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Rural Law Enforcement Training: Domestic Violence Intervention and Investigation

Event Date(s)

Tuesday, February 18, 2014 at 8:00am - Wednesday, February 19, 2014 at 5:00pm


Hosted by the Florida Sheriffs Association and Martin County Sheriff's Office

Tuition: FREE

Overview:  This training course was developed specifically for rural law enforcement because rural areas experience unique challenges when responding to domestic violence calls. A law enforcement officer, a prosecutor, and a domestic violence victim advocate team-teach contemporary concepts of domestic violence intervention and investigation. 

Training Outcomes:  Increase officer and victim safety, and increase offender accountability to prevent future abuse 

  • Identify interviewing, evidence gathering, and probable cause determination techniques to investigate and report domestic violence crimes more effectively 
  • Identify components of evidence-based investigation and prosecution 
  • Identify liability issues for law enforcement agencies and apply practices to potentially decrease risk of lawsuits 
  • Understand dynamics of domestic violence 
  • Identify law enforcement’s role in a coordinated community response 
  • Apply state and federal domestic violence laws 

Registration:  Online registration. Cut off date is February 7, 2014.

Questions:  Email Tim Woods or call 800-424-7827, ext. 317

Download flyer (pdf)

Location: Martin County Sheriff’s Office, Training Unit Classrooms, 800 S.E. Monterey Road, Stuart, FL

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