Mon, Aug 17 | U.S. Dept of Justice

Investigation Basics and Prosecution Options

Domestic Violence in Indian Country: focus on proven techniques to ensure a better investigation and the prosecution of misdemeanor and felony level domestic violence crimes in federal court.
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Investigation Basics and Prosecution Options

Time & Location

Aug 17, 2020, 7:00 PM
U.S. Dept of Justice

About the Event

Domestic Violence in Indian Country:  Investigation Basics and Prosecution Options

This webinar will focus on proven techniques to ensure a better investigation and the prosecution of misdemeanor and felony level domestic violence crimes in federal court.  

This U.S. Department of Justice sponsored webinar will be held on August 17, 2020 from 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm EST.  The training content will be delivered online via Cisco WebEx (WebEx).  Presenters for this webinar are Detective Mike Agnew, Fresno PD (ret.) and Leslie A. Hagen, National Indian Country Training Coordinator, U.S. Department of Justice.This training is for police, prosecutors and advocates responding to domestic violence in tribal communities.  

Topics to be covered include the following: the nature and prevalence of domestic violence; charging options in federal and tribal court; trauma informed interviewing; determining the predominant aggressor; the effective use of body worn cameras; documenting excited utterances; photographic documentation of violence; and report writing.  In short, viewers will learn how to build an evidence based case that may withstand prosecution challenges like victim recantation. The ultimate goal is less homicides, less violence, justice for victims and safer communities.

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