On November 20, 2020, at 3:30 p.m. ET, the Office for Victims of Crime Training and Technical Assistance Center will present an online Expert Q&A discussion with Sarah Deer and Peggy Bird on "Supporting Indigenous Victims of Violence."
Dispatcher and crisis hotline staff both play important roles in helping individuals in moments of crisis. Although they both share the goal of helping the caller, the steps each role takes can differ greatly. This webinar will teach what those steps are, how shared information can speed up the process, and how each agency can best help the other to save a caller’s life.
Halcyon Frank is a founder of The Dispatch Lab, a dispatch training and support organization.
Join the Association of Prosecuting Attorneys and the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) for “Building a Successful Homicide Committee: Police-Prosecutor Collaboration in Jackson County, MO,” an hour-long webinar that is part of the Capital Case Litigation Initiative webinar series. The Jackson County Prosecutor’s Office and the Kansas City Police Department have instituted a successful, collaborative homicide review process.
DNA is often touted as the “gold standard” of crime scene evidence. In this session, presenters will explore the science behind DNA, DNA-associated evidence types (what we can/can’t process), the methods used to process this type of evidence, and challenges associated with both methods and interpretation of results. This web event is hosted by the Zero Abuse Project in conjunction with the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention’s National Training and Technical Assistance Center.
People with intellectual and developmental disabilities (sometimes known as I/DD) are an often overlooked population in the criminal justice system because of a lack of identification, understanding, and service gaps that prevent providers’ abilities to address their needs. Criminal justice professionals looking to effectively divert people in this population from the justice system can look to this webinar for strategies and tips on diversion, with an additional focus on people who have co-occurring I/DD, substance use disorders, and mental illnesses.
This webinar will discuss various approaches to prosecuting intellectual property crimes while emphasizing the importance of communication between the prosecutor and the investigator.
This webinar will discuss cryptocurrency general information for detailed discussion regarding legitimate use versus illegitimate use, common financial crimes, and avoidance of compliance requirements. Further, the webinar will delve into exchanges, transactions, opportunities for data collection and analysis, the value to criminal or compliance investigations, and a review of current case studies.
Investment frauds result in the theft of millions of dollars from investors on a yearly basis, many times without the victims knowing that they have been defrauded. Fraudsters may target those of modest means or those with small fortunes, yet their methods are almost always the same. Learning how to identify common types of investment frauds, the effective methods for investigating such schemes, and how to successfully prosecute these crimes is key to protecting unsuspecting investors from these scams. This course will focus on common types of investment frauds, including Ponzi and Pyramid schemes, the effective use of forensic auditors throughout such investigations, and what steps need to be taken by the prosecution team to successfully hold these fraudsters accountable.
This presentation will look at how individuals make money through “big business” in relation to the dark web. The presenter will also look at how encryption is deployed throughout the internet, how it will likely be used in the future, and how it will affect criminal investigators throughout the world. Specifically, the presenter will look at the wide-scale use of end-to-end encryption and the potential commercial adoption of anonymizing networks like The Onion Router (Tor).
Examine the relationship between adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and substance use, with an emphasis on research specific to tribal communities and youth. Discuss the confounding effects of social economic factors and ethnicity-based differences in prevalence rates. Review culturally enhanced treatment options for ACEs. Explore specific strategies for caregivers, prevention specialists, treatment providers, criminal justice professionals, and community members. Upon completion of this webinar, participants will be able to:
- Summarize research on the prevalence of ACEs among Native American/Alaska Native youth.
- Explain the relationship between social economic factors, ethnicity-based differences, and prevalence rates.
- Identify culturally-enhanced treatment options for ACEs.
- Describe specific strategies to increase positive outcomes for youth impacted by ACEs.