Courthouses serve as the center of many government, legal, and community activities, but they can also be vulnerable to threats of violence for all who use them. Join us to learn effective strategies and best practices to enhance courthouse security and prevent violence. Gather tools and resources from current security experts for court security planning committees, victim/witness safety considerations, community, and media collaboration, and security recommendations. Gain understanding of behaviors associated with mental health disorders and workplace violence and how they impact courthouse safety.
Examine open source online intelligence/information and learn how to leverage free platforms, databases, and web applications to strengthen criminal cases. Uncover little known facts and techniques to optimize results within two major search engines, Google and Bing, which will support your investigations and prosecutions. Participate in hands-on learning by exploring real time open source data/information and applying that information to criminal case examples.
Improve multidisciplinary team responses to child sex trafficking (CST) cases. Gather information about establishing a formal MDT in your community. Identify gaps and develop short and long term response plans with the help of subject matter experts.
Test the organization’s response conducting an initial investigation searching for a missing or abducted child using the Incident Command System. Employ strategies and responses in mitigating and resolving the emergency. Participate in a multi-disciplinary/jurisdictional exercise, developed by the Department of Homeland Security to build cohesiveness within investigative teams.
Learn how to recognize signs and symptoms of stimulants, hallucinogens, opiates, marijuana, alcohol, depressants, inhalants, dissociative anesthetics, and various drug combinations. Examine current drug trends and the legal considerations related to drug investigations. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, substance abuse is increasing in America. In a 2012 survey, approximately 23.9 million Americans reported using an illicit drug or abusing a prescription medication in the past month. Join us to learn how to combat this growing community concern!
Gather up-to-date information for the investigation and prosecution of all types of child abuse cases. Learn the importance of using a multi-disciplinary team approach when investigating and prosecuting child physical and sexual abuse cases. Identify the preferred methods for interviewing children and suspects, evidence collection, case management, and the current legal issues.
Explore strategies for conducting death investigations that occur from several origins. Learn how to evaluate the crime scene, conduct effective interviews and interrogations, develop case leads, utilize investigative resources (crime laboratories, medical examiners), and comprehend medical autopsies.
Learn more about restorative justice and practice pathways for your community during this three-part webinar series. Join us for the entire series starting in November. Part 1 covers foundational information, Part 2 discusses the structural framework and (Part 3 - March 6, 2018) explores the application of methods. Details of each session in the Learn More section.
Learn current cell phone related strategies and techniques for any type of investigation. Explore and apply current practices for working with different cellular network providers, completing technology-focused search warrants, analyzing cellular provider call data, associating reported data to the investigation and effective case reporting strategies.
Join us for an intensive 2-day training that focuses on understanding and building relationships between the forensic pathologist, homicide investigator, and prosecutor in successfully investigating and prosecuting child homicide cases. Learn autopsy protocols, forensic essentials, and the criticality of determining the cause and manner of death. Understand the unique aspects of investigating a child homicide including interviewing and interrogation, suspect pool development and the role and importance of the prosecutor in gaining appropriate convictions.
Improve investigative techniques and efforts on long-term missing and cold case investigations. Learn from case studies, interactive case discussions, and specific techniques to improve the skill and capacities of law enforcement personnel assigned to long-term missing cases. Learn investigative and prosecutorial strategies for the investigator.
Sexual violence in cyberspace can take on a variety of concrete, yet overlapping forms. “Revenge Porn”, or non-consensual sharing of private images, sextortion, misuse of teen sexting and child pornography are some of the most obvious examples. As these problems have increased in scope in recent years, so too has the interest of the media and legislators around the country. The number of states that have passed new or updated laws criminalizing such behavior has exploded. As these new laws go into effect, investigators and prosecutors need to understand what types of behavior are covered by the laws, how to present them to Judges and juries, and the likely constitutional challenges that will be faced.
Learn advanced interview and interrogation techniques to be used in child exploitation cases. Discuss interview and interrogation strategies. Identify the cultural and legal issues investigators must consider during interview and interrogation. Understand the dynamics of the interview process and how to detect deception.
