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Elevate Your Criminal Investigative Expertise to Unprecedented Heights

Introducing the Certified Professional Criminal Investigator (CPCI) program – the pinnacle of board certifications specializing in criminal investigations. In today's intricate landscape, law enforcement officers and investigators require multifaceted expertise to meet diverse demands.

Empowerment Through Expertise:
The CPCI program empowers criminal investigators globally with cutting-edge knowledge and skillsets that are paramount to excel in their roles. In a world where modern criminal investigators must master traditional methodologies and excel in areas like cyber investigations, corruption, terrorism, fraud, human behavior, and more, the CPCI program stands as the beacon of expertise.

Precision-Crafted Excellence:
Tailored to address evolving needs, the CPCI program undergoes systematic monitoring, validation studies, continuous research, and feedback from esteemed Partner Organizations and our distinguished Advisory Board.

Unveiling Comprehensive Training:
Embark on the industry's most comprehensive criminal investigative training with CPCI. This entirely online, self-paced program marries video lectures, tutorials, labs, practical exercises, and written exams, meticulously shaping each trainee into a skillful criminal investigator.

Pave Your Path to Prestige:
Those who achieve this nationally accredited credential unlock avenues to prestigious careers in both public and private sectors. With CPCI board certification, you don't merely possess the skills to track down criminals globally; you're heralded as an industry expert in executing efficient criminal investigations.

Uncover the Future:
Experience an all-new online certification course designed to set you apart from the competition and accelerate your career ascent. Establish yourself as a renowned expert with unrivaled proficiency.

A Glimpse Inside:
- 24/7 access to self-paced learning modules for convenient completion
- A concise self-study program to simplify CPCI achievement
- Engaging video-based tutorials for enhanced retention
- Real-life scenarios and hands-on training for practical application
- LIVE investigative exercises to hone your skills in real time
- LIVE instructor support for prompt assistance and clarity

Propel Your Potential:
Our goal is to empower you with expert authority that propels your career miles ahead of the competition. We're dedicated to ensuring your absolute satisfaction with the CPCI program.

A Guarantee Like No Other:
To sweeten the deal, if the new Certified Professional Criminal Investigator (CPCI) program doesn't meet your expectations within 3 days, we'll refund your investment. No fuss. No questions. That's our promise.

Seize the Moment:
The time to invest in your future success is NOW. Enroll risk-free today and emerge as the investigative expert you've always aspired to be.

EXAM DETAILS

Exam Details Program - is graded on a pass/fail system by obtaining a 70% or better is considered a passing grade. The exam is taken online at the convenience of your home or office. It is a closed book exam and is 200 questions. The questions are in a true/false, multiple-choice & scenario-based format. It is a timed exam, you get 3 hours to complete the exam and you must do so in one sitting. Once you start the exam you must complete it. You get one attempt to pass the exam. If you fail the exam you must purchase a new exam license to sit for the exam.

You can purchase an exam license here  for $450 USD separately to sit for the exam if you don't buy the training bundle.

RENEWALS

The cost is $125 for an additional two years and requires proof of completion of 30 CPE credits. 

ELIGIBILITY 

Bachelor’s degree or higher plus two years of experience in law enforcement or investigative work
OR
Associates degree plus three years of experience as stated above
OR
High school diploma or equivalency plus four years of experience as stated above.

Also, a person convicted of a felony, any crime of moral turpitude or misdemeanor relating to honesty, theft, embezzlement, fraud, or the like shall be ineligible to become a CPCI™. The applicant must successfully pass the prescribed background check, which may include a criminal background check and examination process. Falsification or omission of information on the application form will be reason enough to disqualify an applicant from becoming or remaining a CPCI.

ADDITIONAL OPTIONS

What if I don’t want to attend the training program. Can I just sit for the exam?

You do not need to attend our training programs to sit for the board exam.

If you are interested in sitting for the exam only to become a Certified Professional Criminal Investigator (CPCI), you may obtain an exam license to do so. Exam licenses are valid for one year after purchase. Click here to purchase just an exam.  

