The Public Defender
Criminal Defense Investigator Training Program
Amy M. Perron, CCDI is the Chief Investigator the Public Defender 19th Judicial Circuit, State of Florida. The nine (9) month training program is open to all qualified applicants over the age of 18 years old who reside within the 19th Judicial Circuit. The program combines classroom training in the Component Method of Criminal Investigation with field experience. The classed are taught by Brandon A. Perron, CCDI. Interns must invest approximately fifteen (15) hours a week and attend a three (3) hour training session every other week. In addition, Interns are assigned to the Public Defender Investigation Division. They perform intake jail interviews with defendants at the county jail, conduct field investigations, and support assistant public defenders with trial support. New classes form every 7-8 months and are held in Fort Pierce and Stuart, Florida.
The only fee is the cost of the text book: $ 30.00
You will learn the following:
Criminal Defense Investigation - Uncovering Reasonable Doubt: The Component Method: Philosophy and Methodology of Investigation, Law - Legal Defenses - Defense Theories, Forensic Case Review & Analysis, The Defendant Interview, Crime Scene Examination, Background Investigations, Witness Interviewing & Statements, Report Writing & Testifying, Fundamentals of Surveillance, Homicide Investigation, and Sex Crimes Investigations.
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