Gain a basic understanding of gang dynamics and the movement of gangs into the trafficking of children. Recognize the similarities and differences between gang related and gang motivated child sex trafficking versus traditional sex trafficking models as relates to recruiting, victimization, control and the methods of combating gang trafficking.
Develop a multidisciplinary approach for responding to a missing or abducted child incidents. Learn how relationships across disciplines and jurisdictions can greatly improve the team’s ability to be successful in the recovery of a missing or abducted child.
Learn the dynamics of conducting long-term missing and cold case investigations. Uncover specific investigative techniques and best practices to improve the skills and capacities of law enforcement personnel assigned to long-term missing cases.
Sextortion refers to the broad category of sexual exploitation in which abuse of power is the means of coercion and can be coupled with the threatened release of sexual images or information. Because the method of coercion is usually non-physical these cases are sometimes thought of as less egregious than cases with hands-on offenses. Join us for our 2 part webinar series to learn more about the impact on victims and how can we respond. Part 1 (Feb 14) and Part 2 (March 28)
Sexual violence in cyberspace continues to plague the health and well-being of millions of children and adolescents worldwide. This presentation will review the numerous types of crimes against children mediated by information and communication technology. Participants will learn numerous aspects of victimization and why the long-term outcome for these victims is so much worse that when there is child sexual abuse without visual memorialization. The number of states that have passed new or updated laws criminalizing such behavior has exploded. As these new laws come into effect, investigators and prosecutors need to understand what types of behavior are covered by the laws, how to present them to Judges and juries, and the likely constitutional challenges that will be faced.
Gain critical skills needed to conduct effective canvassing investigations and operations. Learn how to identify and collect evidence related to cellular phones, cellular towers, and providers in the investigation of missing and abducted children. Explore effective search strategies, tactics, and methods to recover abducted children. Practice what you have learned using a scenario exercise where you will establish a search/canvass command post, assign individual responsibilities, and develop a response plan to address a continuing abduction scenario.
Technology impacts almost every type of investigation today. Uncover the information technology users knowingly and unknowingly leave behind when accessing and using electronic devices. Learn how to covertly strengthen your investigations through gathering personal, public and open source data. Discuss techniques to locate evidence through technologies that can benefit any type of investigation.
Explore strategies to enhance collaboration between law enforcement agencies and the community to reduce crime and improve community quality of life. Practice working in organized problem solving teams to develop an action plan using community policing principles to address specific public safety threats in your community.
Gain the tools and skills necessary to properly understand, recognize, investigate, and prosecute cases involving child sex trafficking and exploitation. Delve deep into the dynamics of trafficking and exploitation to improve skills related to interviewing the victim and witness and interrogating the trafficker. Learn about tactical implementation designed to identify human trafficking and exploitation, as well as, conduct enforcement operations that produce prosecutable cases.
Gather the tools and resources you need to promote swift and decisive responses to reports of missing, abducted and sexually exploited children. Learn how public safety telecommunications centers can develop, train, and prepare for immediate and comprehensive response during the critical, early stages of an incident.
Gather the policy, procedural and operational resources information to use from call intake through initial on-scene response to support swift, decisive and effective action hours when incidents of missing or abducted children occur. Through review of the scope, scale and nature of the problems contributing to missing, abducted and exploited children, you will be given concrete, operational response tactics in order to address the urgent and complex implications these cases present for first responders. You will engage in a careful review of model policy and operational protocols for effective incident intake, scene security, family and witness interviews, search and canvass, and data management. You will be armed with an array of operational resources that can be applied and/or customized for integration within their agencies and jurisdictions.
Uncover who these unique victims are and the impact they have on the system. Gather information and techniques on how to quantify CST locally, and within specific areas of responsibility. Discuss how to leverage current existing resources, and develop strategic community partnerships to utilize a cost effective victim-centered approach for victims of child sex trafficking. You will be provided with CST specific training and technical assistance opportunities.
Learn how to utilize the evidence to support the proper conclusion in cases involving the death of a child. Gather best practices and tips for the investigation of unexplained child deaths. Discuss possible causes of death and the various investigative steps from first responders to evidence collection, witness and suspect interviews, and medical examination to support prosecution.
