Officer Involved Domestic Violence: What Internal Affairs, Criminal Investigators and Law Enforcement Administration Need to Know
This course provides a comprehensive overview into the complexities and challenges found in investigating, both criminally and administratively, a peace officer who is alleged to have committed domestic violence. The course is designed specifically for criminal investigators, internal affairs personnel, and command and executive level staff. Participants will work through the unique and challenging dynamics involved in officer involved domestic violence cases to develop strategies for overcoming potential barriers in such cases. Participants will also review current legal changes and how those laws impact the criminal and administrative investigations, department policy and ultimately the safety of the victim and officer suspect.
- Dynamics of Domestic Violence unique to Officer Involved cases
- What to do when you get the report
- Legal updates and Gun laws
- Coordinating and managing the Administrative and criminal investigations
- Resources available to your department
- Department leadership related to this domestic violence issue
Course Certification Number: 9070-32436
Course Certification Hours: 16
Course Fee Information:
POST Reimbursement: There is no tuition for POST reimbursable agencies. Travel may be reimbursed through grant funding – Scholarship Funding for travel is available through the California Office of Emergency Services (OES) Law Enforcement Training Program Grant PO18058519. There is no POST travel reimbursement for this course. Please contact Lauren Bunn at firstname.lastname@example.org regarding additional questions on how law enforcement personnel investigating domestic violence are eligible for travel reimbursement for this course or review, complete and submit the below form to Lauren Bunn at email@example.com for review.
POST Non-Reimbursable agencies: No tuition. Travel may be reimbursed through grant funding. If you are from a non-reimbursable POST agency and would like to see if your travel could be reimbursed directly to you or your agency, please contact Lauren Bunn at firstname.lastname@example.org with questions or review, complete and submit the below form to Lauren Bunn at email@example.com for review.
This project is supported by Grant No. PO18058519 awarded by the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Service (Cal OES). The opinions, findings, conclusions, and recommendations expressed in this publication/program/exhibit are those of the author(s) and not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women or the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Service (Cal OES). The California Governor’s Office of Emergency Service (Cal OES) reserves a royalty-free, nonexclusive, and irrevocable license to reproduce, publish, and use this material and to authorize others to do so.
If you are not Law Enforcement you must have prior approval to attend this course. Please contact Marisa McCullough at firstname.lastname@example.org for approval.