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.
Learn how to 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 as well as effective interview techniques when working with these victims.
Learn more about the resources used by ICAC Task Force Investigators and how they can assist child advocacy center employees to protect children. During the webinar, we will share resources such as examining digital images and documents for metadata to show ownership, equipment used to create the image or document, and possible locations of the offender/crime scene. You will learn about the identification of additional victims through forensic examination of computers and cellphones, how possible hands-on offenders are identified from their activity in certain online communities, and tips for including ICAC’s in your MDT.
Develop the skills and techniques to conduct developmentally appropriate forensic interviews with victims of child sex trafficking. Learn the differences between interviewing children in child abuse cases and interviewing child sex trafficking victims. 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. Learn to gather information regarding the use of technology in the child sex trafficking business model and the multitude of crimes that traffickers commit, including the use of sexually explicit images of minors (child pornography).
Discover the relationship between self-care and organizational resilience. Organizational resiliency promotes an inclusive work environment, strengthens employee retention, and improves workplace satisfaction. Gain strategies to understand, assess and support work culture and morale. Explore how ethical leadership influences a resilient culture and how a focus on self-care impacts organizational effectiveness.
Review stress factors, the toxic stress of poverty, the correlation between stress and alcohol and substance abuse, and the protective nature of community on stress resilience. Discuss the generational impact on stress resilience. Explore the predictive quality of social and community support on building stress resilience and stress management and reduction strategies.
Examine proven methodologies associated with the management and supervision of those responsible for the investigation of unresolved child homicides, identification of unidentified human remains and the location of long-term missing children. Explore the critical administrative and supervisory strategies necessary for the resolution of these cases. Demonstrate the importance of a multidisciplinary approach using innovative methodologies and current forensic capabilities to achieve resolution on cases.
Explore the challenges involved with no body homicide investigations. Most start as missing persons cases; the suspect’s head start coupled with the absence of the victim’s body leaves gaping holes in the investigation. Experienced instructors will provide you with the framework and tools to build a prosecutable circumstantial case—regardless of the age of the case—from proving the victim is dead using established practices such as victimology, interviews, documents/records/digital footprint to search strategies and best practices in documentation. This training will also provide established prosecution strategies that maximize the likelihood of success. One-on-one case consults with the instructors Assistant Attorney General Robert Kaiser and retired Lieutenant Marianne Flynn Statz, both of whom have first-hand experience with No Body cases, are included in the course fees but spots are limited because of limited time.
Join us for a series of webinars that will provide insight and strategies to effectively rethink how police agencies operate and connect with the community. Three distinct areas will be considered for developing an inclusive and engaged community police department. This webinar series is designed for police executives and officers, government leaders, community members, and those who are committed to supporting effective policing strategies for their communities. Part 2 of our 3-part series discusses how the decisions of a single officer can greatly impact how our communities view the policing professional as a whole. Hiring, training, and setting a tone for an inclusive culture is a critical step in building long-term community trust.
Explore and discuss the application of Forensic Genetic Genealogy (FGG) and the ways it aids in investigations. Techniques instructed will include tips in using genealogy to help establish the identities of cold case suspects and assist with identifying human remains. Instruction is provided by experienced investigators who have gained expert knowledge in their application of forensic genetic genealogy through real-life cases. Discuss topics including forensic genealogy techniques, investigative strategies for developing leads and information, as well as working with private labs and other related resources.