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Academy Overview

The IHEA-USA Hunter Incident Academy, the only one of its kind, provides skills, knowledge, techniques, and confidence to state and federal wildlife officers in hunting-related incidents. IHEA-USA is keenly interested in the proper collection, documentation, and analysis of this important data. Wildlife law enforcement officers who are already experts in investigations in outdoor landscapes will improve their investigative techniques. With this additional training, improved collection of facts is possible, and crucial in the mission of keeping hunting the safe activity that it is for curriculum development and media outreach efforts to aid in the prevention of hunting incidents. Through hunter education courses volunteer instructors provide students with the needed knowledge and skills to avoid becoming a statistic.

The five-day academy will cover the following topics: policies, planning an investigation, tools of the investigation, bullet-path reconstruction, evidence kits, ballistics, blood analysis, evidence collection, diagramming, the methodology of the hunting investigation, treestand falls and scenarios.


Saturday, March 28, 2020 at 8:00 AM EDT
Wednesday, April 1, 2020 at 12:00 PM EDT


Johnsonburg Camp & Retreat Center 
822 Route 519
Johnsonburg, NJ 07825

This course is for Conservation Law Enforcement Only

Contact Paulette Lubke for more information or to register.
Phone: 303-430-7233
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