The theme for this year's conference is "Step into Your Greatness". The Ohio Law Enforcement Administrative Professionals (OHLEAP) conference offers a variety of training sessions designed specifically for civilians in law enforcement. The OHLEAP committee strives to educate, motivate and inspire those who attend this conference, and introduce you to people who are "walking in your shoes."
Explore emerging illicit drug and concealment trends, drug court and prosecution trends, and the medical response to the current drug epidemic. Learn more about the opioid crisis, NARCAN programs, and medical/law enforcement collaborative efforts. Develop strategies for recognizing and combating current drug issues facing your community. Each session will have a question and answer session to allow for your questions to those on the front line of the drug epidemic nationally.
Conference Theme "Protecting Our Children Through Prevention and Response". Join other law enforcement and school personnel to address school violence and youth victimization concerns through the use of crime prevention and response strategies. Examine the impacts of trauma on youth and effective strategies for working with students experiencing mental illness and learning disabilities. NOTE: There is an individual registration rate as well as a discounted registration rate for a group of 3 or more. Please see the costs tab below for additional information.
Inspired by the late great Vince Lombardi's quote, "Winning means you're willing to go longer, work harder, and give more than anyone else", our 2018 conference theme is "Go Longer, Work Harder, Give More". Join other administrative professionals, executive assistants, and support personnel from criminal justice and other governmental agencies to discuss relevant topics focused on improving communication, enhancing skills, and fostering community outreach.
Construct a multidisciplinary response to high risk victim cases. Quantify the problem of sex trafficking locally, define the high risk victim and the correlation and commonalities between the chronic runaway, repeat victims of sexual abuse, and the child victimized through sex trafficking. Learn effective victim interview techniques and a 5-point strategy to combat the Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children (CSEC).
Develop and enhance the skills of the 21st Century criminal justice instructor or trainer. Examine how adults learn and explore effective instructional methods. Develop a structured learning plan, apply adult-learning techniques, utilize instructional technology, evaluate learner retention strategies, and the legal implication of instruction.
Aspire to Inspire! Join us at the Law Enforcement Administrative Professionals Conference for professional growth, education, and networking with other non-sworn criminal justice support professionals.
Explore the connection between domestic violence and substance abuse, common cause and effect myths about domestic violence, the impact on families and the risks to drug-endangered children. Examine the need for a collaborative response and implementation of multi-disciplinary teams, what all disciplines can look for when collecting information/evidence, and examine the steps to establishing a formal drug endangered children alliance, including protocols and MOU's to sustain on-going efforts.
Examine the impact a child abduction has on family members. Hear first-hand accounts of how loved ones cope with the pain and anguish experienced during the search for an abducted child. Apply this information to improve the response to future cases involving missing and abducted children.
Examine victim, system and societal perceptions which may pose barriers to a full and complete disclosure of abuse and exploitation. Learn interview models and uncover the circumstances where these models are most effective. Practice and apply interview and corroboration techniques by working through an interactive case study.
Understand DNA as an investigative resource. Explore legal issues and computer forensics concerns in child victimization cases. Uncover the impact of human trafficking in child exploitation and use of cold case strategies, data mining, and information acquisition.
Learn basic techniques and requirements for conducting absconder investigations, reporting requirements, and reaching out to support services. Identify strategies for registration safety, tiering of offenders and resources such as SORNA Portal Exchange. Examine finger/palm printing requirements and options for submission.
Identify guidelines for sex offender registration and notification in efforts to protect communities from convicted sex offenders through implementation. Receive a comprehensive overview of the minimum standards required for sex offender registration and notification in the United States as a result of Title 1 of the Adam Walsh Child Protection and Safety Act of 2006 (Public law 109-248)
Discover the threats that Native American children face when they are runaways, throwaways, disenfranchised or involved in activities that put them at greater risk of victimization. Develop a community-based response to protect children in tribal communities.
Learn the basics of standard interior intrusion sensors and systems, how to wire sensor devices to a typical alarm panel, and how to design and install an alarm and video surveillance system. Explore one of the following options on the last training day: 1) Basic lock picking principles 2) Interior-based, hands-on, exterior alarm, sensor defeat techniques training; or 3) Physical security focusing on locking devices, residential security, glazing material options and trouble shooting of video systems.
