National Institute of Justice

Ongoing funding opportunities:



Amber Alert Training and Technical Assistance Program

A 4 day course in advanced investigative techniques that includes cold case training will soon be offered.

American Academy of Forensic Sciences

The AAFS is offering several workshops on investigative techniques and the role of DNA in cold case resolution at the annual meeting.

The BJA Law Enforcement Training Database

Clearinghouse of federally funded and supported training available to state and local law enforcement officials.


Federal Law Enforcement Training Center

The FLETC/Office of State and Local Training (OSL) offers training programs to state, local, campus, and tribal law enforcement agencies. These programs are advanced training programs.


National Center for Missing Adults

NCMA periodically offers a course in investigative methods for locating missing adults that includes the resolution of cold cases.



National Clearinghouse for Science, Technology and the Law at Stetson University College of Law
Institute of Investigative Sciences

This organization offers courses in death scene and cold case analysis. Seminars are scheduled every two weeks.

Naval Criminal Investigative Services

NCIS offers free courses periodically to law enforcement officers on investigating cold cases.

Police Training

A large calendar of training classes for law enforcement is offered, including classes that offer cold case training nationwide.