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Courtroom Testimony
Wednesday, March 25 - Thursday, March 26, 2020
Registration 0730 Class Starts 0800 - 1700
Location: Independence Civic Center
Directions: 6363 Selig Dr., Independence, OH 44131

Cost: Free
Law Enforcement & Military Personnel Only

Questions? - Email info@nctccounterdrug.org

Registration for this training DOES NOT confirm your enrollment in the course. 
 NCTC makes its student selections 45-60 days before the start of the course,
at which time you will receive an email if your registration is accepted
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This course is designed to improve your skills in testimony, increase your awareness of the court system processes, and help you understand your role in describing the elements of the crime to a judge and jury in a reasonable light. The initial investigation, arrest, or traffic citation is only the beginning stage of a long legal process. The instructors in this class will discuss details involved in the preliminary exam, suppression hearing, useful explanations of physical evidence, expert testimony, witness testimony issues, and closing statements.  One of the most important tools often overlooked during the training cycle of law enforcement officers, is how to win in court when the defense attorney attempts to distract the jury with claims of insufficient evidence, lazy police procedure, and inconsistent witness testimony. The instructors in this course will provide useful tools on how to recover in the courtroom after a witness provides incomplete testimony, or fails to provide complete details on the witness stand out of fear of retaliation.  This class will provide you with the foresight, to consider more investigative attention to detail at your next crime scene, and improve your future case’s courtroom presentation to win over the jury.

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