Enhance the forensic skills of law enforcement professionals responsible for crime scene investigations including missing and abducted children cases. Topics include preplanning, chain of custody issues/evidence security, crime scene identification and preservation, crime mapping and photography, trace evidence, finger/palm prints, DNA/body fluids, composite sketching/forensic art and electronic evidence.
Learn about the role that call takers play in the successful resolution of endangered, missing or abducted children cases. Become more effective at initial call intake and information gathering. Acquire procedures for the use of NCIC, leads management programs and other important tools. Explore legal and cultural issues impacting investigations in a tribal community.
Join us for Campus Response to Sexual Assault to learn the basic current requirements (Title IX and Clery Act) and best practices for managing sexual violence cases on college campuses. Training is offered as a one-day workshop or two-day training for law enforcement first responders and campus administrators or investigators.
Examine the facts surrounding an actual child abduction. Discuss the significance of each phase in an abducted child investigation. Discover the potential implications of activating or not activating an AMBER Alert and evaluate lessons learned.
Review policies and protocols to include the following standards: response criteria, team composition, notification protocol, communication, command and control, search operations, training, legal issues, equipment inventory, CART protocols, and recovery and reunification. Conduct a mock field abduction exercise to test the proficiency and capabilities of the CART program.
Test the organization’s response in conducting an initial investigation into searching for a missing or abducted child using the Incident Command System (ICS). Employ strategies and responses in mitigating and resolving the emergency. Participate in a multi-disciplinary, multi-jurisdictional tabletop exercise, developed by the Department of Homeland Security to build cohesiveness within the investigative team when responding to an emergency.
Develop strategies for the response and investigation of endangered missing and abducted children in tribal communities giving consideration to jurisdiction, location, culture, and community dynamics. Discuss offender characteristics, evaluate investigative strategies, study search and canvass techniques, review legal considerations, examine case studies and engage in a practical scenario exercise.
Learn techniques and strategies to enhance the likelihood of obtaining information from possible victims of child sex trafficking. Compare and contrast typical child sexual abuse cases with child sex trafficking (CST) cases and address the different points of entry into the system for CST victims. Understand how each team member’s role can contribute to a positive outcome of the CST case. Discuss question strategy, interview fatigue, language use and interview suggestions.
Learn techniques to enhance collaborative efforts between service agencies and community members, identify community issues, and create unified responses. Devise long term goals and an action plan to successfully implement grant projects.
One way to promote a drug free community is to create more awareness of the issue within the community. Take the first step by planning a Community Drug Awareness Presentation. During this NO FEE presentation, your attendees will learn about opiates and methamphetamines which have gained in popularity and negatively impacted your community. They will learn how drug abuse is affecting youth, to recognize behaviors that are associated with abuse, and what medical responses are necessary.
Enhance law enforcement capacity to interrupt illegal drug trafficking. Learn procedures for conducting drug interdiction in several phases: cueing, detection, sorting, monitoring, interception, hand-over, disruption, endgame, and apprehension.
Explore strategies to plan effectively for sustainability. Identify factors that may impact sustainability such as turnover, changes in leadership, finances, and resource allocation. Create a plan to address these factors.
Examine community violence types, warning signs, and root causes. Develop a community threat assessment team and explore prevention resources. Examine how schools and youth provide a foundation for resilience, prevention, and violence reduction. Identify community, justice, and culture-based solutions and create an action plan tailored to your community violence prevention needs.
Explore the different types and dynamics of human trafficking in tribal communities. Recognize the importance of domestic trafficking of children in tribal communities and acquire responses to prevent, interdict and prosecute those who would exploit our children.
Work together in teams to review, evaluate, and develop a comprehensive security plan along with an implementation timeline. Explore effective strategies to strengthen your courthouse security and maintain a safe and secure environment for the public, employees, and officials.
Join other child-serving professionals to create a plan of action for preventing child sexual abuse of youth in your care. Learn the signs and symptoms of child sexual abuse, mandated reporter and stakeholder responsibilities. Identify strengths and weaknesses of current prevention practices, and develop an action plan for your organization.