If you are interested in the Professional Criminal Investigator training only, you may do so by enrolling in the Qualified Professional Criminal Investigator (Q|PCI) program. Upon completion of the Qualified Professional Criminal Investigator (Q|PCI) training program, you will receive a certificate of completion.

    Your Learning Package

    Tuition Includes:Official Training Program, Official Digital Study Manual, Official Prep Review Quizzes, Online Proctor License, 1-Year Exam License, Digital Certification & Credential

    Certificate Earned:Board Certification


    # of Students:28,554


    # of CPE Credits:100


    # of Exercises:17


    Language:English


    Delivery Method:Online Self-Study


    Length of Program (hours):100 hours

    Training Modules

    Welcome to the Certified Professional Criminal Investigator (CPCI)
    Introduction to the Certified Professional Criminal Investigator program and its core principles.



    Professional Standards
    Understanding and adhering to the professional standards and ethics in criminal investigations.



    Ethical Standards
    Exploring the ethical standards and considerations in criminal investigations.



    Intro to Criminal Investigations
    An introduction to the fundamentals of criminal investigations.



    Case Management
    Techniques and strategies for effective case management in criminal investigations.



    Documenting Investigations
    Proper documentation of investigative processes and findings in criminal investigations.



    Property Crime Investigations
    Investigating and analyzing property crime cases, including theft, burglary, and vandalism.



    Crimes Against Persons Investigations
    Investigating crimes against individuals, including assault, robbery, and homicide.



    Cyber Crime Investigations
    Techniques and methodologies for investigating cyber crimes and digital evidence.



    Sex Crime Investigations
    Investigating and handling cases related to sexual offenses and crimes.


    Human Trafficking Investigations
    Understanding and investigating cases of human trafficking and related offenses.



    Workplace Violence Investigations
    Investigating incidents of workplace violence and implementing prevention strategies.



    Active Shooter Investigations
    Strategies for responding to and investigating active shooter incidents.


    Digital Forensic Investigations
    Conducting digital forensic investigations and analyzing digital evidence.


    Organized Retail Crime Investigations
    Investigating organized retail crime and developing prevention strategies.


    Terrorism Investigations
    Investigating and countering acts of terrorism and related activities.


    Financial Crime Investigations
    Investigating financial crimes, such as fraud, money laundering, and embezzlement.


    Domestic Violence Investigations
    Investigating cases of domestic violence and providing support to victims.


    Homicide Investigations
    Techniques and procedures for conducting homicide investigations and collecting evidence.


    Death Investigations
    Investigating and determining the cause and manner of death in suspicious cases.


    Narcotic Investigations
    Investigating drug-related crimes and disrupting illegal drug activities.


    Identity Crime Investigations
    Investigating identity theft and other identity-related crimes.


    Elderly Investigations
    Investigating crimes targeting elderly individuals and ensuring their safety.


    Investigative Lab
    Practical hands-on training in a controlled lab environment for various investigative techniques.


    Smuggling of Migrants
    Investigating and combating the smuggling of migrants across borders.


    Corruption Investigations
    Investigating cases of corruption and unethical practices in various contexts.


    Follow Up Investigation
    Techniques and procedures for conducting follow-up investigations to gather additional evidence.


    The Role of the Victim in Criminal Investigations
    Understanding the role of victims in criminal investigations and providing support.


    Utilizing Informants
    Effective utilization of informants to gather intelligence and aid investigations.


    Interview and Interrogation
    Techniques and strategies for conducting interviews and interrogations to obtain valuable information.


    Expert Witness
    Roles and responsibilities of an expert witness in criminal investigations.


    Criminal Profiling
    The practice of criminal profiling and behavioral analysis in investigations.


    Rules of Evidence
    Understanding and applying the rules of evidence in criminal investigations.


    Criminal Laws
    Familiarization with relevant criminal laws and their application in investigations.


    Group Discussion

    Engaging in group discussions to exchange knowledge and experiences in criminal investigations.


    Final Board Exam
    Assessment of knowledge and skills through a comprehensive final board exam.

    RESEARCH BASED ASSIGNMENTS

    Through out this program you will be tasked with completing multiple researched based assignments and discussions that are required to complete the program.

