Brief Overview: The course is designed to give a greater understanding of the intricacies of modern child sexual/physical abuse investigations. The course will explain some of the challenges law enforcement faces today given various social movements and some negative publicity in the media. The goal is to give the consumer a greater understanding of how these investigations unfold and an understanding of both positives and negatives when presenting cases for charging.
Expert Presenter: Sergeant Eric Skog has worked with the Saint Paul, Minnesota Police Department for over 20 years. His experience includes various assignments in the patrol officer capacity such as District Operations, Mounted Patrol, and the Motors Unit. He has also served as a negotiator with the Crisis Negotiation Team for over seven years. After being promoted to sergeant in 2012, Sergeant Skog has served as an investigator with the Sex Crimes Unit and the Robbery/Homicide Unit. Most recently, he has moved to the position of patrol supervisor in the Downtown Patrol Unit. Sergeant Skog holds a bachelor’s of science degree in Organizational Administration and a masters of art in Theological Studies.