Discuss basic concepts and strategies of Crime Prevention through Environmental Design (CPTED). Explore effective situational crime prevention strategies to enhance public safety. Conduct security assessments through practical field exercises. Examine lessons learned in active shooter events and various principals in effective active shooter and threat response.
Examine common issues faced by law enforcement and service providers when encountering a person in crisis. Review methods to prevent or intervene in a crisis situation in which mental illness is a factor, including de-escalation and communication techniques. Identify presenting symptoms of various types of mental health disorders including mood disorders, psychotic disorders, borderline personality disorders, and anxiety disorders. Explore basic methods of assessing presence of suicidal intention and three alternative intervention strategies. Discuss the lifelong impact that trauma has on individuals such as veterans, abused and neglected children, domestic violence survivors, and individuals impacted by historical trauma. Review trauma-informed care approaches.
Examine the most common failures in critical incident response and learn a proven methodology to quickly stabilize and organize these events. Explore a 4-step critical incident response plan that has been successfully implemented in hundreds of criminal, man-made and natural disasters throughout the country. Discuss and develop a fundamental plan to successfully handle critical incidents on campus.
Develop the skills and techniques to conduct developmentally appropriate forensic interviews with victims of child sex trafficking. Learn the differences between forensic interviews of minor victims and those of other victim populations. Review victim-centered interview methodology with special emphasis given to understanding the factors contributing to child sex trafficking victimization and the impact on development and effects of trauma.
Practice skills to effectively resolve disturbances that may arise in community supervision, during home visits or search and seizure, or in a court setting. Review the Disturbance Resolution model, a framework for determining what level of force is necessary and reasonable in various situations. Explore the legal justification for using force as well as situational desirability, threat assessment opportunities, officer versus subject factors and effective communication techniques.
Discover methods that tribal leaders, law enforcement, social services and others can use to reach youth in the community. Learn the latest technology, social networking and communications tools to prevent crimes against children, provide educational resources, report crime, locate and recover victims of exploitation and abductions.
Improve capabilities to conduct digital evidence preservation, collection, and analysis. Understand the role this type of digital evidence plays in child abduction, exploitation, and child sex trafficking cases.
Review the 7-step approach to drug influence and identification which includes pulse, horizontal gaze nystagmus, vertical nystagmus, lack of convergence, pupillary comparison, pupil reaction and Romberg stand. Gain understanding in how the eyes react to drug influence and the effects on the central nervous system. Practice what you have learned using hands-on activities. As a law enforcement or parole/probation officer, you will gain the skills you need to recognize impairment caused by the most abused drugs or alcohol in Indian Country.
Explore techniques to recognize drug influence when conducting home visits, search and seizure, or during other interactions with probationers. Develop the critical skills to recognize common paraphernalia and the signs and symptoms of persons under the influence of stimulants, hallucinogens, opiates, marijuana, alcohol, depressants, inhalants, and dissociative anesthetics through hands-on instruction.
Address issues commonly encountered by officers during criminal interdiction situations. Review the basic legal aspects concerning search and seizure, types of legal searches, including traffic stops and in-depth vehicle searches, and common concealment methods and detection practices. Learn about pre-search objectives, officer safety, and the common pitfalls associated with vehicle contraband searches. Recognize after-market hidden compartments, contraband concealed in container trucks, and electronically hidden compartments.
Learn about current drug trends and related issues. Discuss specific synthetic drugs, how they are designed and why the design of the drugs is so popular. Examine the marijuana culture, the science behind the drug and the challenges legalization has caused in some states. Explore the dangers of pharmaceuticals and heroin.
Discuss the challenges faced by tribal, state, federal and local law enforcement officers responsible for missing children investigations. Explore jurisdictional issues experienced by Native American communities. Learn how to effectively communicate and work with tribal leaders and expel factors that lead to adversarial relationships. Discuss techniques to improve compromised relationships.
Examine best practices in establishing or enhancing multi-jurisdictional partnerships to combat public safety challenges and improve community quality of life. Discuss the benefits of sharing resources and services across jurisdictional boundaries. Review successful outcome examples resulting from Memoranda of Understanding or Memoranda of Agreement.