    DOWNLOAD THE SYLLABUS BELOW

    Want to learn more about the CPCI? Within this program, you are going to discover cutting-edge techniques and real-world training in case management, Property investigations, sex crime investigations and more! You will also position yourself as an industry-recognized expert with this in-depth Certification Program. Download the complete syllabus here.

    Exam & Renewal Details

    Exam Details Program - is graded on a pass/fail system by obtaining a 70% or better is considered a passing grade. The exam is taken online at the convenience of your home or office. It is a closed book exam and is 200 questions. The questions are in a true/false, multiple-choice & scenario-based format. It is a timed exam, you get 3 hours to complete the exam and you must do so in one sitting. Once you start the exam you must complete it. You get one attempt to pass the exam. If you fail the exam you must purchase a new exam license to sit for the exam.

    You can purchase an exam license here  for $450 USD separately to sit for the exam if you don't buy the training bundle.

    RENEWALS

    The cost is $125 for an additional two years and requires proof of completion of 30 CPE credits. 

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    • Katlyn S.
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      Rated 5 out of 5 stars
      Great refresher as well as educational!

      As a person about to leave the military to enter into an investigative field, this class was able to help me refresh on some of the basic procedural and investigative techniques for various crimes that I’ve not been exposed to in my career. It also provided insights to different types of crimes and some investigative fields (such as the cyber investigation) that I never had been exposed to, which allowed me to learn more about topics that I hadn’t ever considered previously.

    • William S.
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      Extremely Pleased With My Purchase

      I am extremely pleased with the information that I have received so far, regarding the training that I signed up for. I have definitely learned a great deal about various investigation incidents and backgrounds. I have not yet completed the course but I am super enthused about what I have learned and continue to learn day after day. I would say that I would like a little more emphasis on certain categories like "human trafficking, child exploitation, narcotics, and sex crimes". Overall though, Thank you for the education that I am receiving!

      Respectfully,

      William J. Singleton

    • Damian C.
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      Feedback regarding the course

      I’m quite impressed with the content material. It’s straightforward no nonsense learning. It’s relevant and beneficial as an educational tool for LE professionals seeking to upskill without the complexities of admission to tertiary institutions. The undertaking is not something to be sneezed at given the time involved to cover the content. I’d like to see course offerings on forensics and scene of crime analysis! Perhaps that’s in the works!

    • Haposan H.
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      Rated 5 out of 5 stars
      Out of the world

      Excellent course, I really enjoyed have been studied this course, It will known there are very big different before and after you did it. The outcomes of course were truly given you a high set skill investigator. Have an enjoyed the course.

    • Haposan H.
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      CPCI - Excellent Course

      This course helps me to enhance my skill in the investigation, the course provides step by step of the investigation, and how to do properly an interview with people related to the case with good comprehensive approaches. This program is robust and recommended for everyone. MARVELOUS !!!

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    You get lifetime access to the training program for as long as it is still active.

    How long do I have to complete a certification program and exam?

    You have one year from enrollment to complete the certification program and examination.

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    Yes, you will not need any other resources or materials as the certification program is all inclusive of the content you need to study and pass for the board exam.

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    We offer a NO-Questions-asked 3 day money-back guarantee from the date you enroll in your program if you are not satisfied with your program for any reason under the below conditions.

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    Refunds can take up to 30 days to be credited back to your account. This is dependant on your credit card company and not us.

    Do you offer payment plans?

    If you are a U.S. or Canadian citizen, we are excited to offer flexible payment plan options through Affirm and Sezzle at checkout.

    With Affirm, you can enjoy the convenience of spreading your payments over up to 36 months, subject to approval.

    For those who prefer a shorter plan, Sezzle offers an interest-free option, allowing you to make 4 biweekly payments.

    Choose the plan that best suits your financial needs and start your journey with us today.

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    640x480 resolution
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    Internet Upload Speed
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    Certified Professional Criminal Investigator (CPCI)

    $1,247.00

    Elevate Your Criminal Investigative Expertise to Unprecedented Heights

    Introducing the Certified Professional Criminal Investigator (CPCI) program – the pinnacle of board certifications specializing in criminal investigations. In today's intricate landscape, law enforcement officers and investigators require multifaceted expertise to meet diverse demands.

