State of Mississippi

Medicolegal Death Investigation Online Academy

 This course is restricted to Coroners and Investigators from the state of Mississippi and will require an access code to register.  You may get that code from the Medical Examiners Office in the State of Mississippi. 

This course is approved by the Mississippi State Medical Examiners office as well as the  American Board of Medicolegal Death Investigators (ABMDI),  for basic and continuing education credits.

Death Investigation Online Academy is a Nationally Approved online training designed to teach all aspects of death investigation and scene management. Unlike any other  training today,  this course offers a blended learning style combining online self-paced video,  along with opportunities of live interaction with instructors several times throughout the program, and a unique private Facebook group open only to students of this course where everyone can interact and ask questions.

Taught by skilled instructors working the field of criminal investigations, this course will provide advanced training in the skills required to properly investigate a death. The format will develop confidence in the investigator and hone valuable skills. After completing this course the investigator will have the ability to better; understand the legal restriction of search and seizure, document a scene, locate and collect evidence, properly distinguish differing manners of death, better understand wound and injury interpretation, collect body fluids for toxicology testing, understand the dynamics of a child death, conduct witness interviews, and properly complete reports and prepare for courtroom testimony.

Who should attend this course:

  • Medical Examiner Investigators
  • Coroner Investigators
  • Police and Law Enforcement
  • Prosecuting Attorneys
  • Defense Attorneys

Included in this course will be several post-mortem examination photographs and video segments – as well as injury, death, and homicide scenes through photos and videos of actual cases. This course is very graphic and intense.

The MLDI Online includes all individual courses offered by our academy as well as many more topics and material.