Promising Strategies for Strengthening Homicide Investigations

With support from the Bureau of Justice Assistance, the Police Executive Research Forum (PERF) conducted a multiyear project to assess homicide investigation practices in five cities: Baltimore, Cleveland, Houston, Miami, and Pittsburgh. A recent report, Promising Strategies for Strengthening Homicide Investigations, summarizes the lessons learned from those studies and serves as a roadmap to effective homicide investigations, based on policies, practices and strategies which police departments have found successful. A copy of the report can be found at

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Law Enforcement Leadership March April 2019

Making Training Work for You Mike Carpenter I have an assignment for you. Grab a piece of paper and a pencil and list all of the training opportunities which are available to you as a supervisor or a manager.  Maybe you can start your list with the nearest ones, such as your own agency. Do they sponsor supervisory or management level training? No? Well, maybe you can put your local regional academy on the list – or maybe you can’t….