Welcome to the National Homicide Investigators Association’s (NHIA) website. The NHIA was originally founded in 1988 in Pinellas County , Florida and formerly known as the Florida Homicide Investigators Association. As a Florida based organization, it is the mission of the National Homicide Investigators Association is to provide investigative support, training, and networking opportunities to homicide investigators, prosecutors, forensic technicians, federal agents, military police and death investigation professionals throughout the North American continent. The “cornerstone” of our Association is our low cost, affordable annual training conference related to homicide case management and operational strategy as well as the latest advancements in forensic science and laboratory technologies. Our general objectives shall be to advance the community orientated goals of law enforcement in the specific area of homicide investigations, to advance the educational undertakings among homicide investigators and to promote the welfare of the community. During this annual five-day event, the participants experience notable case presentations and training seminars. In addition, the conference provides an environment for networking, individual case evaluations and discussions of investigative techniques with some of the top investigators and prosecutors in the nation.
The mission of the National Homicide Investigators Association can be summed up to 5 words:
We would like to thank everyone for attending last year’s conference making it one of the largest conferences to date. The National Homicide Investigators Association is already working on topics and presenters for this year’s training conference. Please check back frequently for updates, topics and speakers for this year’s conference. Also, pictures from last year’s conference will be updated in the near future.