Does your community struggle with a rise in drug usage and overdoses? Do you know why Fentanyl is so popular? Gil Van Attenhoven shares what Fentanyl is, what causes overdose deaths and why it is happening.
In the January edition, we take a closer look at death investigation training opportunities that support investigators, prosecutors, and other investigative professionals.
Do you investigate sexual assault crimes? Do you provide corroborative evidence in all of your investigations? In sexual assault investigations, evidence and information about the crime is gathered primarily from three sources: the victim; the suspect; and the crime scene (including other witnesses). Melissa Hoppmeyer shares three critical things in properly investigating sex crimes.
Suspicious deaths can take months or even years to solve. Collaboration is key to a positive outcome for victims and their families. Bill Hanson shares three critical ways to ensure success in your death investigation cases.
Have you considered the core correctional principles of sex offender management for supervision officers, law enforcement, and treatment providers? Have you considered national trends and information regarding sex offender management within your community? Chris Lobanov-Rostovsky shares three critical things to consider related to the core principles for sex offender management.
How does your agency communicate with media during a crisis? What steps have you taken to prepare? Anne Schwartz will share three things your agency can do to communicate effectively during a crisis.
Why do agencies need to change and evolve? What steps are you taking to help foster an inclusive culture and a transparent organization? Consider three ways to approach and implement organizational change that can strengthen community and employee trust.
Do you have implicit or explicit bias? Do you know how to identify the bias that you possess? Tekoa Pouerie shares three critical things surrounding the differences between implicit and explicit bias and what negative impact they can have if ignored.
Do you currently teach or instruct within your organization or agency? Teaching can be one of the most difficult, yet rewarding jobs we can do within our profession. Truly great instructors make lasting impacts on their students, their organizations, and their profession as a whole. Consider three ways you can approach your training sessions to truly maximize your outcomes and deliver great training to your students.
Do you have a comprehensive approach to sex offender management in your community? Do you have strong partnerships and cooperative approaches to monitoring, supervising, and treating sex offenders, and supporting sexual assault victims? Chris Lobanov-Rostovsky shares three critical things to consider related to comprehensive approaches to sex offender management.