Investigating Shootings

Learn about the skills required to investigate fatal and nonfatal shootings and best practices related to the organization, supervision, and activities of investigators, as well as crime scene investigation, technology use, and cold cases.

Engaging the Community

Explore tools that help law enforcement agencies work hand-in-hand with community organizations to improve coordinated responses to shooting investigations and trust building in communities.

Prosecuting Shootings Cases

Learn critical aspects related to prosecuting fatal and nonfatal shootings cases including coordinating with law enforcement, utlizing evidence, addressing victim and witness intimidation, and leveraging expert testimony.

Engaging Victims and Witnesses

Explore victim-centered and trauma-informed practices that can improve victim, witness, and family engagement as part of fatal and nonfatal shooting investigations.

Performing Self-Assessment and Evaluation

Learn about the value of agency evaluation, evidence-informed practices, and how best to implement and support data-driven practices within shooting investigations.

Maximizing Gun Intelligence

Explore NIBIN resources including investigative checklists and learn about innovation practices within gun crime intelligence centers and the use of gun tracing in investigations.

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