COURSE FEE: Free
COURSE DESCRIPTION: The response to, and investigation of, sexual assault crimes requires a victim centered approach as part of an effective investigation. This course is designed to enable rural officers to better understand the impact of sexual assault upon victims as well as apprehend the offender.
Topics include: Medical Forensic Examination, Alcohol/Drug Facilitated Sexual Assault, Victim Interview, Suspect Interview and Interrogation, and Sexual Assault Report Writing.
Target Audience: Rural law enforcement officers and investigators
This course is federal grant-funded training and is specifically for rural states and all territories. Also included are rural areas as defined by The Office of Rural Health Policy (ORHP). To determine your eligibility please visit:
PREREQUISITES/EQUIPMENT: Foundations of Sexual Assault Investigation for the Rural Officer Online
CONTACT INFORMATION: Crystal Blakley: firstname.lastname@example.org at 501-570-8056. Or call Toll free: 1-800-635-6310.
This is a 13 hour class.
This project was supported by Grant No. 2019-TA-AX-K013 awarded by the Office on Violence Against Women, U. S. Department of Justice. The opinions, findings, conclusions, and recommendations expressed in this publication/program/exhibition are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women.