Sexual Assault for First Responders

Course Description

Sexual Assault calls present some unique and difficult challenges to law enforcement. This course provides first responding officers with tools to conduct more effective investigations. The tools are based on the dynamics, law, and victimization associated with these highly traumatic calls for service. Whether your agency has established a Sexual Assault Response Team (SART) or not, this course will present strategies which will assist you in completing the investigations that can lead to successful prosecutions.

The instructional team includes a law enforcement officer, a prosecutor, and an advocate, all of whom have extensive experience handling sexual assault crimes.


Course Topics

  • Elements of Crime
  • Interrogating Suspects
  • Resources
  • Interviewing Witnesses
  • Legal Update
  • Investigative Steps and Evidence
  • Victim Dynamics

Course Certification Number: 9070-33433
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.

ATTENDEES

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


Course Date(s)

  • 11/5/15 – Redding, CA
    November 05, 2015 - November 05, 2015
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • 11/10/16 – Davis, CA
    November 10, 2015 - November 10, 2015
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • 1/20/2016 – Chino, CA
    January 20, 2016 - January 20, 2016
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • 2/22/16 – San Diego, CA
    February 22, 2016 - February 22, 2016
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • 3/23/16 – Visalia, CA
    March 23, 2016 - March 23, 2016
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • 4/20/16 – Chowchilla, CA
    April 20, 2016 - April 20, 2016
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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