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.
Our 2018 conference theme is "Go Longer, Work Harder, Give More", 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". 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.
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 by the use of these drugs. A MUST-ATTEND training to help you build knowledge to address this national crisis.
Missing child and child abduction investigations are unlike any other law enforcement will encounter. Accurate situational assessments and good decision making related to immediate resource deployment are critical. As a first responder, you will learn about what happens in the event of a missing child or child abduction investigation and how your actions influence the short and long-term response of law enforcement.
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 strategies for the response and investigation of those who go missing, are abducted or exploited in tribal communities; giving consideration to jurisdiction, location, culture, and community dynamics. During the training, you will discuss offender characteristics, evaluate investigative strategies, study search strategies, review legal considerations, examine case studies and explore the different types and dynamics of human trafficking and exploitation in tribal communities.
Gather up-to-date information for the investigation and prosecution of all types of child abuse cases utilizing a multidisciplinary team(MDT) approach. Learn about medical evidence, interviewing child victims/witnesses and adult suspects/witnesses, along with legal issues involved in the investigation and prosecution of child physical and sexual abuse cases.
Learn new methodologies to make an immediate physical crime scene assessment and how to identify, initiate, and manage emergency disclosure requests through mobile network operators and related content providers. Topics include properly preserving computers and external devices, vehicle information systems, GPS navigation, toll transponders, automated license plate readers, commercial fleet data from vehicle rental companies, and variety of driver services such as Uber and Lyft .You will learn how to properly identify, obtain and preserve network, and provider information.
Develop strategies for response and investigation of endangered missing and abducted children in tribal communities. Learn about state resources and best practices for utilizing state AMBER Alert Program resources. You will examine the unique issues of jurisdiction, location, culture, and community dynamics in tribal communities. Topics will include investigative strategies, internet crimes, case studies, search and canvass tactics, legal issues, and collaboration between state, local, tribal and federal programs.
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! During the training, you will learn how to recognize signs and symptoms of stimulants, hallucinogens, opiates, marijuana, alcohol, depressants, inhalants, dissociative anesthetics, and various drug combinations. Current drug trends and the legal considerations related to drug investigations are examined.
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).
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.
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.
Improve multidisciplinary team(MDT) responses to child sex trafficking (CST) cases. Gather information about improving or establishing a formal MDT in your community. Identify gaps and develop short and long term response plans with the help of subject matter experts.
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.
Examine the psychological and behavioral aspects of threat assessment and management. Gain understanding in normal versus abnormal child and adolescent behaviors, identifying red-flags, why threats are made, and how threats can be managed along a pathway toward violence (both short and long-term) to ensure personnel safety. Review common problems in school threat assessment and propose solutions. Learn multidisciplinary threat assessment and management strategies and explore empirically based youth-violence risk and protective factors. Review assessment tools for use in the school system. Participate in simulated threat assessments and management with followup discussion (hotwash). This training is pending TCOLE certification.
Understand, recognize, and investigate cases involving child sex trafficking and exploitation. Focus on the survivor's perspective and changing perceptions regarding trafficking victims. Delve deep into the dynamics of trafficking and exploitation to improve their skills related to interviewing the victim and interrogating the trafficker. Learn tactical implementation designed to identify human trafficking and exploitation, conduct enforcement operations as well as the roles of non-profits, probation and parole.
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.
Join us for an intensive training focused 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.
The National Institute on Drug Abuse reports that every day, more than 115 Americans die after overdosing on opioids. The misuse of and addiction to opioids—including prescription pain relievers, Heroin, and synthetic opioids such as Fentanyl—is a serious national crisis that affects public health as well as social and economic welfare. (Feb 2018). 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 includes a question and answer session with those on the front line of the drug epidemic nationally.
Examine case studies based on the experiences of a homicide detective and forensic pathologist. Identify key scene findings and correlate these findings to the autopsy results. Analyze communication methods between the investigating agencies and the medical examiner’s office. Gain understanding of how unique features of a case can affect the direction of the investigation. Discuss the ultimate resolution of each case examined and lessons learned.
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.
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.
Learn how to utilize the evidence to support the proper conclusion in cases involving the death of a child. Discuss possible causes of death and gain best practices and tips including various investigative steps for first responders to evidence collection, witness and suspect interviews, and medical examination, and legal issues for prosecution.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
Develop strategies for the implementation of AMBER Alert plans in all tribal communities throughout the state which desire the ability to initiate AMBER Alerts in the aftermath of a child abduction. During this training, tribal leaders, public safety, and emergency management personnel work with State AMBER Alert and public safety officials to identify the resources and agreements needed to bring AMBER Alert to their communities. Sample Memorandums of Understanding (MOU) and Tribal Resolutions are provided and customized to meet the needs of tribal communities. This workshop culminates with an action plan for implementation.
