This course is designed for dispatchers and supervisors responsible for the receipt of domestic violence and sexual assault calls, their management and the dispatch of first responders. This one day course provides current information to assist dispatchers in the safe and successful handling of domestic violence and sexual assault incidents. This offering is a special course, providing 4 hours of POST certification on sexual assault and 4 hours of POST certification on domestic violence in one day. The course is team taught by a dispatcher, a law enforcement investigator and a victim advocate.
Course Topics Include:
- Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault Dynamics
- Legal Update & Evidence Preservation
- Dispatcher’s Role in working with Victims, Suspects, Children, Law Enforcement and Prosecution
- Obtaining good information on these calls
- Wellness and Upcoming Trends
POST Reimbursement Plan IV: There is no tuition for POST reimbursable agencies. As a POST Plan IV, student travel and per diem are normally reimbursable via Training Reimbursement Request (TRR) for this course. However, POST has temporarily suspended tuition and travel reimbursement for all courses, with the exception of classes outlined in POST Bulletin No. 2017-39. 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 PO17048519. 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.