R4 Sexual Assault Investigations for Law Enforcement: A Trauma-Informed Approach- Idaho Falls FREE COURSE

Course Number: R4228C

Course Description:

Course material will make evident that when law enforcement incorporate trauma-informed core principles and strategies into investigations, these principles and strategies can become standard practice within law enforcement agencies. As practices become standard and departmental culture evolves, community policing efforts will become more effective, thus increasing cooperation between sexual assault victims and law enforcement.

The course introduces learners to trauma-informed approaches and attributes, creating a broader awareness of the importance and nuances of trauma-informed responsive policing in service to building trust in victims — including in marginalized communities — and increasing sexual assault prosecution and convictions.

This course integrates adult learning principles with participatory leadership values and strategies to build upon the expertise of the professional-level participants while modeling engagement strategies.

Module 1: Introduction
Module 2: Foundational Principles of Sexual Assault Investigations Module 3: Trauma-Informed Response to Victims
Module 4: Key Strategies for Successful Sexual Assault Investigations Module 5: Presenting Your Case to the Prosecutor
Module 6: Wrap It All Up

Dates: September 21, 2021

Times: 0800-1700

Credit Hours: 8

Location: Bonneville County Sheriff’s Ammon Field Office, 3750 E. Lincoln Rd., Ammon, ID 83401

Cost: FREE

(Attendees are responsible for meals, travel, and/or lodging)

Deadline: Registration must be received by September 10, 2021

Instructor(s): Annmarie Gray, Debbie Perry

Remarks: To register for this training, please contact: Sgt. Doug Metcalf at
dmetcalf@co.bonneville.id.us —phone 208-529-1350 ext. 1158
For questions regarding this training, please contact:
Susan Patterson | Spatt1@uis.edu

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R4 Cop & Prosecutor: A MDT Approach to Investigating Child Abuse Crimes- Idaho Falls FREE

Course Number: R4210

Course Description:

During this course students will:

  • Lear the importance of working together from investigation to MDT: police, prosecutors, advocates, CPS
  • Learn integral parts of sex and physical abuse cases from the law enforcement and prosecutor stand points
  • Learn what is commonly needed in physical and sexual abuse cases for successful prosecutions
  • Will know terms, strategies, and common issues in child abuse cases
  • Will work through three different types of cases to make sure they have the understanding needed for successful case work with the MDT

Dates: June 14-15, 2021

Times: 0800-1700

Credit Hours: 16

Location: Bonneville County Sheriff’s Ammon Field Office, 3750 E. Lincoln Road, Ammon, ID 83406

Cost: FREE   WARNING- if you register and fail to appear for class, your agency will be billed a $200 attendance fee. Seats filled on first come, first serves and will be limited to 50 students.

(Attendees are responsible for meals, travel, and/or lodging)

Deadline: June 5, 2021

Instructor(s): Jim Sears and Rachel Burris

Remarks: To register for this course contact Tina or JoAnn at 208-529-4352 or email to tmcbride@co.bonneville.us

R4 Human Trafficking- Pocatello FREE TRAINING CLASS

Course Number: R4210F

Course Description:

Instructed by anti-trafficking experts with decades of experience in gang, narcotics and organized crime investigations, multi-agency task force leadership and domestic and international operations.  This course provides frontline officers, first responders, victim advocates, investigators and prosecutors hands-on training in both sex and labor trafficking operations. Topics include, victim profiles and recruitment and control, victim identification and a victim-centered approach to investigations, gangs, organized crime and human trafficking, evidence collection, victim challenges and interviewing techniques, proactive case development, undercover and field operations, prosecution, detailed case studies, and how technology and trafficking intersect both in the commission of and combating the crime. Upon completion, participants will be prepared to identify and respond successfully to crimes of human trafficking, conduct effective investigations, access, share and preserve physical and digital evidence, legally conduct undercover operations, prepare for prosecution, and work efficiently with other agencies and the community to diminish and deter the crime of human trafficking.

Dates: October 15-16, 2020

Times: 0800-1700

Credit Hours: 16

Location: Pocatello Police Department, 911 N. 7th Ave., Pocatello, ID 83201

Cost: FREE

(Attendees are responsible for meals, travel, and/or lodging)

Deadline:

Instructor(s): Peter White, Ray Bercini, Vic Lacey, Jeff Blom

Remarks: To register for this course, contact Pocatello PD Training Coordinator Jene Purman at 208-234-6129.

R4 Sex Crimes for Patrol and New Investigators- Idaho Falls CANCELLED

Course Number: R4228C

Course Description:

This twenty-four (24) hour block of training is for professionals that are first responders to crimes that could take the professional on a stressful, emotional and personal journey.

Who Should Attend?

Professionals that will benefit from this training are patrol supervisors, training officers, patrol officers, new juvenile investigators, SRO, child protective services, medical professionals, District Attorneys and advocacy personnel.

Course Description:

Our Sex Crimes for Patrol and New Investigators Training is a very intense seminar that is both informative and hands on. Sex crimes are some of the most complex and complicated crimes you will have to respond to in your career. It is very important that the students understand that this class will focus on how the tactics used by stalkers and rapists of adult victims, in many cases, are the same tactics that predators, molesters, and pedophiles use on their child victim. This course will focus on the three main components of these types of crimes: the predator’s behavior, the crime, and our response.

Dates: CANCELLED

Times: 0800-1700

Credit Hours: 24

Location: Bonneville County Sheriff’s Office Training Annex, 577 D St. Idaho Falls, ID 83402

Cost: $300.00

(Attendees are responsible for meals, travel, and/or lodging)

Deadline:

Instructor(s): Brent Tharpe

Remarks: To register for this course go to  www.tharpeconsulting.com and click on the Event Calendar or contact Brent Tharpe at 731-287-1962.

Make Checks Payable To:

Tharpe Consulting, checks can be mailed to 325 Burch Rd Dyersburg, TN 38024. We also accept credit cards through PayPal. All attendees will receive a training manual and a certificate of completion.

Hotel Information:  

Hampton Inn Idaho Falls/Airport – 645 Lindsay Blvd – Idaho Falls, ID 83402 – 208-523-1400 – 96.00+ tax – to get rate, ask for a room from Tharpe Consulting block of rooms