Sexual Assault for Dispatchers

Course Description

This course is designed for dispatchers and supervisors who are responsible for the receipt of sexual assault calls, the management of those calls, and the dispatch of first-responders. It provides up-to-date information to assist dispatchers in the safe and successful handling of sexual assault incidents.

Course Topics

  • Common Beliefs and Myths about Sexual Assault
  • Dispatcher’s Role with the Prosecution
  • The Dynamics and Affects of Sexual Assault
  • Sexual Assault Response Teams
  • Interviewing Victims
  • Resources and Referrals
  • Communicating with Victims

Course Certification Number: 9070-30929
Course Certification Hours: 8

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Course Fee Information:

Reimbursement Plan IV: There is no tuition for POST reimbursable agencies. Student travel and per diem reimbursement will be via Training Reimbursement Request (TRR) for POST reimbursable agencies only.
Non-Reimbursable agencies: No tuition. There is no reimbursement for travel and per diem.

Course Disclaimer:

This project is supported by Grant No. PO14018519 awarded by the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Service (Cal OES). The opinions, findings, conclusions, and recommendations expressed in this publication/program/exhibit are those of the author(s) and not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women or the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Service (Cal OES). The the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Service (Cal OES) reserves a royalty-free, nonexclusive, and irrevocable license to reproduce, publish, and use this material and to authorize others to do so.


If you are not Law Enforcement you must have prior approval to attend this course.  Please contact Marisa McCullough at for approval.  

Course Date(s)

  • 11/6/15 – Redding, CA
    November 06, 2015 - November 06, 2015
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • 11/16/15 – Los Angeles, CA
    November 16, 2015 - November 16, 2015
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • 1/11/16 – Davis
    January 11, 2016 - January 11, 2016
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • 6/30/16 – San Diego, CA
    June 30, 2016 - June 30, 2016
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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