Officer Involved Shootings and In-Custody Deaths

Advanced Shooting Reconstruction

Date & Time: POSTPONED.
Location: The Henry C. Lee Institute of Forensic Science at the University of New Haven
Instructor: James Albrecht
Tuition: $260.00

Investigating officer involved shootings and in custody deaths are an extreme challenge for law enforcement agencies. This two day seminar taught by an experienced and retired police captain, James Albrecht, will provide participants with a detailed overview of

  1. Officer Use of Force and Officer-Involved Shootings (OIS) in the United States
  2. Negative Impact of OIS on Police Officer perceptions, Morale and Motivation
  3. Police Officer Physiological Reactions/Responses to Intense Stressful Encounters
  4. Line of Duty Deaths of Police Officers in the United States
  5. Detailed Facts/Legal Case Study – OIS
  6. Best Practices – OIS/Critical Incident Response/Investigation of OIS
  7. Examination of Key Contemporary Considerations for Agency Heads
  8. Connecticut and New York State Regulations/Practices involving OIS
  9. Developing effective Agency Policy & Procedure for Response to/Investigation of OIS
  10. Deaths in Police Custody in the United States
  11. Detailed Facts/Legal Case Study – Death in Police Custody (DPC)
  12. Best Practices – Death in Police Custody/Critical Incident Response/Investigation of DPC
  13. Developing effective Agency Policy & Procedure for Response to/Investigation of DPC
  14. Table Top Scenario Based Exercises


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Dr. Lee has been a member of the faculty at the University of New Haven since 1975 and helped establish one of the foremost academic forensic programs in the world. The University and its students are world-renowned in this field. You can visit to find out more about undergraduate and graduate study in the University of New Haven’s Henry C. Lee College of Criminal Justice and Forensic Sciences.

The Henry C. Lee Institute of Forensic Science is housed in a state-of-the-art building on the University of New Haven campus. While we work hand-in-hand toward a common goal, it is important to note the Lee Institute is a separate entity that works closely with the University.

Through training, consultation, research and a unique public learning center, the Institute’s goal is to make the criminal justice system more effective. Toward that goal, we provide unique and effective training programs and cutting edge resources to professionals in the law enforcement fields.

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Dr. Henry C. Lee is the founding father of the Institute. The legendary investigator is known for finding the tiniest clues. He has even solved a murder without a body. Find out more about the world-famous investigator on