The Wisconsin Victim Assistance Academy provide victim advocates, counselors, attorneys, and law enforcement with basic knowledge, skills, and legal approaches for best serving victims of crime. Gain insights into victims’ rights as well as the trauma that victims are experiencing.
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.
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.
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.
Many offenders who sexually abuse children also possess child pornography. In 2012, over 80% of men arrested for child sexual abuse were in possession of child pornography, with 60% having pornographic images or video of children under the age of five. In 2015, 25 million child sexual abuse files were reviewed by NCMEC, up from 450,000 in 2004. Offenders may use child pornography to groom or control their victims and may manufacture it to memorialize the event for later gratification. During this training, you will learn about the additional trauma victims experience when child pornography is involved. Explore investigative strategies that address the relationship between child sexual abuse and child pornography to supplement an investigation and corroborate victim statements. Gather the right tools and resources to investigate sexual abuse cases and produce the most comprehensive case outcomes.
Themed "A Transnational Epidemic: The Search, Investigation, and Recovery of Missing Unidentified Persons", the 2019 conference will highlight effective and collaborative strategies for search and rescue, death and forensic investigations, crime scene analysis, serial homicide and cold case investigations, responding to mass casualty events, and the recovery of unidentified remains.
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 how child abduction impacts 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.
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.
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.
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.
Enact a culturally significant multidisciplinary 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.
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 criminal justice and welfare system for CST victims. Understand various disciplines' roles and responsibilities and how they can contribute to a positive outcome of the CST case. Discuss question strategy, interview dynamics, 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.
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.
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 failures in critical incident responses and learn a proven methodology for quickly stabilizing and organizing these events on campus. Learn proactive skills and develop or enhance your emergency plans for active shooter scenarios at your school, department or organization.
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 importance of multidisciplinary team (MDT) case coordination and evidence corroboration in the investigation of child abuse cases. Learn how to evaluate evidentiary findings through crime scene images, interviews and case studies. Understand multidisciplinary team members' roles and responsibilities for protecting child victims and offender prosecution.
Since the 1999 Columbine shooting, more than 187,000 students, from at least 193 primary or secondary schools across the nation, have experienced a shooting on campus during school hours. In the first three months of 2018, there were 11 school shootings and those numbers continue to grow today. During this training, you will learn fundamental skills and techniques to build effective threat assessment systems and behavior intervention teams in your school community. Examine pre-attack related behaviors that individuals may engage in prior to an incident. Identify key stakeholders needed to collect, document and funnel information to your school safety teams. Participate in analytical tool demonstrations that assist in modifying pathways to violence.
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.
Learn new methodologies to make an immediate physical crime scene assessment and how to identify, initiate, and manage emergency disclosure requests through mobile network operators and related content providers. Topics discussed include properly preserving computers and external devices, vehicle information systems, GPS navigation, toll transponders, automated license plate readers, commercial fleet data from vehicle rental companies, and variety of driver services such as Uber and Lyft .You will learn how to properly identify, obtain and preserve network, and provider information.
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.
Recognize and understand the dynamics of child sex trafficking from a single system response to a full multidisciplinary team (MDT) response by focusing on the fundamentals of exploitation.
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.
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.
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.
Gather information and techniques on how to quantify child sex trafficking (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.
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.
The 2019 12th annual conference will focus on missing persons reports resulting from mass casualty and multiple victim incidents. Conference presentations will highlight effective strategies for search and rescue, death and forensic investigations, serial and cold case investigations, responding to mass casualty events, and the recovery of unidentified remains. The National Criminal Justice Training Center of Fox Valley Technical College (NCJTC) has partnered with the National Association for Search And Rescue (NASAR) to continue its tradition of offering dynamic speakers who provide broad knowledge and expertise to the program.
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(CST) cases, rescue child victims, and identify offenders. Through lab-based hands-on taining, you will learn how online ads are being used to traffic children, how to investigate and also 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 ensure 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 how technology is used to target and exploit children. Identify the dangers and impact child pornography has on its victims and examine offender characteristics and their use of technology. Review the various types of technology used for sexual exploitation and the challenges that technology creates. Learn about the effects of sexual abuse on victims.
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.
Examine case studies and discuss how technology is used to seduce, lure, and control child victims of prostitution/trafficking. Develop successful investigative techniques to proactively identify and locate child victims of prostitution/trafficking. Discuss investigation pitfalls and challenges.
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.
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.
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.
The ability to organize your thinking and calmly respond can help you avoid a potential crisis. Every year, around 1000 people are shot and killed by police. Five hundred of them wielded a gun with the rest of the them holding knives, toy weapons, or no weapons at all. Police could use de-escalation communication skills to defuse those situations if they have been properly trained to do so.