchinson Island, Florida. 

The program involved participant investigative teams with designated team leaders and faculty advisers that facilitated and led follow-up discussions. Academy Instructors provided lecture and media based training in general sessions and led breakout teams in hands-on training.

This premier Criminal Defense Training Program consisted of  the following:

  •  Philosophy and Methodology of Investigation
  •  Law - Legal Defenses - Defense Theories
  •  Uncovering Reasonable Doubt Component Methods 1-6
    •   Forensic Case Review & Analysis
    •   The Defendant Interview
    •   Crime Scene Examination
    •   Impeachment/Background Inquiries
    •   Witness Interviews
    •   Report Writing & Testifying 
  •  Forensic Interviewing - Forensic Testimonial Evidence   Recovery - CFI-FTER designation.  (test required) 

Upon completion, all participants became Certified in the Component Method of Criminal Defense Investigation and recognized by the CDITC as a Criminal Defense Specialist.  Those who met the qualifications were also eligible for the award of the CDITC Board Certified Criminal Defense Investigator (CCDI) designation and the CDITC Certified Forensic Interviewer (CFI-FTER) designation.