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Domestic Violence Training

Rural Law Enforcement Training:  "Domestic Violence Intervention and Investigation"

This two-day training is open to members of law enforcement, criminal justice, advocacy agencies, and other community organizations involved with domestic violence prevention and awareness.

An expert law enforcement officer, prosecutor and advocate team-teach the five main components of this training: liability, the dynamics of domestic violence, investigation and interviewing, prosecuting domestic violence cases, and solutions and resource development.



During this training, geared to address the specific needs of small towns and rural areas, training participants will learn how to:

  • Use new interviewing, evidence gathering, and probable cause determination techniques in domestic violence cases
  • Conduct more effective investigations to hold offenders accountable and therefore prevent future abuse
  • Enhance the safety of victims of domestic violence and of responding officers
  • Decrease the risk of lawsuits against law enforcement agencies
  • Apply federal and state laws pertaining to domestic violence
  • Enforce protection orders
  • Describe evidence-based investigation and prosecution
  • Describe the dynamics of domestic violence
  • Identify counseling, shelter, and legal resources for the victim
  • Identify law enforcement's role in a coordinated community response to domestic violence crimes.

Depending on state regulations, individuals who complete this training can receive 14 hours of POST certification.



This training is tuition-free. Participants are responsible for their transportation, lodging, and meals.

 

Domestic Violence Training for Rural Communications Professionals (Dispatchers/Call Takers)

This one- and-a-half-day training is for dispatchers, call takers, and other emergency services telecommunication professionals and their supervisors. 

An expert law enforcement officer, prosecutor and advocate team-teach contemporary concepts of domestic violence intervention and investigation.

During this training, geared to address the specific needs of small towns and rural areas, training participants will learn how to:

  • Conduct effective responses to domestic violence 9-1-1 calls
  • Use new interviewing, evidence gathering, and probable cause determination techniques in domestic violence cases
  • Enhance the safety of victims of domestic violence and of officers responding to domestic violence calls
  • Apply federal and state laws pertaining to domestic violence
  • Identify liability issues for dispatchers/call takers
  • Describe the dynamics of domestic violence
  • Identify the impact of domestic violence on society.

Depending on state regulations, individuals who complete this training can receive 10.5 hours of POST certification.

This training is tuition-free. Participants are responsible for their transportation, lodging, and meals.

 

Click here to register for a course.

 

Domestic Violence Training Locations

NSA is selecting training sites for the Rural Law Enforcement Training: Domestic Violence Intervention and Investigation and for the Domestic Violence Training for Rural Communications Professionals (Dispatchers/Call Takers).

Law enforcement agencies or other organizations interested in hosting a training should contact Tim Woods at 703.838.5317.