Course Catalogue

Introduction to Major Case Management

Introduction to Major Case Management

This course was developed by the RCMP and has been made available to all police services via CPKN.

Thousands of major crimes such as homicides, kidnappings, or multi-victim white collar crimes are committed in Canada every year. Such cases often involve multiple witness, suspects, and legal challenges. Due to the volume of information involved in these cases, police must take a highly structured approach to the investigative process to ensure that the case is thoroughly investigated.

Introduction to Major Case Management will develop an awareness level of employee knowledge relating to the command structure of major case investigative teams and the 9 principles that should guide all major case investigations.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course you will be able to:

  • Describe the historical cases that gave rise to development of an MCM investigative structure
  • Identify and describe the roles within the Command Triangle
  • Summarize each of the 9 MCM principles
  • Identify the recommended practices required to carry out a major case investigation in accordance with MCM principles
  • Recognize the case law that guides MCM practices
  • Apply the 9 principles of MCM to an actual homicide investigation

Target Audience

This course is designed for cadets, sworn police officers, and any civilian or public service employees who may be involved in major case investigations.

Content Provider

Content for this course has been provided by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.


Price: $50.00

Content Provider: RCMP

Language: English

Length: 2 hours


Release Date: 2010-09-30