Examine the need for evidence to corroborate a child's statement when differed information is gathered from various Multi-disciplinary team members. Learn how to evaluate evidentiary findings through crime scene images, interviews and case studies. Understand the importance of working cooperatively with other disciplines for the benefit of child victims and the prosecution of offenders.
Gain skills and techniques needed for successful implementation of your grants and programs. Receive tips and tools for effective grant coordination from inception through sustainment.
Explore the eight principles of effective offender intervention and identify how they impact your department/agency. Develop a departmental vision and mission statement to support evidence-based practices (EBP). Develop goals, objectives, and action steps for organizational change and development of EBP. Establish measures for evaluation of program and individual success.
Explore promising practices in supervising drug/alcohol-involved probationers/parolees in a community-based setting. Examine the importance of utilizing Risk-Need-Responsivity principles, community-based sentencing options, effective case planning and graduated responses to increase public safety and long-term behavior change. Discuss how stakeholders can contribute to improve outcomes for this population.
Discuss the pervasiveness of mental illness in the criminal justice system. Identify basic mental, sociological and educational characteristics of the mentally ill offender population. Explore strategies to address mental health and addiction concerns in crisis and non-crisis situations. Examine the complexity of co-occurring disorders and the interventions that are most effective. Gather tools to implement an action plan that addresses suicidal thoughts or behaviors, self-injury, reaction to trauma, overdose or withdrawal symptoms and others.
Enact a culturally significant multi-disciplinary team response to a missing or abducted child incident. Discuss team development and composition, study search and canvass techniques, review legal considerations, examine case studies, and engage in a practical scenario tabletop exercise.
Recognize and understand the dynamics of child sex trafficking from a single system response to a full MDT response by focusing on the fundamentals.
Recognize the signs of physical, emotional and financial elder abuse when conducting home visits or during interactions with probationers. Explore the mandatory federal and tribal reporting process, as well as common barriers to reporting. Examine supervision strategies and conditions of probation or probation and parole release for elder abusing offenders. Discuss reentry issues and safe reintegration of offenders back into the tribal community. Develop a tool to assist you with communicating with elders while conducting future in-home visits with probationers.
Understand, recognize, and investigate cases involving missing and abducted children. Determine scope and scale issues and how to manage a missing or abducted child case. Explore crime scene evidence collection and processing, profiling suspects and legal issues, including search warrants and interrogation related to a missing or abducted child.
Identify the obstacles justice teams have in effectively implementing community corrections programs. Explore and practice problem-solving methods. Develop an action plan to address the identified barriers to program success.
The only conference for professional growth, education, and networking with other non-sworn criminal justice support professionals.
Understand, recognize, and investigate cases involving child sex trafficking and exploitation. Learn the dynamics of trafficking and exploitation to improve skills related to interviewing the victim and interrogating the trafficker. Focus on the survivor’s perspective and changing perceptions regarding trafficking victims.
Develop policies and programs that protect children from threats including abduction, exploitation, trafficking, and technology facilitated crime. Explore victimization of Native American and Alaska Native children. Learn best practices for child protection programs. Gain access to state, federal, and local resources and obtain knowledge of planning and program oversight.
Explore the issues related to missing and abducted children. Learn the key components of an AMBER Alert policy, elements of a comprehensive child recovery plan, development of a memorandum of understanding with other agencies, and how to engage or disengage the media on child abduction cases.
Leverage the Comprehensive Approaches to Sex Offender Management (CASOM) model to implement innovative and evidence-based registration and notification strategies. Examine tools for assessing and monitoring, and employ reentry options and services. Monitor and evaluate your program by developing a collaborative approach with other disciplines and preparing a strategic plan for sustainability.
Develop issue-based planning strategies to recognize and address challenges beyond initial SORNA implementation including but not limited to: new employee training, cross training, contingency planning, and records retention. Incorporate a multidisciplinary team to garner continued program support and success.
Learn how major case investigative teams provide increased capabilities beyond any one individual agency. Examine the resource concentration, effectiveness, efficiency, secondary case clearance, networking and politics of major case investigative teams.
Identify comprehensive approaches to sex offender management in tribal communities. Learn about relevant jurisdictional issues and federal laws. Discuss best practices from communities who have developed inclusive sex offender management programs.
