Child abduction cases all too often become unsolved child abductions. One of the most frightening crimes a community and law enforcement will encounter, circumstances can vary widely from a witnessed child abduction to a belief an abduction occurred, but it was not witnessed. A reported abduction which is in fact a parental murder or negligence related death may also have occurred, rather than an abduction. These cases are complex to investigate when they occur and even more so when months or years have passed, and the cases have been essentially closed. Develop a process for identifying viable cases to reopen. Recognize likely hurdles you will encounter and develop the skill to navigate valuable resources to access when reopening a case. Utilize an investigative checklist to manage the renewed investigation of a child abduction and become informed about evidentiary advances which may impact your investigation.
This training is designed for law enforcement investigators who may be tasked with investigation of child abductions and related crimes.
Upon completion of this training, you will develop capabilities to: * Determine the solvability factors to consider when reopening a case * Comprehend the profile of the offender and victim in child abductions * Utilize relevant tools and resources in your investigation * Employ an investigative checklist to assist in your case management * Recognize evidentiary advances and how they impact a case * Pinpoint the role of the supervisor in the unsolved case investigation
This training is not open to the general public. Approval to attend this training is subject to the approval of the host agency as well as your qualifications submitted on your registration. * Law Enforcement