Seminar Title: Death, Injury & Sexual Violence Scene for the First Responder
DATES: 7/23/2018 through 7/25/2018
INSTRUCTOR(S): Tom Tittle
LOCATION: Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office Training Facility - 4215 Cherry Road, West Palm Beach, FL 33415
HOTEL: Hilton Palm Beach Airport - West Palm Beach, FL 1-561-684-9400
Special Rates for Public Agency Training MUST USE CORPORATE CODE J6 when making reservations on line.
COURSE REGISTRATION FEE: $325.00 Includes all training materials, and a Certificate of Completion.
THOMAS G. TITTLE is a retired Captain with the Marion
County, Florida, Sheriff’s Office. Captain Tittle became a member of the Marion County Sheriff’s Office in 1977 and
was assigned to the Civil Division. Since then he has held assignments within the following areas: Patrol
Division, Street Crimes, Property Crimes, Major Crimes, Training Director, Community Relations, D.A.R.E. Officer,
Drug Unit and Communications. Prior to the Juvenile Division, Captain Tittle was in charge of a District Station
where he supervised uniformed patrol officers and a district detective. Additionally, he was on the S.W.A.T. for
13 years with his last assignment as a Team Leader. During Captain Tittle’s tenure in investigations, he has
investigated numerous major crimes, drug cases and property crimes, including, but not limited to: sexual assaults
(children and adults), child abuse, robberies, suicides, death investigations, crimes against persons, and vice
cases. Captain Tittle holds an Associate of Arts degree from Central Florida Community College in Ocala, Florida.
He also holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of West Florida in Pensacola, Florida. Additionally,
he is a graduate of the Southern Police Institute in Louisville, Kentucky. He has attended numerous courses in
Death Investigations, Sex Crimes, DEA School, Sniper school, SWAT courses and Domestic Relations. Captain Tittle
is an adjunct instructor at the Central Florida Community’s Criminal Justice Institute where he has instructed
firearms, driving, domestic violence, crisis intervention and interviews & interrogations techniques and crimes
against the elderly. Captain Tittle has had articles published in; The Florida Police Chief, American Police Beat
and Inside School Safety and has self-published six law enforcement training manuals.
Pre-Payment is NOT required to register or attend this seminar
This 2.5 day class is
designed for the Patrol Officer or New Investigator with
limited experience responding to crimes of physical and
As a result of this training, the
attendee will gain a comprehensive view of sex crimes,
death scenes, common injuries of violence, suicide, and
crime scene considerations dealing with the 4th
Amendment. Additionally, the subject of "The 10
Most Common Investigative Pitfalls" officers make
during investigations will be the initial starting
point in this presentation.
Perspectives from actual cases
will give insight to the motives of sexual perpetrators
including the area of the (sexually) violent juvenile.
Investigative strategies will be offered for examining
and understanding deviant sexual behavior.
Aspects of trauma and injuries
will be highlighted for officer understanding of the
potential evidence from the crime scene. The attendee
will gain knowledge of thermal injuries, dental marks,
track evidence, weather factors, blood, hanging vs.
strangulation, and shaken baby syndrome. Also reviewed
are firearm injuries, blunt force trauma, sharp force,
and cutting wounds, along with time of death
estimations (rigor, algor & livor mortis).
*NOTE: THIS TRAINING INCLUDES
VERY GRAPHIC IMAGES FROM ACTUAL CASE HISTORIES.