Review pre-incident indicators and characteristics of active shooters. Examine relevant case studies and proactive skills to assist you in better preparing and responding to active shooter scenarios. Discuss tips that will assist in the development or enhancement of an emergency plan for your school, department, or organization.
Identify the needs and benefits of developing a multidisciplinary team to support sex offender management program capacities beyond registration , victim safety, and community education. Learn about current trends, sex offender management boards, task forces, and coalitions. Examine formal and informal agreements, recognition of who should be involved, and the benefits of written agreements.
Experts say the United States is in the throes of an opioid epidemic, as more than two million of Americans have become dependent on or abused prescription pain pills and street drugs. One person dies every 12 minutes from a prescription drug overdose in the United States. Join us for this vital training to learn which opiates and depressants are abused most frequently and about the dangers of new synthetics, including Fentanyl. Examine stages of use, addiction, and withdrawal symptoms, and the health and life-threatening dangers posed from use of these drugs. A MUST-ATTEND training to help you build knowledge to address this national crisis.
Learn proactive strategies and investigative methods to investigate Child Sex Trafficking cases, rescue child victims and identify offenders. Investigators will learn how online ads are being used to traffic children, to investigate these ads, and to post ads as part of a proactive investigation.
Built on evidence-based principles, this culturally competent training curriculum supports law enforcement in building strong community relationships, enhancing interactions with youth, and creating effective interventions to divert at-risk and minority youth from the justice system. Improving procedural justice efforts in the juvenile justice system offers an unmatched return-on-investment for local law enforcement agencies. The National Criminal Justice Training Center of Fox Valley Technical College has partnered with the Florida Department of Juvenile Justice to ensure that the State of Florida remains at the forefront of emerging national juvenile justice issues.
Discuss the cultural elements of effective procedural justice enhancement efforts. Explore root causes of delinquency and effective strategies to reduce disproportionate minority contact including diversion techniques, detention reduction, community based alternatives and positive youth interaction. Identify methods to develop and conduct a successful community youth forum for engaging the entire community in enhancing procedural justice.
Explore types of human trafficking and the importance of recognizing domestic trafficking of tribal children. Learn about the investigative challenges of trafficking cases, as well as the importance of the victim interview and placement.
Learn about the roles of law enforcement, first responders, investigators, and child protective services when investigating the death of a child. Receive an overview of the important investigative tips and information related to the causes of death, and the duties and investigative needs of the medical examiner/coroner. Need a specific date or location? Request this training.
Understand, recognize, and investigate cases involving child sex trafficking and exploitation in Indian Country. Learn the dynamics of trafficking and exploitation to improve skills related to interviewing the victim and interrogating the trafficker. Focus on the survivor’s perspective and changing perceptions regarding trafficking victims.
Learn current trends and collaborate with participants representing child protection and public safety officials from border communities, state, federal, and tribal public safety in Mexico and the USA. Address issues in your community related to cross border abductions, child exploitation, and human trafficking.
Gain an introduction into the psychology, or mindset, of those that commit sexually motivated crimes. Learn about sex offender typologies and patterns of behavior. Explore the relationship between paraphilia such as exhibitionism, voyeurism, and fetishism and criminal acts. Review and dissect real case examples to gain insight into offender modus operandi. Knowledge obtained can be applied during interview and interrogation to help resolve sexually motivated cases.
Build collaboration between leaders, service providers and community matriarchs to form a cooperative “shield” that protects Native American and Alaska Native children. Learn skills to better protect children from exploitation, abduction and other forms of victimization. Develop community-based strategies for communication and coordination of efforts. Gain access to tools and resources to insure effective and sustainable programs.
Promote healing, enhance public safety, and reduce recidivism in your role as a tribal community corrections professional. During this training, you will explore strengths-based supervision strategies and case management skills for the following populations on probation: probationers with mental illness, alcohol and substance abuse addiction, and domestic violence offenses. Engage in a variety of activities to enhance your ability to effectively case manage high risk populations. Examine strategies for multi-disciplinary team building to support tribal community corrections.