    Empowerment Through Expertise:
    The CPCI program empowers criminal investigators globally with cutting-edge knowledge and skillsets that are paramount to excel in their roles. In a world where modern criminal investigators must master traditional methodologies and excel in areas like cyber investigations, corruption, terrorism, fraud, human behavior, and more, the CPCI program stands as the beacon of expertise.

    Precision-Crafted Excellence:
    Tailored to address evolving needs, the CPCI program undergoes systematic monitoring, validation studies, continuous research, and feedback from esteemed Partner Organizations and our distinguished Advisory Board.

    Unveiling Comprehensive Training:
    Embark on the industry's most comprehensive criminal investigative training with CPCI. This entirely online, self-paced program marries video lectures, tutorials, labs, practical exercises, and written exams, meticulously shaping each trainee into a skillful criminal investigator.

    Pave Your Path to Prestige:
    Those who achieve this nationally accredited credential unlock avenues to prestigious careers in both public and private sectors. With CPCI board certification, you don't merely possess the skills to track down criminals globally; you're heralded as an industry expert in executing efficient criminal investigations.

    Uncover the Future:
    Experience an all-new online certification course designed to set you apart from the competition and accelerate your career ascent. Establish yourself as a renowned expert with unrivaled proficiency.

    A Glimpse Inside:
    - 24/7 access to self-paced learning modules for convenient completion
    - A concise self-study program to simplify CPCI achievement
    - Engaging video-based tutorials for enhanced retention
    - Real-life scenarios and hands-on training for practical application
    - LIVE investigative exercises to hone your skills in real time
    - LIVE instructor support for prompt assistance and clarity

    Propel Your Potential:
    Our goal is to empower you with expert authority that propels your career miles ahead of the competition. We're dedicated to ensuring your absolute satisfaction with the CPCI program.

    A Guarantee Like No Other:
    To sweeten the deal, if the new Certified Professional Criminal Investigator (CPCI) program doesn't meet your expectations within 3 days, we'll refund your investment. No fuss. No questions. That's our promise.

    Seize the Moment:
    The time to invest in your future success is NOW. Enroll risk-free today and emerge as the investigative expert you've always aspired to be.

    EXAM DETAILS

    Exam Details Program - is graded on a pass/fail system by obtaining a 70% or better is considered a passing grade. The exam is taken online at the convenience of your home or office. It is a closed book exam and is 200 questions. The questions are in a true/false, multiple-choice & scenario-based format. It is a timed exam, you get 3 hours to complete the exam and you must do so in one sitting. Once you start the exam you must complete it. You get one attempt to pass the exam. If you fail the exam you must purchase a new exam license to sit for the exam.

    You can purchase an exam license here  for $450 USD separately to sit for the exam if you don't buy the training bundle.

    RENEWALS

    The cost is $125 for an additional two years and requires proof of completion of 30 CPE credits. 

    ELIGIBILITY 

    Bachelor’s degree or higher plus two years of experience in law enforcement or investigative work
    OR
    Associates degree plus three years of experience as stated above
    OR
    High school diploma or equivalency plus four years of experience as stated above.

    Also, a person convicted of a felony, any crime of moral turpitude or misdemeanor relating to honesty, theft, embezzlement, fraud, or the like shall be ineligible to become a CPCI™. The applicant must successfully pass the prescribed background check, which may include a criminal background check and examination process. Falsification or omission of information on the application form will be reason enough to disqualify an applicant from becoming or remaining a CPCI.

    ADDITIONAL OPTIONS

    What if I don’t want to attend the training program. Can I just sit for the exam?

    You do not need to attend our training programs to sit for the board exam.

    If you are interested in sitting for the exam only to become a Certified Professional Criminal Investigator (CPCI), you may obtain an exam license to do so. Exam licenses are valid for one year after purchase. Click here to purchase just an exam.  

    If you are interested in the Professional Criminal Investigator training only, you may do so by enrolling in the Qualified Professional Criminal Investigator (Q|PCI) program. Upon completion of the Qualified Professional Criminal Investigator (Q|PCI) training program, you will receive a certificate of completion.

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