Homicide in America-DeKalb

Registrations are closed for this event
Date: Thursday, April 05, 2018
Registration Deadline: Thursday, March 15, 2018
Time: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Instructor Location:
Community Outreach Building
2500 N. Annie Glidden Road
DeKalb, IL
Instructor: Phil Chalmers
Member's Fee: $0
Non-Member & Civilian Fee: $0


Teen Killers, School Shooters, Mass Murderers & Serial Killers

This course will address the causes, warning signs and triggers of teen killers, school shooters, mass murderers and serial killers. In a fast-paced and hard-hitting training style, he will discuss dozens of cases and display hundreds of crime scene photos and videos, teaching attendees not only what makes teen killers, school shooters, mass murderers and serials killers tick, but also now to stop them, by learning the causes, warning signs and triggers of these killers.

Unlike most experts, Phil Chalmers talks directly with the killers themselves, along with getting the first-person crime scene perspective from the investigators who have worked these cases.

Topics covered include:

  • Causes, warning signs and triggers of teen killers and school shooters
  • Dangerous youth culture, including cop-killing music, violent video games, and Dangerous social media and phone apps
  • The latest trends in mass murder and serial murder, including the new profile
  • Gangs, cults, and crime prevention
  • School safety, home safety and personal safety

All course registrations will be handled by the Illinois Coroners Association

The registration form is attached

 - Only those affiliated with a coroner's office or law enforcement agency may attend -


Phil Chalmers is a true crime writer, law enforcement trainer, youth culture specialist, and a television personality. He is the author of several books, including “Inside the Mind of a Teen Killer” and “True Lies”. He has been researching homicide and interviewing offenders for 30 years, and his work has been featured on dozens of television shows and networks, including A&E’s “Killer Kids” and Fox’s “Crime Watch Daily”. He has interviewed over 200 killers face to face, including teen killers, school shooters, mass murderers, and serial killers. His current project is a book and television show about serial killers, and solving cold cases. He resides in Sarasota, Florida and is married to a middle school teacher named Wendi.

This course has been certified by the ILETSB and approved to meet the following mandates:

☐ Civil Rights

☐ Constitutional & Proper Use of Law Enforcement Authority

☒ Cultural Competency

☐ Procedural Justice

☐ Human Rights

☐ Law Updates

☒ Lead Homicide Investigator

☐ Use of Force (must include scenario based/similar training)