Learn and practice QPR (Question, Persuade, Refer), an evidence-based life-saving technique developed by Paul Quinnett, to utilize with people in crisis. Examine suicide myths and facts, warning signs, and the impact of historical and intergenerational trauma on suicide in Native American/Alaska Native communities. Examine significant risk factors and learn how to reduce the risk of suicide among probationers by eliminating any one element of the deadly triad - alcohol, firearms and distress.
Explore how historical trauma impacts suicide in tribal communities. Determine how to reduce suicide risk by eliminating any one element of the Deadly Triad: alcohol, firearms, and distress. Apply the QPR method, an evidence-based life saving technique.
Learn the role first responders play in the successful recovery of an abducted child. Identify the steps needed to facilitate containment of the abduction area, preserve evidence, and detect witnesses. Acquire techniques for determining direction of travel, the use of attraction techniques, and steps needed to facilitate a successful recovery of an abducted child.
Learn about the risks technology poses to youth surrounding sexual exploitation and abuse cases. Examine different types of offenders and the technology used to victimize children. Uncover social networking sites and applications used by children and offenders. Identify cyberbullying and prevention methods including sexting and its legal ramifications. Gather information on child trafficking including: grooming process, examination of online advertisements and where to find them, initial recruiting techniques, and, how different cultural heritage and gang influence impacts victimization.
Learn about the differences between child pornography and child sexual assault. Examine offender characteristics and the appeal of technology. Review the various types of technology used for sexual exploitation and to facilitate crimes against children. Discuss how offenders utilize various technology, and the challenges that new technology creates. Learn about the effects of sexual abuse on victims.
Creating and maintaining safe communities requires collaboration to develop strategies that effectively address public safety concerns such as alcohol and substance abuse, child abuse, juvenile delinquency, domestic violence, crime and other threats. The Regional Community Safety Summits will discuss key public safety issues impacting tribal communities and how these concerns can be addressed through community policing, inter-agency collaboration, and multi-jurisdictional partnerships.
Learn strategies to enhance collaborative efforts for justice system planning. Identify stakeholders and advisory board members needed in the planning process. Define community quality of life and create vision/mission statements for your justice system.
Understand how to conduct focus groups, stakeholder interviews, community meetings, and needs assessments. Create a strategic plan by performing a needs assessment to identify justice system strengths and gaps. Utilize customized technical assistance to analyze your needs assessment results.
Compose effective goals and feasible action steps based on emerging themes from your needs assessment. Prepare an evaluation and performance metrics to measure the success of your justice system strategic plan.
Discuss current community reentry challenges for sex offenders and the barriers offenders face. Examine best practices highlighting planning for successful reentry programs, as evidenced by successful strategies from around the country. Review the Native American Sex Offender Management (NASOM) and Circle of Support and Accountability (COSA) programs.
Review key considerations in notifying and protecting victim. Identify information required for notification and what level of notification is required. Plan effective key steps and strategies for conducting effective community notification meetings. Explore approaches for creating public education opportunities and practices to support child, victim, and community safety. Discuss strategies for addressing safety specific to field work.
Identify reporting requirements for NCIC/NSOR and available options for submission
Examine DNA collection requirements & submission options.
Identify required information for form development to support SORNA registration requirements.
Identify community needs specific to SORNA, which will include reviewing policy/procedures, identifying codes/ordinance requirements to support SORNA implementation, and a guide to the strategic planning processes.
Identify steps for program sustainability focusing on new employee training, cross training, contingency planning and records retention.
Determine what level of registration those convicted of particular offenses must register for and special circumstance considerations.
Identify the process and steps for SORNA registration.
Learn about developing sex offender management boards, task forces, and coalitions. This workshop will include components of formal and informal agreements; recognition of who should be involved; and benefits of written agreements.
Identify the options of availability and use of TTSORS and the SORNA Exchange Portal
Identify opportunities to use social media in your community policing efforts. Explore the benefits and risks of using social media. Develop a social media strategy that will be the most effective for your own community policing efforts.
Attend this unique conference to gain the latest knowledge and skills you need to serve victims of crime. Learn about innovative victim assistance programs and gain resources for enhancing the services you provide using a multidisciplinary approach. Choose from a wide variety of workshops conducted by knowledgeable experts addressing some of today’s most critical topics and issues facing victims of crime and service providers.